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Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission
Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission
Tim Birkhead, Robert Montgomerie | May 10, 2017
We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.
Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal
Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal
John H. McCool | Apr 6, 2017
Our totally bogus case report swiftly passed muster, with only minor revisions requested.
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Feb 16, 2017
While the University Grants Commission’s system prioritizes peer-reviewed papers, experts not involved in the initiative express concern that it could incentivize cheating.
Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform
Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 9, 2016
Wellcome Open Research will enable immediate publication and transparent peer review.
Breathing Life Into Papers
Breathing Life Into Papers
Bob Grant | Jun 13, 2016
Researchers prepare to launch an effort to make the scientific literature more dynamic.
New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process
New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process
Kerry Grens | May 3, 2016
Studies in Research Integrity and Peer Review analyze ethics and quality in both science and publishing.
Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy
Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2015
An editor of the journal Scientific Reports quits in protest of paid, expedited review.
Riding Out Rejection
Riding Out Rejection
Kate Yandell | Mar 1, 2015
How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication
Scientific Publishing, 1665
Scientific Publishing, 1665
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2015
Henry Oldenburg founded Philosophical Transactions to share scholarly news from the “Ingenious in many considerable parts of the World.”
Opinion: Out With the Old
Opinion: Out With the Old
Viviane Callier | Jan 21, 2015
The research community doesn’t need more journals. It’s time we embrace non-traditional publishing platforms.