The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions.
The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories

Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions.

Broken links, clunky formats, and outdated platforms have both authors and publishers turning to alternative solutions.

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Where to Share Data Instead of Journal Supplements
Where to Share Data Instead of Journal Supplements
Diana Kwon | Aug 19, 2019
A brief guide to some of the most commonly used general-purpose repositories
UC Faculty Protest Elsevier by Suspending Work for Cell Press
UC Faculty Protest Elsevier by Suspending Work for Cell Press
Kerry Grens | Aug 8, 2019
More than 30 professors will no longer serve on editorial boards of the journals unless Elsevier and the University of California can reach a contract.
Genetics Articles Retracted at Higher Rate than Other Disciplines
Genetics Articles Retracted at Higher Rate than Other Disciplines
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 26, 2019
A study estimates that 0.15 percent of genetics articles are retracted, most commonly for duplication and plagiarism.
Opinion: Please Help Reviewers by Embedding Your Figures
Opinion: Please Help Reviewers by Embedding Your Figures
Ricardo Borges, Andrew G. Ewing | Jul 23, 2019
The standard system of separating figures, tables, and legends from the text is unnecessary and laborious.
University of California Loses Access to New Content in Elsevier Journals
University of California Loses Access to New Content in Elsevier Journals
Diana Kwon | Jul 12, 2019
The university and the publisher have been trying to forge a new licensing agreement for the last year.
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
Diana Kwon | Jun 25, 2019
One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.
Opinion: Agriculture Must Replace Small Science with Big Science
Opinion: Agriculture Must Replace Small Science with Big Science
Sylvie Brouder | Jun 17, 2019
Agronomic sciences should follow the lead of genetics and other disciplines in sharing data.
Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers
Research Institute Investigates Possible Image Manipulation in Papers
Shawna Williams | Jun 11, 2019
PubPeer commenters have flagged more than 100 papers from branches of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research for apparent image duplication and other issues.
Opinion: Stop Gaming Peer Review
Opinion: Stop Gaming Peer Review
Jens P. Goetze and Jens F. Rehfeld | Jun 6, 2019
It is a violation of publishing ethics to use the peer review comments of one journal to mature a manuscript and submit to another with a higher impact factor.