New Publishing Models

Scholarly communications selected links from June 2018

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

Impact factor/research evaluation and metrics in the news: Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2018 Release (JCR 2017 data) is now available. More info. High-profile indexing service punishes 20 journals, issues unusual warning about five others, from Retraction Watch. “Clarivate is stripping 20...

Scholarly communications links from July 2016

By Ruth Lewis on July 28, 2016

>>>>>Open Access articles worth reading! How open science helps researchers succeed, by Erin C McKiernan et al. eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.16800 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.1680. Slides from the article are available for use also; they are licensed CC-BY. The academic, economic and societa...

Scholarly communications links from March 2016

By Ruth Lewis on March 31, 2016

Calling attention to a few stories this month: Seven Things Every Researcher Should Know About Scholarly Publishing, post from The Scholarly Kitchen. Although Scholarly Kitchen is usually written from a publisher perspective, this seemed like a nice overview of many of the issues I try to cover o...

Open access monographs from Luminos (University of California Press)

By Ruth Lewis on October 15, 2015

“Luminos is University of California Press’ new Open Access publishing program for monographs. With the same high standards for selection, peer review, production and marketing as our traditional program, Luminos is a transformative model, built as a partnership where costs and benefits are...