Publishing quality-impact factors-peer review

Scholarly communications selected links from December 2016 – January 2017

By Ruth Lewis on January 31, 2017

Lists of possibly “predatory” journals and publishers: Jeffrey Beall, Colorado librarian, removed his blog site from the web in mid-January. There was a lot of speculation about this move and much was written about the usefulness of these lists, even though their flaws are well-recogn...

Scholarly communications selected links from November 2016

By Ruth Lewis on November 30, 2016

ORCiD Open Researcher and Contributor ID: Wiley, Royal Society of Chemistry and American Chemical Society now require authors to provide their ORCiD when they submit articles. They join many other publishers which have signed the ORCiD Open Letter. More info in press releases: Wiley and Royal Soc...

Scholarly communications selected links from September 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 30, 2016

The last week of October will be the ninth International Open Access Week with the theme “Open in Action;” the theme will “highlight the researchers, librarians, students, and others who have made a commitment to working in the open and how that decision has benefited them—from researchers ...

Peer review week roundup 2016

By Ruth Lewis on September 29, 2016

The focus of this year’s Peer Review Week was #RecognizeReview. There have been discussions about how scholars would like to be recognized or given credit and how publishers and other organizations are recognizing peer review; another thread has been how early career scholars can learn to d...

Scholarly communications selected links from August 2016

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2016

Recommended links: A Quick Tour Around the World of Scholarly Journal Publishing, by David Crotty, Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press, in The Scholarly Kitchen blog. This is a nice overview of changes and issues from a publisher perspective. If you read this, you̵...

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: Slides from the article are available for use also; they are licensed CC-BY. The academic, economic and societa...

Scholarly communications links from June 2016

By Ruth Lewis on June 30, 2016

OpenCon 2016: Only one week left to apply to attend OpenCon 2016 on November 12-14 in Washington, DC! Applicants can request a travel scholarship, which will be awarded to most of those accepted. OpenCon seeks to bring together students and early career academic professionals from around the worl...

Scholarly communications links from April 2016

By Ruth Lewis on April 28, 2016

Worth reading: Takeaways from SPARC MORE conference, March 2016. I attended this conference; SPARC Open has done a nice job of distilling some of the big issues. The recordings are a little disappointing since a few are cut off or missing. Some of my favorite presenters: Danny Anderson, President...

Getting Credit for Peer Review Work into ORCiD

By Ruth Lewis on February 26, 2016

This 5 minute talk, ORCiD Implementation – Publons goes over the procedure for getting peer review work into Publons and exporting to ORCiD: ORCID Implementation – Publons from ORCID, Inc