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COVID-19 medical papers have fewer women first authors than expected

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments have shuttered schools and implemented social distancing requirements that limit options for childcare, while simultaneously requiring researchers to work from home. Some have argued that the authorship gender gap in academic medicine is best explained by a slow pipeline and the historical exclusion of… Read More

China’s research-misconduct rules target ‘paper mills’ that churn out fake studies

China’s science ministry is set to introduce its most comprehensive rules so far for dealing with research misconduct. The rule is designed to tackle researchers’ widespread use of companies known as paper mills, which produce manuscripts that are often based on falsified data. In 2017, China’s Ministry of Science and… Read More

Preprint servers have changed research culture in many fields. Will a new one for education catch on?

Academic research moves at a famously sluggish pace. It can often take well over a year between the time a paper is submitted to a peer-reviewed journal, and when that article is published. And then, only those who can get to a library that subscribes to the journal can see… Read More

 

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Researchers at the Centre: Content Discoverability, Visibility, and Access

In March 2019, Springer Nature and ResearchGate entered a unique partnership to explore new ways for researchers to share content. The goal was to combine Springer Nature’s expertise in publishing high-quality research with ResearchGate’s online platform of millions of scientists, and deliver a better experience for the communities served by… Read More

Achieving an equitable transition to open access for researchers in lower and middle- income countries

The Research4Life initiative has expanded in scope since 2002 to provide free or very low-cost access to the current research literature in over 10,000 registered institutions in eligible countries, helping address research inequalities from the readership side. Given an increasing focus on UN SDGs and a global transition in scholarly… Read More

Expand your reach to global markets through AI-based localization

One of the challenges in content localization is capturing the subtleties of the original language (intonation, volume, etc ) that give the complete meaning of words. Without this, what is truly meant to be communicated may literally be “lost in translation”. With Emotion Mapping, different degrees of pitch, tone, volume… Read More

 

Presentations

Elsevier in China – a brief

Paul M. Evans, Vice President of Elsevier, China, has given a brief on the STM publishing industry, his company's proposed activities in China and ethical publishing standards. Read More

Andrew Berin, US Health Sciences Journals, Elsevier, on open access

Andrew Berin, Publisher of US Health Sciences Journals at Elsevier, made a presentation on open access at The Anchasl Spring 2005 Meeting held on April 1, 2005 at Wesley Long Community Hospital. The presentation examines the functions of open access journals, the role of commercial publishers, the rights of the… Read More

Defining paperless publishing

Kaufman-Will Group, consultants for STM publishers, presented the system of paperless publishing at the 45th annual meeting of the Council of Science Editors. The integration of technology in the publishing process involving editing, production, and peer-reviewing is discussed. Read More

 

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