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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

 

White Papers

Harnessing Science for a Sustainable Future: Narrowing the Policy, Research, and Community Divide

This white paper presents key takeaways and recommendations from a virtual conference held last year that brought together policymakers, government representatives, UN officials, and leading researchers from over 100 countries around the world to discuss the role of science in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), how to better integrate… Read More

How scholarly publishers can use Agile methodologies to respond to change more effectively: New White Paper (scholasticahq.com)

As the rate of evolution in the scholarly communication landscape continues to accelerate, how can journal publishers become more readily adaptive? The answer to that question may start with changing the way they approach project management. This new white paper from Scholastica explores how implementing principles of Agile project management,… Read More

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

 

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

Developing country access to on-line scientific publishing: Sustainable Alternatives

Carol Priestley made a presentation on access of developing countries to scientific researches published. Read More

 

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