Editorial

PLOS Water publishes first papers

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The Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced that PLOS Water has published its initial cohort of papers. The journal’s mission is to connect researchers across the hydrology, water resources, and water, sanitation and hygiene communities, amplifying a diverse set of voices to influence the global discourse around water. The journal has so far received more than 60 submissions from researchers around the world.

Canadian Science Publishing announces new guidelines for reporting community-engaged research in manuscripts

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CER is a growing area that involves researchers and communities collaborating to advance community goals and science. With the rise in queries from authors and submissions across our journals on CER, we developed these guidelines to support transparent reporting of studies that include community participation. 

Clarivate Launches New Global Research Report on Managing Academic Publication Credit in a Collaborative...

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Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today released a new report from the company’s Institute for Scientific Information™ which proposes a new method for analyzing the credit authors of academic papers receive via citations.  

Frontiers for Young Minds to Connect Schoolchildren to Scientists in a Live Peer Review...

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This year, the World Expo in Dubai has been bridging governments, companies, international organizations and citizens through the theme of "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future". The prestigious scientific publisher Frontiers will do just that by hosting a live review of a real scientific article by schoolchildren at the Swiss Pavilion.

ResearchGate and IOP Publishing partner to increase the visibility of academic content

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ResearchGate and IOP Publishing (IOPP) today announce a new collaboration agreement to explore ways to support the scientific community through syndication of IOPP peer reviewed scholarly content on ResearchGate’s platform.

Oxford University Press to publish British Society for Immunology journals

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Oxford University Press (OUP) and the British Society for Immunology (BSI) are pleased to announce that OUP will publish the BSI’s journals, Clinical & Experimental Immunology and Discovery Immunology, beginning this month, January 2022. These titles join Immunotherapy Advances which launched in 2020 and is already published by OUP.

AIP Publishing to Launch Two Fully Open Access Journals in 2022

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AIP Publishing (AIPP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new titles to the growing family of Open Access (OA) journals. APL Energy and APL Machine Learning will join a portfolio that also includes APL Materials, APL Photonics, and APL Bioengineering – three high-impact Gold OA journals that advance open science while preserving the diversity, quality, and financial sustainability of the peer-reviewed publishing upon which our research community depends. The journals will open for submissions in mid-2022 and start publishing by the end of 2022.

Springer Nature expands its eBook portfolio in Artificial Intelligence, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science...

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Springer Nature has acquired the Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science from Morgan & Claypool Publishers, a pioneer in online publishing of concise books on the newest areas of engineering and computer science. 

AIP Publishing Announces Three-Year Read & Publish Agreement with Jisc

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AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has reached a three-year Read and Publish agreement with Jisc, an academic not-for-profit that advances digital technologies in support of education and research in the United Kingdom.

Clarivate Identifies the One in 1,000 Citation Elite with Annual Highly Cited Researchers List

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Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, unveiled its 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers™ today. The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate.

Clarivate Identifies the One in 1,000 Citation Elite with Annual Highly Cited Researchers List

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leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, unveiled its 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers™ today. The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate. 

ACS transparent peer review offers more insight into the peer review process

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As a part of its commitment to open science, the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is piloting a new peer review process, called transparent peer review, in two of its journals, ACS Central Science and The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. For authors and reviewers who choose to participate, transparent peer review makes the reviewers’ comments and the authors’ response to the reviewers visible to readers of a published article.