Crossref now accepts preprints

Crossref now accepts preprints

Crossref, the not-for-profit member organization for publishers, announced today that it is now accepting the registration of Crossref DOIs for preprints. The key decision is to acknowledge that preprints are a valuable part of the research story, and ensure that authors' own or institutional repository versions can be linked up with any eventual version on a publisher's site.

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Nominations open for the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award

Nominations open for the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University and SAGE Publishing now are accepting nominations for the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award. Established in 2013, the SAGE-CASBS Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the behavioral and social sciences that advance our understanding of pressing social issues. It underscores the role of the social and behavioral sciences in enriching and enhancing public policy and good governance.

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Springer Nature and journal editors team up in project for developing countries

Springer Nature and journal editors team up in project for developing countries

A new initiative started by Springer’s journal Environmental Earth Sciences will enable people in developing countries to gain access to safe drinking water. For every review completed for a paper in the journal in 2017, Springer Nature will donate one household water filter – on behalf of the peer reviewers of this journal – to the non-profit humanitarian organization “Filter of Hope.”

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