Category Archives: journals
A couple of heavy-duty battering rams have hit the journal subscription system in Europe. And they are so big, this will likely set off a chain reaction that changes the scholarly communication
It should never be a rushed afterthought. An awful lot is riding on the quality of scientific abstracts. Most readers will rely on that summary, delving in no further. And a conference
By Hilda Bastian What should scientific editors be able to do well? We would all be able to agree easily on some basics. Last year, a group led by David Moher and colleagues
0000-0002-8715-2896 Technically, the “most journals don’t charge authors” statement could well be true. Most open access journals may not charge authors. The source that’s used to support the claim is generally DOAJ –
0000-0002-8715-2896 It’s not enough to mean well, is it? Principles matter, but so do the effects of acting on our strongly held beliefs. We need to keep re-visiting our values in considering the impact
0000-0002-8715-2896 Over 500 science journal editors, publishers, and meta-researchers are gathered in Chicago for the 8th Peer Review Congress (#PRC8), a once-every-4-years researchfest about “enhancing the quality and credibility of science”. I’m live-blogging – you can catch
0000-0002-8715-2896 An editorial expression of concern is a way to alert readers to behind-the-scenes worries about the integrity of a publication. It emerged in 1997, from the influential International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, but was
Explosive disagreements over the origins of CRISPR, the leading methodology for editing genes, were inevitable. CRISPR has given scientists (and journalists) dizzying dreams of a near-unlimited ability to manipulate the genomes of animals and plants,
Leonhart Fuchs credited his illustrator collaborators in De Historia Stirpium, 1542 Physicists set a new record this year for number of co-authors: a 9-page report needed an extra 24 pages to list its 5,154 authors.
Got this in the intertubes this morning. Sorry - not planning to submit there.
Dear Jonathan A Eisen,
Hope you are doing well.
We, Bio Accent open access publishers came newly into publishing sector to provide a platform to the researchers, practitioners, students and professionals from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field of Microbiology.
We have found your profile from your institute; it seems you are a very good expert in Microbiology. We don’t want to miss your appreciable work so, we are inviting you for manuscript submission in BAOJ Microbiology.
We request you to let us know if you have any kind of research work to publish with us and please let me know your tentative date of manuscript submission.
We are expecting huge support from your side, so it will help us to get indexed & impact factor soon.
Awaiting your positive response.