Everyone’s talking about the innovative new tools and services that authors are using to prepare manuscripts and submit to journals. Manuscripts is one such authoring tool, and here are three things worth knowing about it, along with a brief video demonstration.
In the context of scholarly journal publishing, we typically think of manuscript Metadata as “title,” “authors,” “citations,” and other text elements that are descriptive, but also reproduced in the body of the manuscript. The most common use of Metadata is for manuscript discovery.
Today is likely a travel day for many in the industry, with several European conferences scheduled for next week: ISMTE European, STM Frankfurt and Frankfurt Book Fair.
Authors have a growing number of questions about complying with funder mandates.
Ever wondered what Peer Review Evaluation (PRE) does with peer review data exported from Editorial Manager? Here’s a look at PRE in action! The graphic below shows the result of PRE analyzing data about the peer review activities that took place in JBJS’ EM deployment.
The latest very useful STM Report cites more than $1.6 trillion spent each year by research funders. Since funders use journal output to evaluate the outcomes of their investments, they are urging publishers to collect more, granular, and structured manuscript data. Funders are also pushing for more (open) access to manuscripts and underlying data.