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New ScholarOne report: Increasing the quality and timeliness of scholarly peer review

A new white paper from ScholarOne has been published, outlining “the practice of peer review, both its importance to the publishing industry and to the wider scientific community. It identifies strategies for improving peer review timeliness, including emerging and evolving … Continue reading

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Inviting and responding to comments

The BMJ have an active system for readers to comment on articles published in their online publications.  But a recent report covered here in the Scholarly Kitchen suggests that authors are not engaging in the process.   The BMJ report: “Adequacy … Continue reading

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What librarians want from publishers

I recently saw this open letter from a group of librarians addressing their hopes and concerns about e-books. An Open Letter to E-Book Creators and Sellers from Library Customers Libraries and their customers have a long and mutually beneficial relationship … Continue reading

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Video presentations on social science publishing

The STM Association recently held an excellent meeting titled Beyond Books: What STM and Social Science Publishers should learn from each other.  Because attendance was impacted by the travel chaos in London at that time, STM have made the videos … Continue reading

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SAGE highly commended in the JISC TechDis Publisher Lookup Awards

We’re very pleased to have been awarded joint second place in the first ever JISC TechDis Publisher Lookup Awards, recognising publishers who have excelled in changing and adapting their business processes to meet their customers’ accessibility needs. SAGE has always … Continue reading

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How to get published – tips for new authors

I have just come across this excellent article from Inside Higher Education that should be a must read for any new author.  Perishing without Publishing by Rob Weir gives 11 simple, straightforward tips for anyone planning on preparing and submitting a … Continue reading

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