Publishing Industry Perspectives

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Here are some updates and opinions related to the scholarly publishing industry.

Karger partners with ‘Indian Institute of Eminence’
The publisher aims to promote OA publishing in India through read and publish deals.

Rewarding open practices in research publishing
Monica Moniz explains how an innovative ‘question-led’ journal series can motivate authors and promote the advancement of knowledge.

Digital Science acquires Writefull
Writefull’s AI language models are trained on billions of sentences from scientific journals. The acquisition will boost Digital Science’s portfolio for researchers and publishers.

Defence against the dark arts: a proposal for a new MSc course
Professor Dorothy Bishop advocates for training people specifically for detecting academic fraud.

Female researchers are less influenced by journal prestige – will it hold back their careers?
W. Benedikt Schmal shows how female researchers made significantly different publication choices from their male counterparts, when German institutions temporarily lost access to Elsevier journals.

eLife’s New Model: Changing the way you share your research
From next year, eLife is eliminating accept/reject decisions after peer review, instead focusing on public reviews and assessments of preprints.

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