Research can drive progress, but where are we in making publications accessible?felixioncool, pixabay.com Scientists embark on the difficult journey of research to find solutions to the world’s most important problems. Accessibility is arguably the key to ensuring that science can fulfill its purpose. Only if science is widely consumed byRead More →

Dear Gaby, In my youth, teens, and early adulthood, I kept journals from time to time. Now my children are grown and while sorting through old memories I came across them and wondered what to do with them. I would be mortified if my children read them, but at theRead More →

The Los Angeles Business Journal and its sister publication, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal, are making changes aimed at bringing together the region’s major business news outlets to better serve the greater Los Angeles area. Josh Schimmels, publisher and general manager of the Los Angeles Business Journal, will addRead More →

Moscow: Russian scientists are excluded from international collaborations.Credit: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many research organizations quickly cut funding and collaboration ties with Russia. But the moves have sparked a debate over whether Russian scientists should be able to publish in international journals. Some argue that a boycottRead More →

OCould you consider a donation to support Weekend Reads and our daily work? Thanks in advance. The Week at Retraction Watch featured: Our list of removed or removed COVID-19 items stands at 214. There are now over 32,000 withdrawals in our database – which now feeds withdrawal alerts in Endnote,Read More →

If there’s one thing I noticed in Amman, it’s that Jordanians love American culture, but hate American politics. In Amman, McDonald’s is considered a fine dining restaurant and everyone wants to own a brand new pair of Nikes. The theaters are filled with American films and the children prefer ArianaRead More →

The comprehensive collection is designed for teaching and researching the history and life of black history and culture in the United States. LONDON, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — EdTech leader ProQuest, part of Clarivate, today announced the launch of ProQuest Black Studies, a searchable collection of curated sources on BlackRead More →

Cuero Update: This one day deal has expired and prices are now back to normal. Bring the old world charm and sophistication of Victorian leather aesthetics into your modern life with this incredible sale on Amazon. Cuero is offering deep discounts on their entire leather collection, making this the perfectRead More →

THIS is in reference to the article “Urdu Literary Magazines Survive Against All Odds” (January 24). Dr. Rauf Parekh’s weekly column is on the whole informative and often enlightening. An avid reader of his writings, I had mixed feelings while perusing his article on literary journals. Granted that the subjectRead More →

The world now has around 10,000 disinformation sources disguised to look respectable. Although they superficially seem to have scientific authority, for years they have made money by publishing false and even absurd findings – misleading to the uninformed, but not necessarily dangerous. Then COVID-19 arrived. False cures, false claims aboutRead More →

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Jan 24;12(1):e053735. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053735. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Awareness of patients’ capacities for innovation is growing, but knowledge about the extent and nature of patient-centred innovations in the peer-reviewed literature is limited. OBJECTIVES: The objective of the review was to answer the question:Read More →

Over 400 Pakistani scholars and researchers have submitted research papers to a bogus academic journal with around 150 falsified studies published since 2019, it has emerged. The articles were published in a so-called “cloned journal”, misleadingly named, “International Journal of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity” (IJDRBC), as reported by TheRead More →

One philosophy journal got rid of its corporate publisher to protect its current open access status, while another launched a fundraising scheme that offers philosophy departments institutional memberships. the Social Ontology Journalsince its inception in 2015, has been published by the German company From Gruyter as a fully open accessRead More →

This semester’s J-School Journals producers are Maya Williams (front left) Kamryn Marshall (front right), Kelly Pusey (back left) and Aliyah Terry. Photo courtesy of: Shan’T-Erica Pugh. J-School Journals is a showcase for student documentaries that air on the university’s public access cable channel and are also shown online. J-School Journals,Read More →

Weekly News Collection November 11, 2021 – In addition to this week’s NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers weekly news summaries that feature the latest product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information today.Read More →

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Although this page contains frequently asked questions about the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Journal of Veterinary Research, be aware that many questions regarding specific topics can also be found on dedicated pages on our site. If you are looking forRead More →

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Although this page contains frequently asked questions about Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Journal of Veterinary Research, please note that many questions regarding specific topics can also be found on dedicated pages of our site. If you are looking for informationRead More →

Cambridge University Press is launching an initiative it describes as a “new concept” for the journal, bringing together researchers from different fields to explore fundamental questions that cut across traditional disciplines. Research Directions is the brainchild of Fiona Hutton, CUP Executive Editor and STM Open Access Publishing Manager. A formerRead More →

2021 launch offers expanded content, new journal citation indicator and revamped UI LONDON, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in providing insights and trusted insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today released the 2021 update to its annual report Journal Citation Reports (JCR)™. TheRead More →

Life can be overwhelming. We are all worried, stressed or out of control at some point. Whether you’re struggling with mental health issues or just need an outlet for your thoughts, guided journaling can help. Of course, keeping a journal is not a substitute for professional help. Still, it canRead More →

Journals that charge high publication fees but offer few editorial services are considered “predatory”.Credit: Getty Widely Used Academic Database Scopus Hosts Articles From Over 300 Potentially ‘Predatory’ Journals That Have Questionable Publishing Practices, Analysis Finds1. Together, these titles contributed to over 160,000 articles over three years, or nearly 3% ofRead More →

DOHA: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ) announced yesterday that six of its leading journals are now indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). This includes QScience Connect, the publisher’s interdisciplinary journal that covers research from all disciplines considered valid, ethical and correct. Speaking about the announcement, BQFJ ManagingRead More →