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Scholarly Communications Good Reads

We love to stay updated about the goings on in the academic publishing industry to bring you the content that helps you stay ahead of the curve. In order to do this, we read up a lot! In this section, we share some of the most interesting bits of information we came across. Read these updates to get a monthly snapshot of what has been happening in the world of scholarly communication.
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, December 2016
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The issues that received attention in the scholarly community in December were related to authorship, high subscription costs of journals, launch of Elsevier’s new metric CiteScore, privacy protection for scientists facing allegations of misconduct, Swiss participation in EU-funded research, and more. 
The best of Editage Insights in 2016
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As the year is drawing to a close, our team of editors have compiled the best content we published in 2016. The curated list includes some thought-provoking articles, great tips from the industry experts, guidance to help researchers tackle some of the commonly encountered problems, and answers to questions that bother many researchers. We’re sure that reading this content would be a great way of welcoming the new year, armed as you would be with more knowledge, confidence, and motivation! We...
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, November 2016
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November was an eventful month for researchers and non-researchers alike. While Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections was much talked about, some other issues in academic research publishing were discussed as well, e.g., a novel technique to curb plagiarism, the scalability of the peer review system, and challenges faced by most researchers.
Good reads, October 2016
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Some of you would agree that staying on top of the happenings in the scholarly world this month was no mean feat! To ensure that you didn’t miss out on any of the buzz, our team of editors has curated the most exciting and thought-provoking deliberations they came across. Happy reading!
 Good reads, September 2016
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We’re here, with our list of the most interesting discussions of the month, handpicked by our editors. Besides Peer Review Week, which was highlight of the month, there were exchanges around Elsevier’s patent for online peer review, the emerging trend of outsourcing clinical trials, the need for animal testing in biomedicine, and more.
Recommended reading about the scholarly publishing industry
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Exactly a year ago, we started sharing monthly updates about trending discussions in academic publishing. Continuing this initiative, this month, we'd like you to read these articles about publishing costs, predatory publishing, academic misconduct and bad science. We've also included some interviews and blogs to keep you reading!
Good reads, July 2016
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Did your busy schedule keep you from following the hottest topics of discussion in the scholarly circles? Worry not! Our team of editors has been on top of the goings-on in academia and has curated a list of the most interesting discussions in the month of July. With exchanges buzzing around impact factor and its efficacy, open access mandates,
Academic publishing and scholarly communication: Good reads, June 2016
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In June, most of the discussion in scholarly circles revolved around misconduct, corruption and credibility in science, the future of science communication, and of course, Brexit.
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, May 2016
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What was the academic publishing industry talking about in May 2016? We bring you a quick overview of some of the hot topics of discussion: data sharing, retractions, author recognition, the reproducibility crisis, and much more. Happy reading!
Good reads, April 2016
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The month of April saw recurring deliberations on interesting topics such as the evolution of peer review and its current state, the Sci-Hub initiative, career development of researchers, retraction, and so forth. This post shares some of the most interesting trends in academia this month.

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