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2017 was an eventful year for everyone in academic publishing. The year witnessed many trend-setting changes and new practices, keeping many of us on our toes. Throughout the year, we interviewed many thought leaders in the scholarly publishing industry to get a sense of their views on these trends and changes. In this SlideShare presentation, we bring you extracts from their interviews and the advice they shared to help you.  Did you find these extracts useful? Was there any one which...
Interview with research integrity specialist Prof. Lex Bouter
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Prof. Lex Bouter is among the 400 most influential biomedical researchers in the world and a distinguished name in the field of research integrity. Following a PhD in epidemiology, Prof. Bouter played several roles in academia and scholarly publishing, including that of a Professor, PhD supervisor, and Rector. He has been extensively affiliated in senior roles with several academic and scientific organizations and has authored/co-authored nearly 700 publications. Prof. Bouter's current...
Interview with research integrity specialist Prof. Lex Bouter
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Prof. Lex Bouter is among the 400 most influential biomedical researchers in the world and a distinguished name in the field of research integrity. Following a PhD in epidemiology, Prof. Bouter played several roles in academia and scholarly publishing, including that of a Professor, PhD supervisor, and Rector. He has been extensively affiliated in senior roles with several academic and scientific organizations and has authored/co-authored nearly 700 publications. Prof. Bouter's current...
Interview with Clarinda Cerejo, Editor-in-Chief, Editage Insights
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As the Editor-in-Chief of Editage Insights, Clarinda Cerejo oversees the functioning of a global multilingual learning and discussion platform for researchers. She has over 11 years of experience working closely with non-native English-speaking authors to help them get published in international English-language journals. Through her work as an academic editor and trainer, she has become well acquainted with the pressures that researchers face and the challenges they encounter in trying to get...
Interview with Gail Schofield, ecologist and research communicator
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Gail Schofield is a marine ecologist with over two decades of research experience in coastal area management and conservation of endangered species. She has considerable experience as an academic author and peer reviewer and is on the editorial board of two journals. In recent years, Gail has been exploring using alternative formats, e.g., video abstracts, plain language summaries, to translate her research findings to show the impact of her work on conservation management practices. She has...
Interview with Dr. Leonid Schneider
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Meet Leonid Schneider, a cell biologist, science journalist, prolific cartoonist, and a passionate communicator. Following a PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Dusseldorf in Germany, Leonid held several postdoctoral positions as a stem cell researcher. After gaining 13 years of research experience in molecular cell biology, Leonid began talking about science through his blog "For better Science," where he explores current issues in academia using an...
Interview with Dr. John Butler-Adam
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John Butler-Adam is the Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Science, the second oldest journal in South Africa. He serves as a consultant to the University of Pretoria. He has worked with the Ford Foundation as the South African Program Officer for Post School and Higher Education; with the Eastern Seaboard Association of Tertiary Institutions as Chief Executive Officer; with the University of Durban-Westville as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic); and with Institute for Social and...
Interview with Dr. John Butler-Adam
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John Butler-Adam is the Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Science, the second oldest journal in South Africa. He serves as a consultant to the University of Pretoria. He has worked with the Ford Foundation as the South African Program Officer for Post School and Higher Education; with the Eastern Seaboard Association of Tertiary Institutions as Chief Executive Officer; with the University of Durban-Westville as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic); and with Institute for Social and...
Interview with Yusuff Utieyineshola Adeleke
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Yusuff Utieyineshola Adeleke is a recipient of the Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (India). Under this program, he spent six months at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. Back home in Nigeria, he is a Senior Research Officer at Science Policy and Innovation Studies (SPIS) Department, the National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM). His areas of interest include conducting research on scholarly communication, scientometrics, policymaking,...
Misuse of bibliometric analysis shifts scientists' focus from their research to pursuing scores
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Since 1983 David A. Pendlebury has been a citation analyst at Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters. After undergraduate and graduate studies in ancient history, David began working as a translator and indexer at the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), which was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 1992, and worked with ISI founder Eugene Garfield on his personal research projects. In 1987, he developed the Research section pages of...

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