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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.
Capturing the essence of Peer Review Week 2018
This year, for Peer Review Week, the entire scholarly publishing community came together with gusto to celebrate the event and show their support for diversity in peer review. Feast your eyes on some of the biggest highlights and most popular discussions on social media during the week.
Peer Review Week 2018: Good reads
Peer Review Week is one of the most exciting events for the scholarly community around the world. We hope you have been following Editage Insights’ Peer Review 2018 series where we have shared several interesting insights from industry professionals about this year’s theme: Diversity and inclusion. This year’s event is coming to a close and we wanted to capture some of the most interesting discussions around the theme of this year’s Peer Review Week. This post curates some interesting...
Good reads, August 2018
The month of August was remarkable for the scholarly communication and academic publishing community. Several important discussions around preprints, use of animals in research, about the job prospects of Ph.D. students, and more took place. If you have been too busy to catch up with these, you need not worry. We have you covered! Below is a list of some of the most interesting developments and conversations. Happy reading!
Good reads, July 2018
Hasn’t July been a busy month on the scholarly communication and academic publishing front? We know it may not have been easy to catch up with all the happenings. From discussions about gender disparity in the field of academia to the relationship between science and politics, a lot has transpired! But don’t worry; we have you all covered. Let’s plunge straight into the some of the most interesting conversations of this month! Happy reading!
Top 20 fascinating science YouTube channels for researchers
YouTube can be a great source of engaging science-related videos if you know where to look. This article lists the top 20 most fascinating YouTube channels for researchers and science buffs. This list has something for everyone – whether you’re fascinated by physics, captivated by chemistry, or astounded by the wonders of astronomy. 
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, June 2018
Do you know what the scholarly publishing industry was talking about in June 2018? We've curated for you an interesting mix of some great discussions about research and publishing. The topics in this edition include: peer review, the impact factor, Europe’s OA 2020 mission, China’s unique five-structure system, a recent image manipulation discovery, and tips for postdocs. Read on and stay updated!
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, May 2018
The month of May has rushed past us, and a lot has transpired on the scholarly communication and academic publishing front. If you have been too busy to catch the buzz, do not worry! Our excellent editorial team has you covered. This month, conversations around the lack of reproducibility, challenges faced by researchers who move abroad, issues that libraries around the world are facing, and more such topics gained traction. So here’s a curated list of the most interesting discussions of this...
Most Memorable Moments on Academic Twitter in April-2018
Last month, academic Twitter was abuzz with conversations around topics such as Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, the March for Science Movement, and the contribution of libraries and librarians across the U.S. If you’ve been too busy to stay on top of these discussions, here’s a quick roundup of some interesting conversations that the scholarly community was having on Twitter in April.
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, April 2018
Do you know what the scholarly community was talking about this month? Our team of editors has compiled a list of the some great posts from around the web that include trending discussions on “zombie” papers, depression among researchers, fake acceptance letters from journals, and how competition and “Nobel lust” affects researchers’ choices.   
Top 40 Academic blogs every PhD student and researcher should read
Academic blogs are a great way to pick up chatter about what’s brewing in scholarly publishing and what researchers think about specific aspects of academia. They are also a great source of essential tips and guidance for researchers and PhD students as they advance through their academic careers. This article lists 40 popular academic blogs that every researcher and PhD student needs to read!