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By Editage Insights | August 31, 2017
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Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, August 2017
To help you stay up-to-date with the latest topics of discussion in academia, we've curated this list of interesting posts and updates. While most of these posts are about journal publishing and... Read More
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By Editage Insights | July 31, 2017
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Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, July 2017
If the month of July seemed to whizz past while you were hard at work, we have you covered. This month was interesting because there were several noteworthy happenings: an author exposed predatory... Read More
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By Wolters Kluwer | July 27, 2017
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Shining a light on editorial integrity
In the face of growing distrust of science and facts, and the erosion of editorial quality by dishonest online publishers, credible journals must be increasingly transparent in adhering to quality... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | July 21, 2017
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Google-funded research under fire; company and academics deny allegations
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal and Campaign for Accountability accused Google of “paying academics to publish research favorable to the company’s policy and business positions—often... Read More
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By Hema Thakur | July 04, 2017
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Replicating an experiment on uncertainty
Economics scholars at the University of Chicago investigate how uncertainty affects cooperation and emphasize the importance of replicating experiments to validate their findings. Read on to learn... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | April 26, 2017
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Springer announces mass retraction of 107 papers by Chinese authors
Springer announced the retraction of 107 papers published in Tumor Biology, an open access cancer journal, as they found evidence of peer review manipulation. Most of these papers were authored by... Read More
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By Jayashree Rajagopalan | March 06, 2017
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Peer reviewer refuses to review after author declines data sharing request
Gert Storms, a consulting editor for an American Psychological Association (APA) journal was asked to resign after refusing to review a paper because the author declined his request to share the... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | October 31, 2016
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Why should researchers choose open access?
Why choose open access? That’s a question both early career and senior researchers grapple with. A growing realization of the benefits of switching from the traditional subscription model to the open... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | July 26, 2016
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What causes peer review scams and how can they be prevented?
Peer review is regarded as one of the mainstays of academic publishing. It is conceivably the most trusted method to weed out invalid and suspicious research and improve the quality of published... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | July 15, 2016
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Irreproducibility is one the most widely discussed topics in the scholarly circles. While it is common knowledge that there is a crisis of reproducibility, finding a way around it has proved to be... Read More

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