All Blog Posts Tagged 'Journal' (7)

Center for Open Science: Will it Disrupt Subscription-Based Publishing?

Academic publishing is still largely the domain of traditional academic journals. Academics understand the impact of their work when published in an established and prestigious peer-reviewed journal. It means esteem for the work, for them, and for the universities they represent. It can also mean progress along the pathway to tenure or grant funding or a desired position within the university. Academic journals still command a great deal of influence. However, open access publishing (OA) is…


Added by Enago Academy on October 16, 2017 at 6:19am — No Comments

How Next-generation Metrics Can Boost Open Science

Open science is an effort that aims to make scientific research, data, and its distribution accessible to all. This involves practices like publishing open research and campaigning for open access. It encourages scientists to have an open notebook policy and make it less cumbersome to publish and convey scientific knowledge. Open science embodies an innovative way to conduct research, collaborate with other scientists and share information with a wider audience. Both digital technology and…


Added by Enago Academy on October 12, 2017 at 9:08am — No Comments

UC Press Launching New OA Journal Publishing Model

I recently interviewed Neil Christensen, director of digital development at the University of California Press, about an open access publishing initiative the UCP team is working on. I wanted to share a link to the interview for anyone interested in learning more.…


Added by Danielle Padula on October 15, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Birth of JIDC...A new kind of Journal



In the beginning . . . there was . . . an Idea . . . JIDC

There is an old saying that “Success has a thousand mothers and failure has none”. JIDC, I am proud to say, has thousands of mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. Truly, thousands. The success is of JIDC is the…


Added by Salvatore Rubino on October 27, 2011 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Thank You to Cameroon -- Compliments on the JIDC Mentoring System

A couple of weeks ago, JIDC Editor-in-Chief Salvatore Rubino received a letter from a researcher in Cameroon.  The letter from Jane-Francis Akoachere of the University of Buea in…


Added by Alyson Ann Kelvin on October 26, 2011 at 4:42pm — No Comments

WE ARE JIDC, The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries – An OA Journal with a Mentoring System!

WE ARE JIDC, The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries – Pleased to meet you!

We are JIDC, the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries.  We are an Open Access Journal and proud to be Open Access and participating in International Open Access Week.  Our non-for-profit journal publishes peer-reviewed papers focusing on medical and biomedical research studies that affect health and medicine in…


Added by Alyson Ann Kelvin on October 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

UTS Journal Managers describe OA Publishing as rewarding and flexible

UTS Library has just completed an open seminar with Journal Managers and Editors representing their open access journals (powered by OJS). Journal Managers and Editors described the system as flexible, rewarding and innovative. They discussed the steady climb in readership and subscribers, the international flavour of their editorial boards and contributors, and the opportunity to provide alternate forms of publishing because of the digital format (eg linking through to data, providing depth…


Added by Gabrielle Gardiner on October 20, 2010 at 11:42pm — No Comments

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