Industry Trends

Publons now includes 29,000+ reviewer profiles and 48,000+ reviews

17 September 2014
Publons, the New Zealand start-up that developed a platform to support the pre and post publication peer-review process, has passed its target to achieve more than 25,000 reviewer profiles within a year of launch

ALPSP announces annual awards

15 September 2014
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) announced the winners of its 2014 awards at the ALPSP International Conference held last week at Heathrow, UK

Plum Analytics partners with ORCID

12 September 2014
Researchers can now connect with their scholarly activities and contribution while also tracking the impact of their work using a combination of Open Research and Contributer ID (ORCID) and PlumX from Plum Analytics, part of EBSCO

Open-access journal revenue to triple by 2017

12 September 2014
A new report report from media and publishing intelligence firm Simba Information indicates that a global campaign to increase open access to scientific research has created a fast-growing revenue stream for scientific, technical and medical journal publishers

Open dataset gives insight into academic and research organisations worldwide

4 September 2014
DataSalon has launched OrgRef, an open dataset of academic and research organisations that is free for anyone to use