Industry Trends

Peerage of Science drops triple-blind default

9 February 2016
Peerage of Science has announced that it is to default to double-blind reviewer anonymity after admitting that triple-blind reviewing is too big obstacle for most editors

ALPSP Seminar: speakers announced

8 February 2016
Details of speakers have been finalised for the next ALPSP seminar in London: Standing on the Digits of Giants: Research data, preservation and innovation

HighWire and TrendMD announce partnership

8 February 2016
HighWire Press, a technology platform and strategic partner to scholarly publishers and societies, and TrendMD, a scholarly content recommendation engine, have partnered to increase research discoverability

Wiley survey examines support for peer reviewers

25 January 2016
The results of a recent survey highlight how the peer review process might be improved to better support reviewers. Key findings from the study, carried out by Wiley, include the need for additional training and increased recognition for peer reviewers

Internet of Things Research Hub announced in UK

6 January 2016
The UK's minister of state for culture and the digital economy Ed Vaizey has today confirmed a new interdisciplinary 'Research Hub' to drive forward UK research in the Internet of Things