"How hard can it be?" is a question either explicitly or implicitly asked by many of our publisher clients
Journal and article metrics are increasingly important across academic publishing. They can help researchers choose which journal to submit their work to, and assess the ongoing impact of an individual piece of work (including their own). Journal editors use them to assess their journals’ standing in the community, raise its profile, and potentially attract quality submissions. And metrics can also assist librarians in selecting journals for their institution and analysing their usage and impact, as well as helping them assess the impact of research published by those in their institution.
‘What gets measured gets improved' has become something of a mantra for our Product team here at Emerald; and that refrain rang in our ears clear as a bell when the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) results came out recently for the UK.
Since 2010, PubFactory as a platform has provided online hosting and consultative services for scholarly publishers globally
The current approach to peer review training is flawed and it’s crippling researcher development and scholarly communication. Publons, the network of expert peer reviewers, has developed an innovative online program for institutions to tackle this