academic publishing

Help gather data and inform­ation to recognize the role of early career researchers in peer review

September 7, 2018

Peer review is a central tenet of the evaluation of academic research. Peer reviewing manuscripts for journal publication is seen…

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MBoC to begin publishing reviewer commentary along with articles

August 29, 2018

To promote transparency in scientific research, the basic research journal of the American Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology of…

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Time for Second Order Change

August 28, 2018
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I have had the privilege of serving as Editor-in-Chief of CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) for almost a decade now. During…

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Predators and Prey in Publishing

August 15, 2018
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a mid-career faculty member in a biology department at a large public university. Our department has been…

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preLights: Preprint highlights for biology

July 13, 2018
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Preprints are a growing trend that is pushing the pace of dissemination of scientific information. preLights is a new service that…

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