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Issue 42 - March 2014

Issue 42 - March 2014

Experimentation is a great springboard for improvement. In this issue we explore new pilots launched for peer review, altmetrics, editor recruitment and research access. Senior editors also share their top editing tips.

Linda Willems, Editor-in-Chief

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Issue 41 - November 2013

Ethics Special Part II

In Part II of our two-part Ethics Special we explore some of the resources available to support you when ethics cases arise. Find out how COPE, CrossCheck, the ORI and Elsevier can help.

Linda Willems, Editor-in-Chief

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Issue 40 - September 2013

Ethics Special Part I

In Part I of our two-part Ethics Special we move from a broad overview of the current publishing ethics landscape to a more detailed examination of aspects such as plagiarism, bias and conflicts of interest.

Linda Willems, Editor-in-Chief

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Issue 39 - June 2013

Issue 39 - Editors' Update

We all know that our world is morphing into a digital one but what does that actually mean for research and how we access it? We find out more. 

Linda Willems, Editor-in-Chief

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Short Communications

  • Postdoc Free Access Programme: Back by popular demand

    The return of the Postdoc Free Access Programme will help young scholars stay current in their field - even in an uncertain job market. Learn more

  • Maintaining the quality of Scopus content – a Board member’s view

    Learn more about the Scopus Content Selection Advisory Board and opportunities for you to become involved. Learn more

  • Research Highlights app makes it easy to keep tabs on new research

    New app allows researchers to create a personalized feed of articles based on keywords, journals, and authors Learn more

  • University College London and Elsevier launch UCL Big Data Institute

    Collaboration will enable researchers to explore ideas for applying new technologies and analytics to scholarly content and data. Learn more

  • Altmetric pilots help Elsevier authors understand the impact of their articles

    The colorful altmetric donut used to indicate an article's impact in news and social media is now featured on various journal homepages and ScienceDirect Learn more

  • Omics Comics

    An ode to omics penned by Dr Gad Gilad, Editorial Board member of International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience. Learn more

  • Journal visualization project benefits from new changes

    Earlier this year we unveiled the Journal Insights pilot. The initiative has now been rolled out to more than 800 journals and we highlight some recent improvements. Learn more

  • Abolish authors’ Conflict of Interest Statement, says author

    Author and Editorial Board Member, Dr Gad Gilad, PhD, argues that it is time to get rid of Author Conflict of Interest Statements. Learn more

  • Reflections on the Life of a Journal Editor

    After 24 years at the helm, Founding Editor of Expert Systems With Applications shares his thoughts on editing as he prepares to retire. Learn more

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Learn more about our growing library of useful bite-sized webcasts covering a range of subjects relevant to your work as an editor, including ethics, peer review and bibliometrics.

Editors’ Conferences

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
16-18 May, 2014

Boston, USA (program TBC)
21-23 November, 2014

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