In celebration of Open Access Week 2020 and its theme, “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion,” we’ve collected and summarized some of the most significant stories of this eventful year.
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Clinical trials of treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 have been in the news constantly this year. Differences in design, size, and analysis can make it difficult to compare these studies and apply their findings to an individual’s medical care.
Research Square has launched a beta trial of its new automated Open Science Assessment tool, which can help authors enhance the quality of their research and the robustness of their scientific reporting.
With the persistent pressure to publish often, it can be difficult to keep statistical reporting top of mind, but the details of data analysis are essential.
“As an integrated part of the preprinting process on our platform, SciScore will help authors ensure the science behind their manuscripts is better prepared for peer review.”
Research Square Editor in Chief, Michele Avissar-Whiting, delivered a short talk on the topic of preprints and peer review.
To remediate peer review and optimize how science is disseminated and evaluated, the dynamics of the publication process as a whole must be reimagined.
A tour of how peer review builds trust across the various steps of publication
The authors of this study analyzed records from a long-term elder care facility that was converted into a COVID-19 healthcare facility from March 15 to June 5, 2020.
Research Square received the 2020 Best Places to Work award by the Triangle Business Journal this week. It was one of 50 companies to receive this honor in the Large Company category.
Christensen has solidified his place as a thought leader in scholarly publishing during his 20-year career, holding a range of global leadership roles in business development, sales, and editorial management.
The adage “Publish or Perish” suddenly took on a starkly literal character. The name of the game now was speed and maximum visibility, and preprinting offers both at no cost to authors.
New service uses artificial intelligence to edit papers.
Reporting in scientific studies is broken - and it needs to be fixed.
As with any peer-reviewed paper, a preprint should be read in full and limitations carefully noted for inclusion in the piece.
Michele Avissar-Whiting, PhD, to lead the editorial vision for Research Square.
Announcing the expansion of our In Review service to Nature Research journals