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Maverick’s Researcher Engagement Webinars

Engage with researchers to increase high-quality submissions Market forces are creating pressures on the scholarly publication landscape. New models like Open Access require an ever-increasing volume of submissions and published articles. Meeting the demand requires that researchers see your publications as a home for their work. Yet researchers are dealing with their own challenges, such […]

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Librarian engagement – Why and how to collaborate effectively

Maverick recently introduced its Community Engagement initiative to help publishers, societies, and associations facilitate interaction among stakeholders. In a new post for Maverick, Senior Associate Jenny Drey examines how effective engagement with academic libraries carries benefits across the entire research cycle, including publishers, librarians, and researchers. The academic library is not just a repository, a service, or […]

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The value of research in serving your stakeholders

Maverick recently introduced its Community Engagement initiative to help publishers, societies, and associations facilitate interaction among stakeholders. In a new post for Maverick, Senior Associate Minty Colquhoun examines how qualitative and quantitative market research can be used to develop deeper connections with constituents in the publishing cycle. To build purposeful and sustainable scholarly communities, it […]

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A researcher’s perspective on research integrity

Maverick continues its series on Research Integrity with a post by Senior Associate Gareth Dyke that examines the importance of communication between publishers and researchers in preventing unintentional research integrity issues. The case of the Russian fossil brain Issues in research integrity have always been problematic for publishers. Of course, nobody wants to publish a […]

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Fostering community engagement in scholarly publishing

Scholarly publishing has always created a forum for a variety of stakeholders that play a vital role in the community. As the industry has evolved, so too have the relationships publishers have with members of the community. These changes can be transformative, offering opportunities as well as challenges in meeting mutual needs. Recognizing and embracing […]

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Image manipulation – we can tell when you’re faking it.

Maverick continues its series on Research Integrity in scholarly publishing with a new whitepaper from Affiliate Senior Associate, Matthew Salter, Ph.D. that examines the issue of image manipulation in research. A downloadable version of the whitepaper is available here.  In recent months the issue of image manipulation has returned to prominence in mainstream news media, […]

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Accessible eBooks, intentional workflow

Digital content is increasingly coming under fire for its accessibility – or lack thereof. However, legislation in the United States, together with legislative developments in Europe, means that digital content must be usable by all people, including those with disabilities. So, time for a rethink. Businesses – in particular, publishers – are looking for ways […]

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