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AI Efficiencies to Optimize Workflow from Submission to Publication: 3 Case Studies

Recently, the SSP hosted a webinar on how AI can improve efficiencies and optimise workflows in scholarly publishing. Avi Staiman (Academic Language Experts) hosted the event and was joined by key players in the industry, including Sarah Taylor (Springer Nature), Julia Kostova (Frontiers), Hong Zhou (Wiley Partner Solutions), and Dustin Smith (Hum). As you might […]

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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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Highlights from R2R 2023

Maverick Senior Associate Jayne Marks participated in the recent R2R conference and provides her perspectives in this recap. Fully hybrid for the second year, the 2023 Researcher to Reader conference attracted speakers and delegates from around the world. The technology allowed for virtual/in-person discussions in small groups as well as participation via online chat with […]

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