Print on demand caters extremely well for individuals, learned societies and institutions that require the option to order a physical book or journal alongside an electronic publication. It takes the guesswork out of how many copies should be produced as scholarly journal issues, books and conference proceedings are printed upon request.Continue reading “Print on demand in academic publishing”
Prof. Arkadiusz Adamczyk publishing his latest book “János Esterházy. Politician, parliamentarian, martyr” had taken part in the discussion on the role of individuals in the societies’ life.Continue reading ““The Cross is our sign” Activities, political thought and martyrdom of Janos Esterhazy (1901-1957)-Arkadiusz Adamczyk”
Working from home became a necessity due to lockdown constraints. As governments are currently formulating protocols to allow companies to re-open their business premises and restart the economy, several universities and academic institutions are proceeding cautiously and making plans to deliver teaching remotely at the start of the new academic year.Continue reading “Academic institutions in the time of Covid-19: Homeworking and productivity”
In a previous article, we covered the topic of how to publish an academic journal or book online. Digital platforms speed up the publishing process, lower production costs and allow for fast updates, corrections and revisions. Yet, in our new media age, there is still an audience for print scholarly journals.
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Choosing a journal to publish your research in can be time-consuming and even daunting, especially since most scholarly journals discourage multiple submissions in order to safeguard reviewers’ time. It is a common problem, no matter how experienced you are.Continue reading “How to choose the right scholarly journal for your paper”
Professor Salcedo, could you please describe the process that led to your book project “IMDIS A Teaching Tool for Air Pollution Dispersion Modelling” published by Sciendo?
I started my University career, back in the eighties, teaching air pollution dispersion to undergraduate students.Continue reading “Interview with Prof. Romualdo Salcedo author of the book “IMDIS A Teaching Tool for Air Pollution Dispersion Modelling””
Submitting scientific papers: online portals
Sciendo’s journals use ScholarOne and Editorial Manager for online submissions of academic papers. Each journal has its own guidelines; these need to be read carefully before visiting the online submission system.Continue reading “The online submissions system of the scientific articles”
Scholarly book reviews have always played a crucial role in informing readers about new academic publications and helping them find authors diffusing research in their field. A well-balanced, engaging and informative book review published in a scholarly journal, especially if penned by a recognised expert, provides valuable exposure for authors, offering visibility, impact and attention.Continue reading “Are scholarly book reviews effective marketing tools?”
Communication of scientific research findings is embedded in an academic’s job description. Scientists give presentations, write papers for academic journals, present the research findings at conferences, communicate with funders through reports and the general public through mass media to inform and educate.Continue reading “The power and benefits of effective science communication”
Scientific journals foster the progress of science by publishing new research findings. However, there are thousands of such journals in publication and their quality differs. Therefore institutions, authors, readers and librarians need a reliable guideline to choose the right scientific journals to read, cite and stock in libraries.Continue reading “The Journal Impact Factor, what is it?”