Are Startups the Future of Scholarly Publishing? (Part 2) image

In our previous blog, we explained how startups are changing the dynamics of scholarly publishing. In the second part of this post, we explain how academic publishing is further advancing through startups. Funding We are usually exposed to the methods and procedures of research, however, we often forget that funding is also a component in which many face challenges. However, impressive startups have solutions to these obstacles. Startups such as PetriDish.org and Experiment, using the concept of crowdfunding, bring in funds for research by networking with graduate students and other scholars. Accommodating Open Access Open access has been gaining acceptance among many publishers and institutions. In order to supplement the rise of open access, startups have been pivotal to the ...

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Are Startups the Future of Scholarly Publishing? image

Over recent years, scholarly publishing has been an industry that has been rapidly evolving. Publishing models have been changing, data analytics are gaining further importance, research is becoming personalized, and social media is becoming a necessity. However, all of these changes would not be possible without startups.  As impressive and exciting trends develop in the industry, startups play a vital role for introducing new opportunities and providing solutions for publishers. Transforming Higher Education Technology has been essential to the advancement of higher education. New classroom models to interactive learning have not only changed the higher education experience, but have introduced new methods for universities to engage with their students. The role of startups in this transformation should not be overlooked. ...

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Future Science Group Selects RedLink for Business Intelligence image

Future Science Group, one of the most progressive publishers committed to medical research, has selected RedLink, a leading provider of business intelligence to scholarly publishers, to access online reports and personalized data analytics, for their journals. RedLink and Future Science Group will be working closely in spotting opportunities, increasing sales, and committing to breakthrough research. Founded in 2001, Future Science Group is highly regarded in the scholarly publishing industry for a detailed, variety of publications as well as affordable content with high standards. Known for their research having a futuristic outlook, Future Science Group is committed to breakthrough research in biotechnology, science, and medicine. Their portfolio also includes two imprints, Future Science and Future Medicine. The RedLink Team is excited ...

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Will Double Blind Peer Review Eliminate Bias in Scholarly Publishing? image

Double Blind Peer Review: A Growing Trend? Peer review has consistently been a vital topic in publishing news, from ethical issues to new methods of conducting it. Considering the biases involved in approving papers, double blind peer review has been gaining more acceptance as well as criticism within the academic publishing industry. What is Double Blind Peer Review? Bias has been a major concern among educators and researchers regarding peer review. The current process of peer review is single-blind,in which the author’s identity is known and the reviewers are anonymous. The process of double-blind review allows authors to request their names and their affiliations to be hidden from the reviewers. In one of the largest studies on peer review—a 2009 ...

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RedLink and American Psychiatric Publishing Partner for Business Intelligence image

RedLink, a leading business intelligence provider for scholarly publishers announced that American Psychiatric Publishing (APP)signed up with RedLink Access to meet their data analytics needs. APP’s partnership with RedLink will involve them using business intelligence to increase sales efficiencies and support them in facilitating their mission for advancing research on psychiatry as well as providing the most advanced care for for individuals with mental disorders. Our team at RedLink welcomes the opportunity to work with APP and look forward to supporting them in their future goals. APP’s publications cover a wide range of descriptive topics on psychiatry.  Being leaders in research in psychiatry, APP stands out in providing an all-in-one virtual library providing mental health professionals with key resources for ...

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Can Social Media Change Scholarly Publishing? image

Whether it is your marketing goals or personal branding, social media has become a necessity in every industry. A simple tweet or blog post has the potential to build your brand, engage in industry developments, and spread your message to a rapidly increasing audience. On the other hand, scholarly publishing has often been associated with terms such as ‘traditional’ or even ‘old school’.  However, the dynamics of academic publishing are changing.  Not only alternative publishing models are being introduced, but social media is increasingly playing a pivotal role in the industry. Social media increasing in scholarly publishing, but it’s changing the industry as well. Public Peer Review The findings of research is no longer limited to just academic publications or ...

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Successful Applications for Business Intelligence image

Those closely following the news and developments on business intelligence are clearly aware of its benefits.  From effective results such as spotting opportunities and increasing revenue, experts have been constantly emphasizing the use of business intelligence. However, it is also important to acknowledge that simply using business intelligence does not lead to profits and accomplishing goals. Consider how students often purchase reference books and study guides to achieve their desired results on exams. Simply having access to reference books and study guides will only be effective if supplemented by attending lectures and doing the actual readings for the course.  Similarly, having access to business intelligence is not enough.  It must be supplemented by a variety of factors in order to ...

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Academic Publishing in 2015 (part 2) image

In our previous blog, we brought up emerging trends in academic publishing. Here are some other trends to expect in 2015! Rise of Data Analytics Data analytics is becoming a greater necessity in nearly every industry.  In order for publishers to spot opportunities and grow further, data analytics is becoming a common source to accomplish such goals. The fact that publishers are buying analytics startups further reflects its increasing importance. In 2015, expect even more publishers to utilize data. Global Digital Library Emerging We have all heard of academic publishing going digital. Top players in scholarly publishing are making transitions to accommodate the rising preference for digital journals.  As journals become more expensive and librarians deal with budget cuts, the ...

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What to Expect: Academic Publishing in 2015 image

  Academic publishing has always been an evolving industry.  Current trends have further advanced practices in academic publishing.  From the increasing use of business intelligence to the necessity to share information, the dynamics of scholarly publishing have definitely changed.  Conferences such as the Frankfurt Book Fair as well as APE 2015 have involved conversations from experts regarding the direction of the industry, ranging from the emergence of different publishing models to accessing journals of different platforms.  Here are some of our thoughts on what to expect from academic publishing in 2015! 1) The Rise of Startups Academic publishing is currently one of the most profitable industries in the world. The industry generates as much as $12 billion worldwide and billions ...

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RedLink Part of DotComs to Watch at APE 2015! image

Hello everyone! Meet us at APE 2015! We will be attending the APE 2015 Conference, which will take place January 20th to January 21st, 2015 at Berlin, Germany. Our team is very excited to meet you to discuss how our services will help you spot opportunities and reach goals for your business. This year, RedLink will be represented by Deepika Bajaj.  Deepika is the Vice President of Publisher Relations. Dotcoms to Watch!  Tomorrow, RedLink will be presenting at the ‘Dotcoms to Watch’ panel at 9:00 am. To arrange a meeting, get a demo or learn more about RedLink at APE 2015, email us at support@redlink.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

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