Category: Journals

Open Access is here to stay. But who will pay?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the already steady transition towards Open Access publishing. However, precisely what this future looks like and how it will be paid for by smaller, independent publishers is less clear. In this post, Danielle Padula outlines key findings from a report into the current state of Open Access among scholarly society and universities publishing … Continued

Navigating algorithms and affective communities in the quest for altmetric stardom

Developing a social media presence is an important ingredient for academics seeking engagement with their research. However, the binary logic rewarded by the Twitter algorithm, means that the route to altmertric stardom for some may yield abuse for others. Naomi Barnes argues that understanding how social media algorithms work is essential to ensure the ethical … Continued

The death of the literature review and the rise of the dynamic knowledge map

Almost every academic article starts with a literature review. However, although these short research summaries can be beneficial, as discussed in previous posts on the LSE Impact Blog, they also introduce opportunities for unverifiable misrepresentation and self-aggrandizement. In this post Gorgi Krlev proposes that short of abolishing them, or aiming for complete standardization of literature reviews, researchers in the social […]

Five-ish Minutes With: Charles Fox

In our latest post, our Executive Director Melissanne Scheld sits down with Dryad’s Board of Directors Chair, Professor Charles Fox, to discuss challenges researchers face today, how Dryad is helping alleviate some of those pain points, why Dryad has had … Continue reading

Improvements in data-article linking

Dryad is a curated, non-profit, general-purpose repository specifically for data underlying scientific and medical publications — mainly journal articles. As such, we place great importance on linking data packages to the articles with which they are associated, and we try our best to encourage authors and journals to link back to the Dryad data from the […]

Newly integrated titles from Oxford University Press Journals

Dryad is very pleased to announce more integrations from charter member and partner Oxford University Press Journals. Oxford University Press (OUP) publishes over 300 journals, many with the support of learned societies. As part of Oxford University, OUP brings a rich history of working with researchers. OUP has integrated seven more journals with Dryad, all of which can provide […]

New partnership with The Company of Biologists

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership with The Company of Biologists to support their authors in making the data underlying their research available to the community. The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publishing organization dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. The Company publishes five specialist peer-reviewed journals: Development Journal […]

New integrated journals from the University of Chicago Press – Journals Division

Dryad is very pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Chicago Press – Journals Division. Founded in 1890, Chicago is one of the oldest and currently the largest continuously operating university press in the United States. Chicago has recently integrated two additional journals with Dryad: Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (PBZ) and International Journal of Plant Sciences (IJPS) and […]

Three newly sponsored journals from The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery

We are delighted to announce the integration of three new journals: The Bone & Joint Journal, Bone & Joint Research and Bone & Joint360. The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery is a not-for-profit charity formed in 1953 for “the advancement and improvement of education in orthopaedic surgery and allied branches of surgery,” achieved through […]

Four newly sponsored journals from Nordic Society Oikos

We are delighted to announce the integration of four new journals: Ecography, Journal of Avian Biology, Nordic Journal of Botany, and Oikos. The Nordic Society Oikos, which supports scientific research in ecology and related disciplines and to stimulate and enhance communication between stakeholders in ecological research in the Nordic countries and beyond, owns these journals, and is generously […]