Compared to their peak levels, publication volume has declined at MDPI by 27% and at Frontiers by 36%. What’s behind these declines, and how do they reflect the inherent risk in the APC open access model and different approaches to reputation management?
Guest Post — Reputation and Publication Volume at MDPI and Frontiers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Business Models, Controversial Topics, ethics, Frontiers, guest editors, MDPI, Open Access, openaccess, Organizational Management, publication volume, reputation management, research integrity, risk, special issues |
User-centered design provides a model for improving services, but is the history of print holding publishers back?
Iterative Development, User-centered Design, and the Fear of Getting it Wrong in Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in A/B testing, design, end users, experimental design, Experimentation, openaccess, risk, services, technology, User Experience, User Interfaces, user-centered design, users, UX |