Predatory journals pose a significant problem to academic publishing. In the past, a number of attempts have been made to identify them. This blog post presents a novel approach towards a predatory-free academic publishing landscape: Bona Fide Journals.
Recently the creators of Transpose and the Platform for Responsible Editorial Policies convened an online workshop on infrastructures that provide information on scholarly journals. In this blog post they look back at the workshop and discuss next steps.
Many journals are making research on COVID19 publicly available. This is valuable, but studies on usability of research suggest scientists need to develop media to quickly reach professional stakeholders. Diego Chavarro explains how briefs helped address faster the bud rot disease in palm oil.