- Discussion Forum
|EON March 2018|
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Volume 11, Issue 2— March 2018
#TheTweetingBird: The Rise and Impact of Social Media in Ornithology
Article title: "#TheTweetingBird: The Rise and Impact of Social Media in Ornithology"
The Chief Operations Officer at the British Ornithologists’ Union looks at how a learned society promotes the use of social media within its own sector, how social media contributes to the Altmetric Attention Score (AAS) of their research articles, which platforms are significant contributors, and how the AAS is linked to increased citations within ornithology.
It’s Time to Change the Future of Peer Review
Article title: "It’s Time to Change the Future of Peer Review"
Peer review needs to be brought up to date; the incentives and tools that drive it are lagging. More transparency and greater recognition, training, and communication tools will help scale peer review to cope with the highly competitive world we live in.
The Managing Educators: Universal Design for Learning as a
Article title: "The Managing Educators: Universal Design for Learning as a Guide for Managing Editors"
Managing Editors sometimes play the role of educators. Shaun Smith offers thoughts on how can they instruct their editors, societies, and publishers on practices and workflows that improve journal submission quality.
Author Management: Where and Why It Matters for Your Journal
Article title: "Author Management: Where and Why It Matters for Your Journal"
Danielle Padula describes how to support authors at every stage.
What It’s Like to Work in a Lab
Article title: "What It’s Like to Work in a Lab"
Read a recap of a fascinating panel discussion from a recent meeting of The North Carolina Research Triangle Park (RTP) Area Local Group of ISMTE.
Nothing Is Entirely Useless
Article title: "Nothing Is Entirely Useless"
Nick Rushby explains how even predatory journals and conferences can sometimes yield worthwhile results.
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