ScienceOpen provides cutting-edge technology as well as a variety of publishing solutions and services to institutions, independent publishers, university presses, and researchers.
Today we highlight developments and products of our platform, which is supported by specialists with distinguished academic careers and publishers from all over the world who have trusted ScienceOpen with their #WorkInPublishing.
While we get ready for one of the industry’s largest and most important events in the next days, we wanted to take a look at some of the services and publishing solutions that ScienceOpen provides, for books and not only books.
Visiting Frankfurt Book Fair? Drop by our stand (4.2 L10), sit down, and talk to us about ScienceOpen services for publishers and what else you would like to see us working on in 2023.
A stack of stickers, flyers, and business cards are ready to go. We are blogging from the train this morning on the way to Hannover for the Open Science Festival. It is exciting to be on the road again after years of pandemic lockdowns and Zoom webinars. But we are also happy that some digital conferences in the mix let us be flexible and save carbon.
This year ScienceOpen was invited to the SSP to present their latest project, the BookMetaHub, a recently launched platform freely accessible for publishers to import and maintain or create rich metadata sets for their scientific book publications both on a book- and chapter-level to be used for further distribution.
Welcome to 2022! At ScienceOpen we are looking forward to working with you in the new year. Since I was a kid I loved the new year as a moment to reflect on what I had accomplished and on all the plans that I hoped to realize in the coming months. So it is a great pleasure to share with you some of the highlights from the past year and give a peek at where we are heading.
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The Challenge: Academic publishing is transitioning to a fully digital industry which means publishers need access to state-of-the-art technology to keep up with ever-changing best practices. It faces the pressures and challenges of establishing new business models, products, and reputation structures. The cost of innovating is especially high for smaller participants.
The Solution: Discovery is key in the digital space. ScienceOpen offers unique technologies for academic publishers to create, host, and promote their content, whether it be journals, books, conferences, or preprints. Our services also include integrating your content within a freely accessible discovery environment with next-generation metrics and curation tools for reputation management and dissemination. Working closely with all types of scholarly publishers from across the world, ScienceOpen works on an individual base to develop solutions for publisher’s content.
ScienceOpen has a wide range of packages and customizable services, and we are constantly evolving to meet the needs of the future. We have put together below an overview of our services to give an updated account of what we can offer publishers. Contact us to find out even more because we have projects in the pipeline and can often build a new solution to fit the needs of your program.
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Online Info Session for Academic Publishers
ScienceOpen works closely with academic publishers from across the world and we perform a wide range of services tailored to each customer at affordable rates. We will be hosting an online information session taking place next Wednesday, September 29, at 17:00 CET exclusively about our publishing services. Come join us and have your questions answered.
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ScienceOpen Profiles connect you to a Network for Researchers
ScienceOpen was developed in part as a free networking platform for scientists, consisting of all the features researchers need to communicate openly about their research. For example, ScienceOpen’s user interface enables researchers to build up their researcher profile on our platform by connecting with ORCID. Additionally, we publish both scientific posters and preprints for free under an open access license. Scientists can also create their own ScienceOpen Collection to differentiate their portfolio. And qualified users can perform open peer review to evaluate any research articles or books which are on the platform. These capabilities are embedded in a growing, interactive discovery environment of 72 million academic records.
How to Follow ScienceOpen Collections
Today we will talk about one of the simpler, yet nifty, options that all registered users should be utilizing on the platform. This will be how to follow collections on ScienceOpen. ScienceOpen Collections are thematic groups of research papers drawn from various journals or publishers. There are over 630 Collections, by both publishers, university presses, researchers, academic societies, etc, that cover a huge range of subject areas from medicine to history. Following collections notifies you when new publications have been added or if there are new peer reviews of papers in the collection. It is super easy to set up, but since there are so many aspects of ScienceOpen, it is probably nice for our users to have a clear explanation. Let’s go!
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The first ScienceOpen User Meeting
On June 18th we hosted our very first User Meeting for ScienceOpen customers and it was a great success! We introduced many of the new projects and services at ScienceOpen and allowed our customers to share their own projects. This format helped spark ideas and questions among our clients, exemplifying the vast array of solutions offered by ScienceOpen and giving us ideas for how we can expand our services in the future. For those that were unable to attend and for anyone else interested, we have prepared a report of the meeting for you.
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Evolution of book services on ScienceOpen
From citation tracking to open access book hosting to metadata enhancement, we have been busy at ScienceOpen creating and expanding options for scholarly book publishers. Since the Fall of 2019, we have been committed to making academic books discoverable within ScienceOpen’s citation network. In that relatively short period of time, we have gone from first expanding our indexing services to books and book chapters to receiving funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to build a free user interface to manage open access book metadata. In this post, we summarize our book options for publishers and highlight the diverse featured Book Collections on the platform thus far. Keep reading if you are a book publisher or just want to discover some interesting innovations for open access books!
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