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Sheridan: A Century of Growth

Sheridan: A Century of Growth

More than 100 years ago, an entrepreneur in Hanover, PA rented a corner of a downtown building and bought a single letterpress to produce a magazine about breeder chickens. From that humble beginning, the company now known as Sheridan has been in continuous operation...
How AI Is Changing Academic Publishing

How AI Is Changing Academic Publishing

Throughout the ages, philosophers and scientists have tried to decipher the concept of human intelligence, and writers have tried to imbue machines with cognitive processes, but it wasn’t until 1956, when a Dartmouth Conference was convened on the topic, that the term...
The Menace of Predatory Publishers and How to Shut Them Down

The Menace of Predatory Publishers and How to Shut Them Down

For a researcher, having a paper published in a predatory journal is not a good thing. Given that, why is there such a proliferation of predatory journals? How predatory journals operate The Open Access (OA) movement provided an entrée to journal publishers who sought...
Journal Publishing Conferences for 2020

Journal Publishing Conferences for 2020

2019 is winding down, and that means it’s time for our annual list of next year’s journal publishing conferences. Planning ahead to attend or participate in a publishing conference or two is an important component of your yearly calendar. As you plan, be clear on your...
The Perfect Magazine for Everyone on Your Gift List

The Perfect Magazine for Everyone on Your Gift List

Who would have thought there would be a magazine for croquet players or for girls who love corpses, or maybe even girls who love corpses AND croquet? Chances are, if you can think of it, you can find it on someone’s coffee table. Here are just a few examples to...