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Wie sieht die Zukunft des wissenschaftlichen Publizierens aus?

Judith M. Reichel

Wie sieht die Zukunft des wissenschaftlichen Publizierens aus?

Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten zu publizieren ist ein riesiger Anteil im Leben und der Karriere von Wissenschaftlern. Im letzten Jahrzehnt wurde jedoch mehr und mehr Wert auf einzelne große Journale und Impact-Faktoren gelegt. Dies muss geändert werden, aber wie?

What Will the Future of Scientific Publishing Look Like?

Judith M. Reichel

What Will the Future of Scientific Publishing Look Like?

Publishing papers is a huge part of a researcher’s life and career. But over the last decades more and more emphasis has been put on a handful of big journals and the impact factor has become the currency of academia. This needs to change, but how?

In Transition: Scientific Publishing in the Life Sciences

Ulrike Böhm

In Transition: Scientific Publishing in the Life Sciences

Scientific publishing is about to undergo drastic changes for the better. Preprints are on the rise, and they are gaining momentum. Nobel Laureates Randy Schekman and Martin Chalfie comment on publishing practices in the life sciences.

Rethinking Authorship

Daniel Hornburg

Rethinking Authorship

Author positions serve as the key currency in academic careers. This needs to change, argues postdoctoral fellow Daniel Hornburg.

Faster Progress for Everyone

Judith M. Reichel

Faster Progress for Everyone

Martin Chalfie is promoting preprint archives for biological research papers that will make new results and findings accessible to a significantly bigger audience much faster.Martin Chalfie is promoting preprint archives for biological research papers that will make new results and findings accessible to a significantly bigger audience much faster.

Open Access and No End

Stephanie Hanel

Open Access and No End

Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman's role as an open access advocate

Stephanie Hanel

Open Access und kein Ende

Randy Schekmans Rolle als Open Access Befürworter und Verlags-Boykotteur

Melissa Terras

The verdict: is blogging or tweeting about research papers worth it?

Eager to find out what impact blogging and social media could have on the dissemination of her work, Melissa Terras took all of her academic research, including papers that have been available online for years, to the web and found that her audience responded with a huge leap in interest in her work.

Mohit Kumar Jolly

Oliver Smithies: The Origin of Ideas

Professor Oliver Smithies (Nobel Prize in Physiology, 2007) shared the different sources of his ideas in research – good teachers, childhood memories, and overcoming fear.

Martin Ballaschk

Ist es wirklich egal, wo Wissenschaftler publizieren?

Randy Schekman prangert an, dass Wissenschaftler darauf achten, wo sie ihre Ergebnisse publizieren. Ein Kommentar.

Beatrice Lugger

Randy Schekman: Ehrlicher Austausch von Wissen

Randy Schekman ist davon überzeugt, dass Wissenschaftler ihre Forschung auf verständliche und gut austarierte Weise kommunizieren können. Ein Gespräch.

Beatrice Lugger

Randy Schekman: Honest Exchange of Knowledge

Randy Schekman believes scientists can explain their science in an understandable and honest way. An Interview.