The 39th Annual Meeting is scheduled for May 31 – June 2, 2017, at the Westin Waterfront in Boston.
2017 SSP 39th Annual Meeting
Sponsored Session: Cabell’s Analytics: Quality vs. Legitimacy
A fundamental mission of Cabells is to uphold the integrity of scholarly publishing and to protect the ethical foundation of the academic community. We do so in providing a variety of tools to empower researchers to make the best decision when submitting their work: the Whitelist, the Blacklist and Cabell’s Analytics. Through development and partnerships, Cabell’s is excited to offer a two new utilities that will help users have a comprehensive understanding of journal legitimacy, journal quality, and a quantification of the transparency regarding journal policies and practices. As a responseto the alarming increase in unethical practices by fraudulent publication, Cabell’s developed the Cabell’s Blacklist and Cabell’s Analytics to create transparency and accountability within the academic publishing industry. In this session, we will discuss how each tool offered by Cabell’s works and how to use them.
Moderator: Kathleen Berryman, Project Manager, Cabell’s International
Lucas Toutloff, Cabell’s International
Lucas Toutloff is a Senior Project Manager at Cabells International, working to improve the ways that the researchers can get published and highlight their academic achievements. Lucas has been working in academic publishing since 2011. He now focuses on developing new solutions for researchers growing needs, coordinating new projects across each stage of the development process.
Be sure to check out the latest Learned Publishing issue, chock full of insightful, informative, and inspirational writing by our publishing peers!
The July issue demonstrates that Spanish researchers are largely unaware of their institutional repositories – but love ResearchGate; how Asian journals stack up in the citation indexes; and where Pakistani education and culture fosters a conservative attitude that stifles scientific inquiry and experimentation. Another report from CIBER multi-country research into early-career researchers (ECR) is featured, this time focused on ECR publishing practices and confirming trends in creative thinking, yet conservative behaviors, among this new generation of scholars. Highlights of this issue also include two articles that challenge existing models, one revealing the world of high-impact student-edited law journals and the other questioning publishing norms in a digital/social world.
Not to be missed are the research articles looking at gender difference and how journals deal with author appeals that should be read by anyone developing a journal.