Guidelines for scholarly publishing of biodiversity data from Pensoft and EU BON

  • 01/03/2017
  • While development and implementation of data publishing and sharing practices and tools have long been among the core activities of the academic publisher Pensoft, it is well-understood that as part of scholarly publishing, open data practices are also currently in transition, and hence, require a lot of collaborative and consistent efforts to establish. Based on […]

    In a nutshell: The four peer review stages in RIO explained

  • 04/10/2016
  • Having received a number of requests to further clarify our peer review process, we hereby provide a concise summary of the four author- and journal-organised peer review stages applicable to all research article publications submitted to RIO.    Stage 1: Author-organised pre-submission review Optional. This review process can take place in the ARPHA Writing Tool […]

    RIO supports Publons in finding this year’s Sentinels of Science

  • 19/09/2016
  • Peer Review Week is coming and this year’s topic “Recognition for Review” is rather close to our hearts! Developing the concept of RIO, among our central goals was to create a workflow that allows scientists – authors, reviewers and editors alike – to get the maximum credit for their work. RIO implements one of the […]