New book from Stockholm University Press: Essays in Anarchism and Religion: Volume 1, by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos & Matthew S. Adams (eds.)

Reflecting both a rise of interest in anarchist ideas and activism on the one hand, and the revival of religious ideas and movements in the political sphere on the other, this book examines a range of examples of overlaps and contestations between the two from a diverse range of academic perspectives. The first volume of … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Essays in Anarchism and Religion: Volume 1, by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos & Matthew S. Adams (eds.)

Peer Review Week 2016 – A summary

During last week it was Peer Review Week. The theme was ”Recognition for Review”. Here on the Stockholm University Press Blog, we published interviews with scholars from different disciplines based at Stockholm University, and who shared their thoughts about peer review. Published posts on the Stockholm University Press Blog during Peer Review Week 2016 Stockholm … More Peer Review Week 2016 – A summary

”We need though to discuss more on what is meant with a ‘well done peer-review´” #peerrevw16

As we wrote before we are celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 by focusing on the theme “recognition for review”. Our aim this Peer Review Week will be to publish interviews with scholars from different disciplines at Stockholm University. Today we publish a short interview with Andres Rivarola, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Institute of Latin American … More ”We need though to discuss more on what is meant with a ‘well done peer-review´” #peerrevw16

“Personally I have always seen double-blind peer-reviewing as the way to go to ensure complete honesty from reviewers who may be faced with the need to write an unfavourable review” #peerrevw16

As we wrote before we are celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 by focusing on the theme “recognition for review”. Our aim this Peer Review Week will be to publish interviews with scholars from different disciplines at Stockholm University. Today we publish a short interview with Nils-Lennart Johannesson, Professor at the Department of English at Stockholm … More “Personally I have always seen double-blind peer-reviewing as the way to go to ensure complete honesty from reviewers who may be faced with the need to write an unfavourable review” #peerrevw16

A researcher driven publisher should give recognition for review #peerrevw16 #recognizereview part 2

Blog post by Christina Lenz and Sofie Wennström. Read part 1 here. Why we do peer review the way we do The peer review process is famous (or infamous?) for taking a long of time and to include a significant effort for all involved – the authors, editors and the editorial boards alike. The purpose … More A researcher driven publisher should give recognition for review #peerrevw16 #recognizereview part 2

”The threat is that the core of the publishing process is invisible and never recognised at any level” #peerrevwk16

As we wrote before we are celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 by focusing on the theme ”recognition for review”. Our aim this Peer Review Week will be to publish interviews with scholars from different disciplines at Stockholm University. Today we publish a short interview with Peter Jansson, Professor at Department of Physical Geography, Editor-in-Chief Georg. … More ”The threat is that the core of the publishing process is invisible and never recognised at any level” #peerrevwk16

Stockholm University Press is celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 (#peerrevwk16)

During Peer Review Week we want to contribute to the future development of an improved and quality assured peer review system. We need tools and incentives to revitalize the mission to share ideas with peers through the process of peer review and publication of results. Our aim this upcoming Peer Review Week will be to … More Stockholm University Press is celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 (#peerrevwk16)

About Peer Review Week, Open Access Week, Open Science, Open Knowledge Awards in Sweden and much more

The Stockholm University Press blog is back from the summer holidays and we will continue to share the latest news and debates about open access, scholarly publishing and similar topics. These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. Peer Review Week 16 Organizing Committee Members – About … More About Peer Review Week, Open Access Week, Open Science, Open Knowledge Awards in Sweden and much more

Large sums are going from research to publishers instead of being used to further research – What can we do about it?

Guest post written by Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Open Access Adviser at University Library of Tromsø and chairman of the board of SPARC Europe «Christmas is over» is part of the title of a statement from LERU (League of European Research Universities). Here, LERU laments the large sums going from research to publishers instead of being … More Large sums are going from research to publishers instead of being used to further research – What can we do about it?

Kriterium – To certify the quality of swedish research

Text written by Maja Pelling (Gothenburg University Library). Questions from Stockholm University Press. Photo: Caroline Swartling. What is Kriterium? Kriterium provides an infrastructre for review, publication and dissemination of high-quality academic books, in accordance with the principles of open access. Kriterium is a new quality label for Swedish academic books. To receive the Kriterium stamp … More Kriterium – To certify the quality of swedish research