The Problem with Perfect – Making Peer Review More User-Friendly

Stockholm University Press is a researcher-led publisher, and as such, we have to continuously improve and adapt our processes and practices in collaboration with authors, editors and reviewers to ensure that we provide the best possible opportunities for communication of good quality research. But it is of course not easy to make it perfect, considering all aspects of scholarly publishing! … More The Problem with Perfect – Making Peer Review More User-Friendly

Stockholm University Press joins OAPEN!

By: Sofie Wennström Stockholm University Press is delighted to sign an agreement with OAPEN for further dissemination worldwide of their books. The OAPEN Library indexes academic and quality assured open access books, and provides a platform for further spread of electronic sources beyond the publisher platform. The OAPEN Library ensure that the peer review process … More Stockholm University Press joins OAPEN!

It takes two to tango – the value of peer reviewer recognition

By: Sofie Wennström In a recent blog post by the Scholarly Kitchen team, compelling arguments are made for institutions and funding agencies to start recognising the work done by academics that by tradition has been going on “behind the scenes”. Now, how does this relate to the library structures? Well, Stockholm University Press is currently … More It takes two to tango – the value of peer reviewer recognition

Hot Topics in Open Access: Peer Review and the Tyranny That Must be Broken

By: Marjatta Sikström Frequently debated issues within international higher education community are ongoing changes in scholarly communication. Two specific features seem to draw attention and raise debate. One is the paradigm change from toll access publishing by traditional commercial publishers to Open Access – without access barriers and where copyright stays by the authors. The second feature is quality … More Hot Topics in Open Access: Peer Review and the Tyranny That Must be Broken

Stockholm University Press behöver din hjälp

Efter ett rektorsbeslut från december 2012 har universitet samlat förlagsverksamheten på universitetsbiblioteket där Stockholms University Press håller på att byggas upp. Stockholm University Press kommer att fungera som ett publiceringsstöd med utgivning av elektroniska och fritt tillgängliga titlar (open access), med möjlighet till print on demand. Stockholm University Press är en anslagsfinansierad verksamhet vars främsta … More Stockholm University Press behöver din hjälp