SAGE Open five years on: Lessons learned and future thoughts on open access in humanities and social sciences.

Back in 2010, we knew there was an appetite for open access publishing and we knew that SAGE was well-positioned to bring this new publishing model into the social sciences. What we didn’t know was just how receptive the community would be. Following our innovative instincts – as an independent publisher, we are encouraged to forge into unproven and even unknown territory – we decided to experiment. We created… Read more

Peer review under the microscope in new journal

A new journal has been launched to collect hard evidence on some of the most vexing issues plaguing the scientific process, from conflicts of interest to the failures of peer review. Research Integrity and Peer Review, due to be launched on 3 May, contains studies exploring topics such as gender equality in research, transparency, and the dissemination of retracted findings through the scientific literature. Maria… Read more