PeerJ at the Science and Tech Forum

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Presentation from PeerJ to the Science and Tech Forum (http://scitechforum.org/) in LA, California September 28th-29th, 2013. This presentation goes into detail about how PeerJ works, what is innovative about us, and how our publishing ecosystem fits together.

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PeerJ at the Science and Tech Forum

  1. 1. Academic Publishing is Evolving… a new publishing environment Pete Binfield Co-Founder and Publisher PeerJ The Science & Tech Forum, UCS 09/28/2013 @ThePeerJ https://peerj.com @p_binfield pete@peerj.com
  2. 2. http://figshare.com/articles/Scale_of_OA_Publishing/650794 Stacked area graph of the contribution of major „APC‟ OA publishers (articles per year)
  3. 3. Academic Publishing is Evolving… 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 Year Pubs Notes 2007 1,200 Larger than ~ 95% of all journals 2008 2,800 Largest OA journal in world 2009 4,400 3rd largest journal in world 2010 6,750 Largest journal in world 2011 13,800 ~1.4% of PubMed output in that year 2012 23,500 ~2.4% of PubMed output in that year 2013 ~31,000 >3% of the literature PLOS ONE Quarterly Output
  4. 4. “The Inevitability of Open Access” Predicted „Disruption Timeframe‟ of OA vs Subscription model Source: “The Inevitability of Open Access”, David Lewis http://crl.acrl.org/content/73/5/493.full.pdf+html (College and Research Libraries, Sep 2012
  5. 5. Academic Publishing is Evolving… New Innovations
  6. 6. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  7. 7. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  8. 8. Academic Publishing is Evolving…
  9. 9. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  10. 10. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  11. 11. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  12. 12. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  13. 13. https://peerj.com/preprints/8/
  14. 14. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  15. 15. Academic Publishing is Evolving…
  16. 16. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Feedback / Q&A Feedback / Q&A
  17. 17. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Interesting Features PeerJ - an entirely new Open Access business model - a broad based journal in the biological and medical sciences, judging submissions based only on technical and scientific validity - fully peer reviewed, with rapid review process handled by a (very) large editorial board - encouraging of „Open Peer Review‟ - Q&A / Feedback / reputation system PeerJ PrePrints - a preprint server for the biological and medical sciences - versioning - closely integrated with the journal - Q&A / Feedback = New Features and Functionality Enabled by the Membership Model…
  18. 18. Academic Publishing is Evolving…
  19. 19. Academic Publishing is Evolving…
  20. 20. Academic Publishing is Evolving… } 91%
  21. 21. Academic Publishing is Evolving… Thank You Pete Binfield Co-Founder and Publisher @p_binfield pete@peerj.com @ThePeerJ Sign Up for a Free Membership at https://PeerJ.com
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