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  • Patterson e life uksg 2013

    1. 1. “Bringing to life”UKSG, 8-10 April, 2013 Mark Patterson
    2. 2. Outline• Motivations• Editorial aims• A tour of the website• Future prospects
    3. 3. March 23rd, 2001
    4. 4. Motivations
    5. 5. Motivation 1 – drive OA OA journals with APC OA journals no APC Hybrid subscription journalsLaakso and Björk BMC Medicine 2012 10:124 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-124
    6. 6. Motivation 1 – drive OA %PubMed available as open access in PMC14.0%12.0%10.0%8.0%6.0%4.0%2.0%0.0% 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
    7. 7. Motivation 2 – reform peer review Martin Raff, Alexander Johnson and Peter Walter
    8. 8. Motivation 2 – reform peer reviewhttp://youtu.be/-VRBWLpYCPY
    9. 9. Motivation 3 – digital first • Presentation of new research often limited by the print edition • Time to put digital firsthttp://www.fybridphotos.com/objects_stock_photo_1130183.html
    10. 10. eLife: motivations Swift, fair Open decisive access process Serve science Exploit digital media
    11. 11. Timeline First Journal EIC Submissions Website June’11 July’11 Nov’11 June’12 Oct’12 Dec’12 Mar’12 Editors Staff ~65 Articles Infrastructure Published eLife FirstAnnounced Publications
    12. 12. Editorial
    13. 13. eLife – scope• BROAD From basic and theoretical work to translational, applied and clinical research.• SELECTIVE Highly influential work that advances understanding, opens new doors or has real-world impacts.
    14. 14. World-class backing • Supported by three of the world‟s leading research funders • Effective research communication is a critical part of research • Editorially, eLife is entirely independent of the funders
    15. 15. Editors• Editor-in-Chief• 2 Deputy eds• 17 Senior eds• Board of reviewing eds ~180
    16. 16. Editorial process Cover letter and single PDF Easy submission process Swift triage process by Senior Editors Limit submissions entering peer review Full submission Source files plus other information BRE member plus external reviewer(s) Consultation amongst reviewers Decision after peer review Single set of instructionsThe end result Revision assessed by Limit rounds of revision> A constructive process BRE member> Reduced times from submissionto acceptance
    17. 17. ~90 DAYS
    18. 18. Presentation of content
    19. 19. Initial targets• Great design and reading experience• Connecting narrative and data – Inline video – Figures, tables, data files treated individually• Article metrics
    20. 20. “A great deal of data has becomedetached from the publishedconclusions that depend uponit, such that the two vitalcomplementary components of thescientific endeavour - the idea andthe evidence - are too frequentlyseparated.”
    21. 21. Making supplementary files usable
    22. 22. “We are now on the brink of anachievable aim: for all scienceliterature to be online, for all of thedata to be online and for the two tobe interoperable.”
    23. 23. Connecting narrative with data • From narrative to primary data sources • From summary data to primary/source data • From main figures to secondary figures • All parts searchable, discoverable, citable
    24. 24. Launching eLife: the story so far
    25. 25. Website demo • Home page • Article pages • Figure supplement • Figures and data • Article info • Video • Source data • Article metrics • Insight article
    26. 26. elife.elifesciences.org
    27. 27. What’s next? • Continue building the foundation – Content – Process • Stratification of content • Usage of open content – Increase „surface area‟ – New ways to interact • Collaboration – share experience and tools
    28. 28. Fluidinfo
    29. 29. Questions?Mark Pattersonm.patterson@elifesciences.org

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