There’s been plenty to chew over in the world of scholarly publishing recently – check out these articles:

A great opinion piece by Elliott Lumb, the founder of PeerRef, in ‘Research Information’ argues the benefits of journal-independent peer review (

The growing use of AI tools has been a game-changer in publishing – so much so that publishers have been striving to keep up with the ramifications for authorship and source acknowledgement. Taylor & Francis are among a growing number stating their position on the responsible use of AI tools (

Meanwhile, Danny Kingsley, a thought leader in the international scholarly communication space, has written a thought-provoking piece in ‘The Scholarly Kitchen’ on the problem of poor research practice and growing lapses in scientific integrity, leading to a significant increase in the number of retractions (