The Future of Scholarly Publishing Channel on F1000Research: Giving Researchers Credit for their work!

This channel includes articles on relevant topics around the developments in scholarly publishing. Posters, slides, data and articles submitted to this channel are published immediately, fully citable and assigned a permanent DOI after an editorial check.


Researchers have too much to do, and too much of their work goes unrecognized. Tools like  F1000Research will help to take the friction out of their daily lives and help them to share, improve and get credit for their work.  F1000Research blends the best of recent innovations with “traditional”, collegiate academic culture.

In particular, F1000Research is an original Open Science publishing platform for life scientists that offers immediate Open Access publication, transparent post-publication peer review by invited referees, and full data deposition and sharing.

F1000Research accepts all scientifically sound articles, including single findings, case reports, protocols, replications, null/negative results, and more traditional articles.

With the inclusion of posters and slides, it is obvious that F1000Research is not a “journal” in the traditional sense, but truly a publishing platform.

The Future of Scholarly Publishing Channel

is one of the 109 channels hosted currently by the F1000Research platform improving/enhancing the ways in which researchers share scientific results along with today's technological advances.

The Future of Scholarly Publishing Channel includes articles, research notes, correspondence, posters and slides drawing awareness to  relevant topics around the developments in scholarly publishing such as peer review, the use of impact metrics in research assessment, reproducibility, scientific culture and the mechanisms by which scientific knowledge is disseminated and assessed.

Just Register and Sign in the F1000Research platform, choose a channel of your interest and submit your research output! 

Posters and slides submitted to the Future of Scholarly Publishing Channel

are published immediately on submission; they are fully citable and are assigned a permanent a digitial object identifier (DOI)  after an editorial check.

Posters (in PDF) and slides (PPT/PPTX and PDF) are accepted in all languages and will be published under a CC-BY 4.0 license; however we do require that the metadata i.e. the author’s names and affiliations, the description and the keywords are written in English.

Posters and slides are not peer reviewed or edited before being posted onF1000Research, so it is the authors’ responsibility to ensure that all research is conducted in accordance to international ethical standards for research. Moreover, no charge is levied on posters and slides; they are free to both view and deposit.

F1000Research strongly recommends that authors of posters and slides consult its policies reflecting general good scientific practice and publishing standards.

See: Posters and Slides Guidelines for more details.

Articles are submitted to the  Future of Scholarly Publishing Channel

with a single-page submission system. F1000Research’s in-house editors carry out a basic check on each submission to ensure that F1000Research’s policies are adhered to.

Before you submit an article you should agree to pay any processing charges (article-processing charge, APC) applicable to this submission.

Following submission, F1000Research will ask you for the name and email address of the payee, the name of their institution and the country in which they are based. If based in an EU member country, F1000Research will also require a VAT registration number.

The submitted original articles (not published previously) are published as soon as they are accepted. Peer review by invited experts (suggested by authors) takes place openly after publication.

See: Article Guidelines for more details.

F1000Research’s unique post-publication peer-review model

All methodological details and relevant data are made available to allow others to replicate the study.


(Source: The academic, economic and societal impacts of Open Access; an article on the Future of Scholarly Publishing Channel)

An article remains published regardless of the referees’ reports. Articles that pass peer review are indexed in PubMed and other bibliographic databases.

Authors are encouraged to respond openly to the referee reports, which are published with the article, and can publish revised versions of their article at no further cost, if they wish.

Last but not least: all your submissions could be tracked via My Research.


Source:  The Future of Scholarly Publishing

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