PubFactory is built from the ground up to support books, reference works and journals in a variety of XML formats, with full support for PDF, images and other rich media.
PubPub is a platform that enables the exploration of three core experiments: 1) author-driven publishing, 2) distributed and dynamic peer review, and 3) grassroots journals that serve as tools for curation. Through these three experiments, we seek to uncover new paths and opportunities for collaborative publishing.
What is Scinapse?
Scinapse is a free search engine for academic papers. As of April 2019, it indexes more than 200 million articles from more than 40,000 journals. It has more than 300,000 visitors on a monthly basis, as of April 2019.
Scinapse currently runs on a database collected from four major sources, namely Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG), Semantic Scholar Open Research Corpus (ORC), Springer Nature SciGraph, and PubMed. Refer to each source to investigate what they cover. Scinapse does not cover anything else.
The publication platform of the Max Weber Foundation
The Max Weber Foundation (MWS) is a federal foundation. It currently maintains ten research institutes as well as several branch offices or temporary research groups in a total of 13 countries and a joint office in Bonn. MWS is intensively involved in the field of digital publishing and Open Access. Since 2008, it provides the publication platform perspectivia.net for the publication and dissemination of the scientific results of its institutes. Providing free access to research results is perspectivia.net’s core mission.
Free access to knowledge
The electronic publication platform perspectivia.net sees itself as an international, epoch-spanning and interdisciplinary portal for publications in the humanities. As an infrastructure of the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad, the publications published by the institutes and their cooperation partners are made freely accessible here. The Max Weber Foundation is committed to the principles of Open Access and perspectivia.net promotes free access to knowledge and accompanies the transformation of the humanities towards an open science.
In the publication series on perspectivia.net you will find both texts already published in print (retrodigital copies) and genuine online publications. All types of scholarly texts are represented, from journals, monographs and anthologies to workshop and conference reports, individual lectures and reviews. In addition, the platform presents extensive image material as well as audio and video files. Since basic research is one of the Max Weber Foundation’s special concerns, perspectivia.net increasingly provides database solutions for the presentation of source editions.
Orvium is the scientific publishing platform that helps researchers and institutions to share their work, create open access journals, and streamline peer review.
A free platform, started in the Netherlands by software engineer Vincent Tunru, enables academics to start their own preprint journal. Academics can use the platform to share early research findings, as well as lab notes, conference posters, data and other work.
We promote the sciences by organizing conferences and exhibitions worldwide, publishing highly reputable peer-reviewed open-access journals, supporting associations in the fulfilment of their tasks, and developing appropriate software solutions for achieving these aims. Promoting scientific work is our focus. Serving those dedicated to science is our passion.
JMIRx (jmirx.org) is a new journal series (launched end of 2019) and new type of journal, which we call “superjournals”.
Superjournals (a type of “overlay” journal) are sitting on top of preprint servers and offer peer-review and copyediting/archiving/indexing, thus do everything a “normal” journal does, except that authors no longer have to submit their manuscript to a journal – instead, our acquisition and review editors find the papers they want to publish and extend conditional offers of publication to interesting articles published in Preprint servers, as well as soliciting reviews and commentaries.
In addition to the “editorial prospecting” workflow, authors can also self-nominate their existing preprints for publication (which is the equivalent to a traditional journal submission), without going through another submission process. If superjournals ask for revisions, these revisions are also uploaded to the Preprint server.