Mendeley & Publishing for Museums, Libraries and Archives

Humanities Matter Infographic http://4humanities.org/2013/07/the-humanities-matter-infographic/

These thoughts were initiated after coming across the new start-up PEERJ – which presented a new model for peer reviewed contributions relating to science and medicine.

In response to what it saw as a narrowing of publishing options and increasing number of problematic monetising models of peer review  PEERJ set up a new model – one which allows contributors to subscribe once and publish many times. As a museum curator I thought the PEERJ model looked like a really interesting solution to some of the problems I faced when I set about submitting museum based research to peer reviewed journals. Continue reading