Annual Meeting Report

Knowledge Exchange: Roundtable Discussions

MODERATOR: Anna Jester Director of Sales & Marketing eJournalPress Washington, DC SPEAKERS: Maria Kowalczuk Biology Editor, Research Integrity BioMed Central London, United Kingdom Dianne King-McGavin Peer Review Manager American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics New Market, Maryland Keith Gigliello Senior Manager, Digital Publications American Society of Hematology Washington, DC Glenn Landis Editorial Director American Society of Hematology Washington, DC Jim Gilden Business Development Manager PRE Ventura, California Kelly Hadsell Managing Editor KWF Editorial Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Melissa Junior Associate Director, Journals American Society for Microbiology Washington, DC Kerry Kroffe Senior Editorial Manager PLOS San Francisco, California Jennifer Lin Crossref Director of Product Management, Dryad Board of Directors Crossref San Francisco, California REPORTER: Anna Jester The Knowledge Exchange provides attendees the opportunity to discuss a rotating selection of topics with speakers and fellow attendees in an intentionally interactive format. Two 25-minute rounds of discussion keep the conversation flowing. Summaries from two of the conversations from the 2017 CSE Annual Meeting follow. Journal Audits: What & Why Within both groups of participants, nobody had tried—or was aware of—a process that would be similar to the round of audits that has been performed for BioMed Central journals, so this topic was new and generated a lot of interest. The rationale, implementation, and potential interventions resulting from journal audits were discussed. The process requires time and resources but provides useful insights into journals, helps identify any pain points in journal processes, and finds practical ways to support editors. The questions from the participants were […]

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