WoRMS’ Top 10 Marine Species (2018): ZooKeys journal scores 5/10 in the prestigious yearly list

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  • March 19, 2019
  • The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) announced the Top 10 Marine Species of 2018 just in time for Taxonomist Appreciation Day What could be better timing to take a look back on the most spectacular animals described as new to science throughout 2018 than 19th March, Taxonomist Appreciation Day? For the sixth time around, […]

    FAIR biodiversity data in Pensoft journals thanks to a routine data auditing workflow

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  • March 11, 2019
  •   To avoid publication of openly accessible, yet unusable datasets, fated to result in irreproducible and inoperable biological diversity research at some point down the road, Pensoft takes care for auditing data described in data paper manuscripts upon their submission to applicable journals in the publisher’s portfolio, including Biodiversity Data Journal, ZooKeys, PhytoKeys, MycoKeys and many others. Once the dataset is clean and […]

    Rebranded Social Psychological Bulletin opens up to the world with PsychOpen GOLD & ARPHA

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  • May 30, 2018
  • Formerly known as Psychologia Spoleczna, the scholarly journal is now publishing exclusively in English and is free to both readers and authors after joining the PsychOpen GOLD platform based on ARPHA Social Psychological Bulletin (SPB), formerly known as the Polish-born Psychologia Spo?eczna, has rebranded and evolved to reflect its new international outlook and dedication to social […]

    Economics journals hosted on ARPHA to have their content indexed at RePEc

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  • April 30, 2018
  • The first to take advantage of the service is the most recent addition to the journal platform’s portfolio — Russian Journal of Economics Following the recent integration between ARPHA and the collaborative project RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), journals publishing in economics will have their articles indexed in RePEc decentralised bibliographic database upon moving to the technologically advanced platform. […]

    Four Cheers for Marine Diversity: New species from Pensoft journals float their way up to the ‘TOP 10’ charts of WoRMS

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  • April 25, 2018
  • The Harry Potter ‘hero’ crab, Palau president’s colonial anemone and the ‘living fossil’ octocoral published in ZooKeys along with the Bob Marley’s intertidal spider from the pages of Evolutionary Systematics made it to the top in the two lists compiled by the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). The ‘TOP 10’ charts mark the 10th […]

    Pensoft’s ARPHA teams with Hypothesis to encourage scientific discourse through annotation

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  • March 1, 2018
  • In a new integration, the Pensoft-developed innovative journal publishing platform ARPHA teams up with nonprofit, open-source annotation technology provider Hypothesis to further enable academic discussion and foster collaboration in the spirit of open science practices. This partnership makes Pensoft the second publisher to implement this technology across its whole journal portfolio. Current and future scholarly journals using ARPHA, including Research Ideas and Outcomes […]

    Pensoft journals integrated with Catalogue of Life to help list the species of the world

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  • January 18, 2018
  • While not every taxonomic study is conducted with a nature conservation idea in mind, most ecological initiatives need to be backed by exhaustive taxonomic research. There simply isn’t a way to assess a species’ distributional range, migratory patterns or ecological trends without knowing what this species actually is and where it is coming from. In […]

    Track changes and easy comparison of manuscript versions now available in ARPHA Writing Tool

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  • January 11, 2018
  • Monitoring the progress of your manuscript has never been easier! The eagerly anticipated Track changes feature is now available in ARPHA Writing Tool to further facilitate collaborative authoring in the five academic journals* which currently make use of the ARPHA-XML publishing workflow. Having tapped into ARPHA’s users constructive feedback, we have also updated our Revision […]

    The world’s 3rd oldest entomological journal Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift (DEZ) turns 160 years

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  • December 20, 2017
  • Near the closure of an extremely successful year at Pensoft, we’re pleased to be part of yet another great celebration – the 160th anniversary of the Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift (DEZ) journal. Being the third oldest of world’s currently existing entomological periodicals, the Museum für Naturkunde’s historical journal has never ceased to progressively make a difference […]

    Swiss-born rebranded Alpine Entomology journal joins Pensoft’s open access portfolio

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  • November 20, 2017
  • Formerly dedicated to all fields in entomology, the journal now focuses on insect research from mountainous regions from around the world Launched about a century and a half ago, the Swiss Entomological Society‘s official journal Die Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft (Journal of the Swiss Entomological Society) is the latest historical scientific journal to join the lines of Pensoft’s portfolio. […]