Pensoft Annotator – a tool for text annotation with ontologies

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  • October 21, 2020
  • By Mariya Dimitrova, Georgi Zhelezov, Teodor Georgiev and Lyubomir Penev The use of written language to record new knowledge is one of the advancements of civilisation that has helped us achieve progress. However, in the era of Big Data, the amount of published writing greatly exceeds the physical ability of humans to read and understand […]

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences signs with Pensoft to move Silva Balcanica journal to ARPHA

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  • August 3, 2020
  • The first 2020 issue of the journal by the Academy’s Forest Research Institute is already online on a brand new and user-friendly website The scholarly publisher and technology provider Pensoft welcomes the open-access, peer-reviewed international journal in forest science concerning the Balkan Peninsula, Central and Southern Europe Silva Balcanica to its self-developed publishing platform ARPHA. Having become the latest […]

    Special ZooKeys memorial volume open to submissions to commemorate our admirable founding Editor-in-Chief Terry Erwin

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  • June 3, 2020
  • In recognition of the love and devotion that Terry expressed for the study of the World’s biodiversity, ZooKeys invites contributions to this memorial issue, covering all subjects falling within the area of systematic zoology. Titled “Systematic Zoology and Biodiversity Science: A tribute to Terry Erwin (1940-2020)”.

    Pensoft to publish the paleontology and geobiology journal Zitteliana on behalf of SNSB

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  • June 1, 2020
  • Following the recent contract between the State Natural History Collection of Bavaria (Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns or SNSB) and the scholarly publisher and technology provider Pensoft, the scholarly peer-reviewed, open-access journal on paleontology and geobiology Zitteliana will be published on the technologically advanced scholarly publishing platform ARPHA. Expected later in 2020, Zitteliana will not only […]

    Pensoft partners with ReviewerCredit to certify and reward peer review

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  • May 25, 2020
  • Following recent API integration with ReviewerCredits, Pensoft – the scholarly publisher and technology provider – has launched a pilot phase with one of its peer-reviewed, open-access journal: Biodiversity Data Journal (BDJ). Reviewers, who create an account on ReviewerCredits, will automatically record their peer review contributions, which will be certified via the platform and receive rewards and recognition within the scholarly community and fellow scientists.

    Pensoft signs with Senckenberg Nature Research Society to publish three journals on ARPHA

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  • May 18, 2020
  • Recently, the scholarly publisher and technology provider Pensoft signed with one of the largest natural research associations in Germany: the Senckenberg Nature Research Society, to publish three journals: Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, Vertebrate Zoology and Geologica Saxonica on behalf of the Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden, one of the oldest natural-science museums in the world. Expected to move to the Pensoft-developed technologically advanced scholarly […]

    Italian Society of Vegetation Science signs with Pensoft to publish its journal on ARPHA

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  • April 14, 2020
  • The first 2020 papers of the open-access, peer-reviewed international journal Plant Sociology are now available on the journal’s new, user-friendly and visually appealing website Having succeeded the historical journals of the Italian Society of Vegetation Science (Società Italiana di Scienza della Vegetazione): Fitosociologia (1990-2011) and Notiziario della Societa Italiana di Fitosociologia (1964-1989), the open-access, peer-reviewed international journal Plant […]

    Research on bats and pangolins – potential vectors of zoonotic pandemics like COVID-19 – invited to a free-to-publish special issue in ZooKeys

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  • March 31, 2020
  • Accepted papers will be published free of charge in recognition of the emergency of the current global situation Was it the horseshoe bat or could it rather be one of the most traded mammal in the world: the pangolin, at the root of the current devastating pandemic that followed the transmission of the zoonotic SARS-CoV-2 […]

    Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS), the new journal of the Int’l Association for Vegetation Science

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  • March 9, 2020
  • The journal is to launch with a big editorial and several diverse, high-quality papers over the next months In summer 2019 IAVS decided to start a new, third association-owned journal, Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS), next to Journal of Vegetation Science (JVS) and Applied Vegetation Science (AVS). Vegetation Classification and Survey (VCS) is an international, peer-reviewed journal of plant community […]