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Journal Contact

Publications Editorial Office
MDPI AG, St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
Mr. Leo Jiang

Managing Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China


Mr. Alan Singleton

Managing Director, Clock Tower Publishing Services Ltd., The Clock Tower, Horton Hill, HORTON, BS37 6QN, UK
Interests: academic publishing
Prof. Dr. John J. Regazzi

Founding Editor-in-Chief
Palmer School of Library and Information Science, College of Education, Information and Technology, Long Island University, Brookville, New York 11548, USA
Interests: electronic information services; scholarly communications; professional workflow solutions; electronic publishing; strategic planning; information economics; the information industry

Editorial Board

Dr. Craig Smith

Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications School of Media, Art and Design, Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, UK
Interests: Motion comics; Comic book studies; Animation and film theory; Adaptation; Digital Media; New Narratives; Digital Art & Design; Transmedia
Contribution: Special Issue: Digital Publishing - Transformations
Prof. Dr. Bo-Christer Björk

Department of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, P.O. Box 479, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: open access publishing; peer reviewed journals; publishing business models
Prof. Andrew Kirby

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University, Phoenix AZ 85069-7100, USA
Interests: STEM publishing and digital delivery models; bibliometrics; best practices for editors, authors and reviewers
Contribution: Special Issue: The Challenges of Journal Start-up in the Digital Era
Dr. Remedios Melero

Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos-CSIC. Av Profesor Agustin Escardino 7, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Interests: open access; scholarly publications; open access repositories; open access policies; copyright issues
Contribution: Special Issue: Open Access
Dr. Teja Koler Povh

Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Jamova c. 2, P.O. Box 3422, Slovenia
Interests: open access; digital repositories; scholarly communications; citation analysis; bibliometrics
Prof. Dr. R. Grant Steen

President, MediCC!, LLC, Medical Communications Consultants Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517, USA
Interests: scientific retraction; research misconduct; medical misinformation; retraction as a proxy for misconduct; neuroepistemology; cognitive biases associated with misinformation
Contribution: Special Issue: Misconduct in Scientific Publishing
Prof. Jingfeng Xia

Department of Library and Information Science, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: open access scholarly communications; institutional repositories; electronic journal publishing; MOOCs; data curation; social science data; digital ethnography; GIS
Dr. Margaret Cargill

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Davies 106 Waite Campus, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005 Australia
Interests: pedagogy of research communication, interdisciplinary collaboration, English as an additional language in research communication, applied linguistics
Contribution: Special Issue: Researching, Teaching, and Supporting Research Publication: Issues for Users of English as an Additional Language
Mr. Jan Erik Frantsvåg

University Library, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Huginbakken 14, NO-9019 TROMSØ, Norway
Interests: open access publishing, open access publishing business models, conditions enabling authors to choose open access, publication funds
Dr. Laura Saunders

Simmons School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: information literacy, assessment, and academic libraries
Dr. JungWon Yoon

School of Information, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave. CIS 1040, Tampa, FL 33627, USA
Interests: Visual information; Visualization; social informatics and social media; consumer health information; information behaviors of diverse populations; metadata
Dr. Dangzhi Zhao

School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta, 3-20 Rutherford South, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2J4 Canada
Interests: information systems; bibliometrics; scholarly communication; knowledge network analysis and visualization as well as their application in information retrieval and digital libraries
Contribution: Special Issue: The Emergence of the BRIC Countries on the World Stage: Bibliometric Perspectives
Dr. Lyn Robinson

Department of Library and Information Science, City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom
Interests: The nature of information: its definition, history and philosophy, Library and information science as a discipline, Information resources, documents and collections, Information behaviour: responses to new technologies and communications media
Dr. Jennifer Campbell-Meier

School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington New Zealand
Interests: digital collections, evaluation and assessment, scholarly communications, professional development
Dr. Mikael Laakso

Information Systems Science, Department of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, P.O. Box 479, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: open access publishing; peer reviewed journals; publishing business models, standardisation
Mr. Xiaotian Chen

Cullom-Davis Library, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois 61625, USA
Interests: electronic resources management, OpenURL link resolvers, database contents, Google Scholar functionalities, Open Access, information retrieval
Prof. Dr. Anne Morris

Centre for Information Management, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, Ashby Rd, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 3TU. UK
Interests: 3DIR; three-dimensional information retrieval with school of civil & building engineering; the informational aspects of direct to consumer genetic tests; the impact of culture on human information seeking behaviour
Dr. Diego Ponte

Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento, Via Inama 5, 38122 Trento, Italy
Interests: scholarly communication; open access; publishing business models; Web 2.0.
Dr. Simon Aristeguieta-Trillos

Department of Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 840 Wood St. Clarion, PA 16214, USA
Interests: scholarly communication; citation analysis; information technologies; information seeking behavior; information dissemination; reference
Contribution: Special Issue: Measuring Scholarly Communication
Ms. Isabel Bernal

Manager of Digital.CSIC Technical Office, Unit of Information Resources for Research, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), C/ Joaquín Costa 22, Desp. 308, 28002 Madrid, Spain
Interests: open access; repositories; impact of scholarly communication; copyright; library consortia; access to knowledge in developing countries
Contribution: Special Issue: Open Data
Prof. Dr. Michael B. Twidale

Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 E Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Interests: socio-technical systems; human-computer interaction; collaborative information use; open access metrics; learning and appropriation of technologies
Dr. Jenny Fry

Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: scholarly communication; domain analysis; open science; genre analysis; researchers' information behaviours; scholarly and scientific collaboration
Dr. Paul Mercieca

Lecturer - Information Management and Digital Publishing, School of Business IT and Logistics, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
Interests: Open Access Publishing; academic publication behavior; social Media communication; mobile content
Dr. Ángel Borrego

Department of Library and Information Science, University of Barcelona, Melcior de Palau, 140, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: scholarly communication; scholars’ information behaviour
Dr. Steve Probets

Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: open access; repositories; scholarly communications; open access behaviour
Mr. Steve Ball

Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Interests: editorial issues; academic and journals publishing; interplay between publishing and politics
Contribution: Special Issue: Interplay between Publishing and Politics
Dr. Brenda Chawner

School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington New Zealand
Interests: open access, copyright and licensing, free/libre and open source software, social media use in information contexts, professional development
Mr. Euan Adie

Altmetric LLP, The Macmillan Building, 4 Crinan St., London N19XW, UK
Interests: alternative metrics; presenting scholarly content on mobile devices; APIs & linked data; metadata
Contribution: Special Issue: Metrics in Publishing
Dr. Yongyan Li

Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Second Language Writing; English for Academic Purposes; Academic Literacy; The Literacy Practices of Multilingual Scholars
Contribution: Special Issue: The Research and Writing Processes before Publication: From The Researchers’ Perspective
Dr. Guangwei Hu

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore
Interests: Academic discourse; second language writing; ethics and plagiarism; writing for publication
Dr. Yin Ling Cheung

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616
Interests: second language writing; writing for academic purposes; writing across the curriculum; writing for publications
Contribution: Special Issue: Writing for Academic Publications
Prof. Dr. Carol Tenopir

Center for Information and Communication Studies, College of Communication and Information, University of Tennessee, 1345 Circle Park Drive, 423 Communications Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996-0341, USA
Interests: scholarly communication; e-publishing; value and outcomes of reading; academic libraries
Ms. Barbara Meyers Ford

President of Meyers Consulting Services, 6610 Christy Acres Circle, Mount Airy, MD 21771-7473, USA
Interests: professional & scholarly communications; learned society management; publishing education & training; STM research & publishing; economic, educational, environmental, equality, and social changes needed in the world
Contribution: Special Issue: Current Operational Issues in Open Access
Special Issue: Alternative Publication Metrics
Mr. Anthony Watkinson

CIBER Research Ltd, 1 Westwood Farmhouse, Greenham, Newbury, RG14 7RU, UK
Interests: scholarly communication; open access; data; social media and outreach
Dr. Robert Campbell

Old School, School Lane, Stadhampton, Oxfordshire, OX44 7TR, UK
Interests: role of societies in scholarly communication; open access; publishing ethics; peer review
Dr. Jason Wilde

AIP Publishing, 1305 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 300, Melville, NY 11747 USA
Interests: editorial development; peer-review; open access; copyright and licensing; publishing business models; digital publishing; research data
Contribution: Special Issue: Alternative Publication Metrics
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