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

Mr. Alan Singleton
Editor-in-Chief
Managing Director, Clock Tower Publishing Services Ltd., The Clock Tower, Horton Hill, HORTON, BS37 6QN, UK
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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
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Interests: electronic information services; scholarly communications; professional workflow solutions; electronic publishing; strategic planning; information economics; the information industry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals

Editorial Board

Mr. Euan Adie
Altmetric LLP, The Macmillan Building, 4 Crinan St., London N19XW, UK
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Interests: alternative metrics; presenting scholarly content on mobile devices; APIs & linked data; metadata
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Metrics in Publishing
Dr. Simon Aristeguieta-Trillos
Department of Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 840 Wood St. Clarion, PA 16214, USA
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Interests: scholarly communication; citation analysis; information technologies; information seeking behavior; information dissemination; reference
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Measuring Scholarly Communication
Mr. Steve Ball
Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
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Interests: editorial issues; academic and journals publishing; interplay between publishing and politics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Interplay between Publishing and Politics
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
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Interests: open access; repositories; impact of scholarly communication; copyright; library consortia; access to knowledge in developing countries
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Open Data
Prof. Dr. Bo-Christer Björk
Department of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, P.O. Box 479, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
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Interests: open access publishing; peer reviewed journals; publishing business models
Dr. Ángel Borrego
Department of Library and Information Science, University of Barcelona, Melcior de Palau, 140, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: scholarly communication; scholars’ information behaviour
Dr. Robert Campbell
Old School, School Lane, Stadhampton, Oxfordshire, OX44 7TR, UK
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Interests: role of societies in scholarly communication; open access; publishing ethics; peer review
Dr. Jennifer Campbell-Meier
School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington New Zealand
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Interests: digital collections, evaluation and assessment, scholarly communications, professional development
Dr. Margaret Cargill
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Davies 106 Waite Campus, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005 Australia
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Interests: pedagogy of research communication, interdisciplinary collaboration, English as an additional language in research communication, applied linguistics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Researching, Teaching, and Supporting Research Publication: Issues for Users of English as an Additional Language
Dr. Brenda Chawner
School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington New Zealand
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Interests: open access, copyright and licensing, free/libre and open source software, social media use in information contexts, professional development
Mr. Xiaotian Chen
Cullom-Davis Library, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois 61625, USA
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Interests: electronic resources management, OpenURL link resolvers, database contents, Google Scholar functionalities, Open Access, information retrieval
Dr. Yin Ling Cheung
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616
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Interests: second language writing; writing for academic purposes; writing across the curriculum; writing for publications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Writing for Academic Publications
Ms. Barbara Meyers Ford
President of Meyers Consulting Services, 6610 Christy Acres Circle, Mount Airy, MD 21771-7473, USA
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Interests: professional & scholarly communications; learned society management; publishing education & training; STM research & publishing; economic, educational, environmental, equality, and social changes needed in the world
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Current Operational Issues in Open Access
Special Issue: Alternative Publication Metrics
Mr. Jan Erik Frantsvåg
University Library, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Huginbakken 14, NO-9019 TROMSØ, Norway
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Interests: open access publishing, open access publishing business models, conditions enabling authors to choose open access, publication funds
Dr. Jenny Fry
Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
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Interests: scholarly communication; domain analysis; open science; genre analysis; researchers' information behaviours; scholarly and scientific collaboration
Dr. Guangwei Hu
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore
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Interests: Academic discourse; second language writing; ethics and plagiarism; writing for publication
Prof. Andrew Kirby
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University, Phoenix AZ 85069-7100, USA
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Interests: STEM publishing and digital delivery models; bibliometrics; best practices for editors, authors and reviewers
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: The Challenges of Journal Start-up in the Digital Era
Dr. Mikael Laakso
Information Systems Science, Department of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, P.O. Box 479, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
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Interests: open access publishing; peer reviewed journals; publishing business models, standardisation
Dr. Yongyan Li
Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
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Interests: Second Language Writing; English for Academic Purposes; Academic Literacy; The Literacy Practices of Multilingual Scholars
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: The Research and Writing Processes before Publication: From The Researchers’ Perspective
Dr. Remedios Melero
Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos-CSIC. Av Profesor Agustin Escardino 7, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
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Interests: open access; scholarly publications; open access repositories; open access policies; copyright issues
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Open Access
Dr. Paul Mercieca
Lecturer - Information Management and Digital Publishing, School of Business IT and Logistics, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
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Interests: Open Access Publishing; academic publication behavior; social Media communication; mobile content
Prof. Dr. Anne Morris
Centre for Information Management, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, Ashby Rd, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 3TU. UK
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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
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Interests: scholarly communication; open access; publishing business models; Web 2.0.
Dr. Teja Koler Povh
Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Jamova c. 2, P.O. Box 3422, Slovenia
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Interests: open access; digital repositories; scholarly communications; citation analysis; bibliometrics
Dr. Steve Probets
Department of Computer Science, Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
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Interests: open access; repositories; scholarly communications; open access behaviour
Dr. Lyn Robinson
Department of Library and Information Science, City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom
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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. Laura Saunders
Simmons School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
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Interests: information literacy, assessment, and academic libraries
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
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Interests: Motion comics; Comic book studies; Animation and film theory; Adaptation; Digital Media; New Narratives; Digital Art & Design; Transmedia
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Digital Publishing - Transformations
Prof. Dr. R. Grant Steen
President, MediCC!, LLC, Medical Communications Consultants Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517, USA
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Interests: scientific retraction; research misconduct; medical misinformation; retraction as a proxy for misconduct; neuroepistemology; cognitive biases associated with misinformation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Misconduct in Scientific Publishing
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
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Interests: scholarly communication; e-publishing; value and outcomes of reading; academic libraries
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
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Interests: socio-technical systems; human-computer interaction; collaborative information use; open access metrics; learning and appropriation of technologies
Mr. Anthony Watkinson
CIBER Research Ltd, 1 Westwood Farmhouse, Greenham, Newbury, RG14 7RU, UK
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Interests: scholarly communication; open access; data; social media and outreach
Dr. Jason Wilde
AIP Publishing, 1305 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 300, Melville, NY 11747 USA
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Interests: editorial development; peer-review; open access; copyright and licensing; publishing business models; digital publishing; research data
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Alternative Publication Metrics
Prof. Jingfeng Xia
Department of Library and Information Science, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
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Interests: open access scholarly communications; institutional repositories; electronic journal publishing; MOOCs; data curation; social science data; digital ethnography; GIS
Dr. JungWon Yoon
School of Information, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave. CIS 1040, Tampa, FL 33627, USA
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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
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Interests: information systems; bibliometrics; scholarly communication; knowledge network analysis and visualization as well as their application in information retrieval and digital libraries
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: The Emergence of the BRIC Countries on the World Stage: Bibliometric Perspectives

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