PeerJ Blog Blog

Brexit impact and UK author APC relief at PeerJ

Like many of you, we were stunned by the “leave” result in the June 23rd United Kingdom EU referendum. Half of PeerJ’s staff is based in the UK, and so this will personally affect...

Postcranial anatomy of Pissarrachampsa sera – Author Interview

We recently published “Postcranial anatomy of Pissarrachampsa sera (Crocodyliformes, Baurusuchidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil: insights on lifestyle and phylogenetic significance”. In this study, author Pedro L. Godoy and his colleagues discuss the results of...

Guest Post – The SAVE-SD 2015 Collection

Guest blog post from Silvio Peroni, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bologna. The first “International Workshop on Semantics, Analytics, Visualisation: Enhancing Scholarly Data” (SAVE-SD 2015) was a great success, as...

Announcing the PeerJ Preprints Advisory Group

As announced in an earlier blog post, we are pleased to be creating a new Advisory Group to help guide the development of  PeerJ Preprints. We are truly thankful to the many people who...

Debrief – Amsterdam Call for Action on Open Science

PeerJ was fortunate enough to be invited to Amsterdam for the EU Presidency Conference on Open Science this past Monday and Tuesday (April 4-5, 2016). I was able to attend and represent PeerJ. We had...

PeerJ now accepts Bitcoin payments

While some might say that scholarly publishing seems to be immune to change, it doesn’t mean the way to fund it can’t be more innovative. That’s one reason why we are pleased to announce that PeerJ now...

Accelerating Science with Preprints

This week ASAPbio is happening in Washington DC. This is an important meeting, being held with the support of HHMI and the NIH, devoted to exploring and encouraging the use of preprints in biology....