Academia & Publishing

What Are Altmetrics and Why Do We Need Them?

Are tweets and blog posts the new citations? The advent of social networks has undoubtedly changed scholarly communication, and scientific impact can no longer be determined by traditional bibliometrics alone. If you haven’t already, it’s time to get familiar with alternative metrics!

Academia & Publishing

How De Gruyter’s New Open Source Font Came to Be

A new font will be used in De Gruyter’s journals and books from now on — one that can be used and shared free of charge, thanks to an open source license. We recently talked to the project managers Franziska Bühring and Florian Ruppenstein about the reasons for the change, which is part of De Gruyter’s open research strategy, and about the development process.

Arts & Humanities

Call for Manuscripts: Transforming Political Philosophy

For an upcoming political philosophy book series, we are looking for English-language manuscripts that focus on marginalized philosophers and topics.

Academia & Publishing

How to Improve Your Academic Writing

Do you work in the humanities or social sciences and want to improve your writing style but don’t know where to begin? Are you overwhelmed by the number of writing manuals out there? Then look no further! Here are some tips to get you started (and maybe help you finish that chapter you’ve been working on).

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