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MDPI at “Academic Publishing in Europe” (APE 2017)

Maria Schalnich and Martyn Rittman How can we build and grow a sustainable scientific publishing eco-system? How can we react to the needs of multidisciplinary research? How can we capture innovative trends in publishing and use them to meet the needs of authors, editors and reviewers? How can we improve and optimize our processes? Is […]

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Research Highlights: Silage, Smoking and Data Management

Another selection of papers that rated highly during peer review, with a broad focus on biology and life sciences. We’ve thrown in one paper on single photon sources for good measure. Happy reading!   Fermentation Quality of Round-Bale Silage as Affected by Additives and Ensiling Seasons in Dwarf Napiergrass (Pennisetum purpureum Schumach) Satoru Fukagawa, Yasuyuki […]

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Research Highlights: Reviews, Measurements and a Novel Virus

This post collects a diverse range of papers rated highly by peer reviewers during the editorial process. It takes in simultaneous in vivo measurements of DNA, lipid and protein creation in cells; discovery of a new virus; a systematic review of the relationship between magnesium intake and type 2 diabetes; a review of the susceptibility of premature babies […]

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Interview with Prof. Esteban, Editor-in-Chief of Fishes

In this post we interview the Editor-in-Chief of the new journal Fishes. Prof. Esteban holds a chair at the University of Murcia, situated near the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Could you give us a brief overview or background about your field/work, the research you have conducted? Our research focuses on the fish immune system, mainly on […]

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Crossref Schema Integrated for Preprints

Digital object identifiers (dois) have become the standard method for definitively recording scholarly scientific information. They are issued by Crossref at the request of publishers, and provide a link directly to any published paper regardless of whether the URL changes over time. They are a great way to make sure you can always find the […]

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MDPI at PUBMET 2016

As a warm up for this week’s open access week, MDPI had the pleasure of visiting the Croatian coast last week for the Pubmet 2016 conference. Martyn Rittman, MDPI’s Chief Production Editor, attended and MDPI was a silver sponsor. We were not disappointed! This year saw the third edition of the conference with an excellent […]

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