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February 2016;42(1)

Table of Contents [pdf]


Moira Hudson: Lament of the publications professional: 1. Managing author expectations and the obstacle of peer review [pdf]

Original articles

Hannah Cagney, Emma Grainger, Richard Horton, Astrid James, Sabine Kleinert, Zena Nyakoojo, Laura Pryce, Diana Stanley, Helena Wang: Retraction and republication—a new tool for correcting the scientific record? [pdf]


Michèle B. Nuijten: Preventing statistical errors in scientific journals [pdf]
Denys N Wheatley: Independent editors – how secure is your position? [pdf]
Paul Beverley: Computer tools for preparing stylesheets [pdf]


Elise Langdon-Neuner: Multiple: do we know what we are talking about? [pdf]

Reports of meetings

Looking at New Perspectives–2015 annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publication (Ishan Dave) [pdf]
Editors as promoters of good practices in bioresource research (Anna Maria Rossi, Paola De Castro, Elena Bravo, Alessia Calzolari, Federica Napolitani, Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Laurence Mabile) [pdf]
HEIRRI: Integrating responsible research and innovation into universities and higher education institutions (Marta Cayetano, Gema Revuelta, Núria Saladié) [pdf]

This site I like

Board of Editors in the Life Sciences ( (Sangeeta Gaur) [pdf]

Regular features

EASE-Forum digest: September to December 2015 [pdf]
My life as an editor: Jong K. Ha [pdf]
News notes (John Hilton) [pdf]
The editor’s bookshelf (Anna Maria Rossi) [pdf]
Correspondence [pdf]