Nordicom Review continues to climb in the various performance metrics assembled by Scopus. For the first time ever, the Open Access journal published by Nordicom is now included in the top quartile for Communication journals in the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR).
Six European professors founded a new meeting space for virtual encounters between media scholars: the media salon. The salon shall accelerate open scientific exchange that has, according to the initiators, decreased because of the pandemic restrictions.
A new article written by Finnish and Swedish researchers inquired into the readership of Finnish open access journals. Especially older materials in national languages are an important resource to students.
Women are still are underrepresented in the news across the world, and the Nordic countries do not make an exception. To make it easier to measure and compare media gender equality, a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg has developed an open dataset.
For now, we are well-prepared to hold a meeting on Zoom or Teams, or even have a virtual coffee with colleagues. How to celebrate seasonal events, kick-offs and thank you-gatherings over a web conferencing or meeting platform? We collected 20 basic ideas to avoid stiffly and formally sitting in front of the screen.
The Nordic and European countries are jointly strengthening research cooperation on COVID-19 to prepare for future pandemics. Organizations supporting the functions of higher education institutions are seeking for new ways to support research and education.
A newly published report suggests that thousands of open access articles have vanished during the decent decade. Among the journal titles that disappeared in 2000–2019, over the half were journals in social sciences and humanities.
Has video literacy been studied in Sweden? Who are the Swedish experts in Instagram literacy? Questions will be more efficiently answered within the new academic forum for media literacy research, coordinated by Nordicom.
Scopus has now released their cite scores for 2019. The score for the journal Nordicom Review increases substantially, from 0.8 to 1.2. Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database that covers nearly 36,377 titles from approximately 11,678 publishers.
Nordicom strengthens the status of Nordic academic books by partnering with Kriterium, a Swedish portal for peer review of Open Access books. Peer review is not just for journal articles anymore – authors publishing books with Nordicom will now have the opportunity to submit their manuscripts for expert peer review.
When conferences are going virtual, Nordicom is contributing to the events by presenting open access books at a virtual book table. The first virtual book table is set at the Nordic Media Days in Bergen.
NordMedia Network has obtained a publishing certificate from the Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority. The certificate provides the constitutional protection of freedom of expression and enables publishing of content with a more journalistic character.