ESE November Issue 45(4) Released!

Welcome to this year’s last issue, which opens with an editorial piece on the 5th Peer Review Week from the perspective of EASE and the Asian Council of Science Editors (p 82). We wish our new individual and group members a warm welcome to EASE (p 84).

In the Original Articles section, Glasnović, Krajina, and Petrak present a case study of retractions in Croatia and compare them with similar European countries (p 85).

In the Essays section, Khosravi-Darani discusses how it is to set up and improve a scientific journal in Iran (p 89). In our Viewpoints, Lazarev points to ways to manipulate bibliometric data and warns about editorial interference with references (p 93).

The Meeting Reports section covers this year’s Annual General Meeting of EASE in Brussels (by Pippa Smart) and the 6th PubMet conference on scholarly publishing in the context of open science (by Jadranka Stojanovski) (pp. 95–97).

In the Book Reviewsection we have three reviews. Marianne Noel presents a book by Alex C…

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