by Gabriel Stein, Jessica Polka, and Tony Ross-Hellauer
Published: Aug 27, 2020
The output of the project will include a specification for representing editorial events as Doc Maps, implementation guides for publishers and technology providers, and a roadmap for future development of a Doc Maps ecosystem, including aggregation and discovery services.
"Launching audio/visual preprints takes scholarly communication to the next level - giving scientists the multimedia platform to express their expertise not only in text but truly engaging with other researchers."
"The AAS has been at the forefront of publishing innovation for many years as one of the first societies to host its flagship research journals online. 'The new community on PubPub represents a continuation of that tradition,' notes AAS Innovation Scientist Peter K. G. Williams"
"The new platform will empower authors to move beyond traditional, static article design by incorporating multimedia features, interactive tables and graphs, and easy sharing options for their research."