The latest news from UNSILO

September 23, 2021

Do research-paper recommendations work?

Most content-based websites contain recommendations. Whether you are using Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, or Google Scholar, most sites provide some kind of  link to other recommended content. How effective are these […]
August 25, 2021

Tagging content to UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been one of the most impressive innovations of the UN in recent years. First introduced in 2015, the 17 SDGs (actually 16, […]
August 10, 2021

Using AI tools for content alerts

Probably for as long as journals have existed, publishers have tried to keep potential readers informed of new issues. Although details of new journal issues are delivered digitally, as ETOC […]
August 3, 2021

Using UNSILO tools to detect salami slicing

Salami slicing (also known as “redundant publication” is the colourful term to describe publishing multiple articles from a single research project, when a single article would be more sensible. Why […]
April 16, 2021

How effective are machine checks for manuscript submissions?

by Mads Rydahl (Copy of an article submitted for publication in Learned Publishing) A fundamental part of the academic publishing process is the “Technical Check”. When an article is submitted […]
March 22, 2021

Using AI for submissions: a measured trial

Japan-based Kyorinsha is one of the largest agencies in Japan providing editorial and publishing services. Their editors have been using the UNSILO AI-based technical checks in production for several months. Now the tool has […]
November 26, 2020

Canadian Science Publishing adopts UNSILO Technical Checks

Canadian Science Publishing (CSP) is Canada’s largest independent science publisher, with 24 journals, and more than 2,300 new articles each year. It has a long history, originating in 1929 as the National […]
October 2, 2020

EMBO Press pilots UNSILO Reviewer Finder tool

Following an initial trial of the UNSILO Reviewer Finder, EMBO Press has signed a deal to pilot the use of the AI-based Reviewer Finder tool to assist editors with augmenting its in-house database of reviewers.  Commented Thomas Lemberger, Deputy […]
August 6, 2020

AI, Citations, and Bias

A common misconception about AI tools used for academic text is that they all work in the same way – and UNSILO is frequently (but wrongly) grouped with other tools that are […]
July 31, 2020

OECD wins award for UNSILO-powered SDG Pathfinder site

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has been awarded the inaugural University Press Redux Sustainability Award for its SDG Pathfinder website, an innovative tool that links all its content to relevant goals from the United […]
July 9, 2020

From Ancient Greek to AI: UNSILO welcomes Kasper Fyhn Jacobsen

Kasper is UNSILO’s latest recruit, and talked to us about his fascinating background.   I was born in a small village near Esbjerg, Jutland, and I’ve always been interested in language. I studied […]
July 8, 2020

Using AI tools for manuscript submission – an update

In 2018, at the Frankfurt Book Fair, UNSILO introduced its machine-learning concept-extraction tool for manuscript submissions. Although there had been some small-scale demonstrations of the technology before that, for example […]