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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
June 22, 2020

Case study: combining AI tools with human expertise for manuscript evaluation

Kyorinsha is an innovative Japanese service provider, working with over 400 medical associations and societies to aid researchers get their articles published. Their services range from expert editorial support, production […]
June 18, 2020

Combining discovery tools with good design

BMJ Publishing is of course best known for the British Medical Journal, but alongside this flagship journal is a flourishing list of over 70 other titles covering many of the […]
May 20, 2020

Cambridge University Press adopts UNSILO for recommended links

One of the world’s leading university presses, and arguably the oldest, has started providing this week recommended links on the Cambridge Core site (https://www.cambridge.org/core/). The Cambridge site related content across […]
July 12, 2019

Identifying semantically related terms

Although the word “semantic” is bandied about these days with little concern for accuracy, most searching we carry out with search engines remains anything but semantic. While UNSILO has been […]