How are media and political discourses about environmental pollution framed in Australia, China and Japan? By making use of novel and traditional means of analysis, authors of the book provide interesting insights relevant to those researching and practicing science communication of environmental issues.


“What are the criteria of successful digital infrastructures? Which potential for changing workflows or scholarly interaction and collaboration patterns do we ascribe to digital infrastructures?” JCOM new set of commentaries focuses on changing internal communication tools for scientific communities.


“The digital infrastructure in international astronomy comes with some striking features and can be regarded as a dream come true for open science protagonists. It consists of large components that are closely connected and offer immediate or delayed access to a large share of publications and research data.”


An overview of the Information Service Sociology (short: FID Sociology), a collaboration platform focused on providing an approach for simplified publishing of open access publications and facilitating interaction and collaborations between members of the sociological community.


“This commentary introduces a preliminary conceptual framework for approaching putative effects of scholarly online systems on collaboration inside and outside of academia.”


Reflections on outcomes of the project “Open Access Statistics”, designed to collect standardized usage figures for scientific documents, as well as complex legal requirements faced when implementing more sophisticated procedures such as network analyses.


"Why would anyone wish to track the emergence of science communication in
Ireland? There are lessons to be learned, mistakes to avoid and ideas to be
borrowed. Although the focus is Ireland, many of the issues travel internationally".


A brand-new JCOM for Latin America and a brand-new look for JCOM. April 2018 marks a milestone in the history of JCOM. Innovation and stronger community engagement, always open access.


“A guidebook for spotting and debunking unscientific ideas in the political sphere”. Kizer (Ball State Univ.) considers D. Levitan’s book “a timely antidote for debunking anti-scientific rhetoric”.


From politics to economy, find out what impacts Pakistan's still low media coverage of climate change issues in one of the most affected by its effects countries.