Welcome to IOS Press Labs!

IOS Press Labs is a virtual meeting place where we can share what’s happening behind the scenes at IOS Press and what we’ve learned with all of our communities: readers, authors, editorial board members, reviewers, librarians, developers, and business partners.

Highlights from our latest blog posts and other features can be found on this page; to view all posts in chronological order, go here.

Latest Posts

15 December 2021 | Carmel McNamara, IOS Press, Amsterdam, NL

A highlight of 2021 for IOS Press has been the digital transformation of the company’s website. Its launch in August not only enabled the...

30 November, 2021 | Cristina-Iulia Bucur, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL

Scientific publishing methods are often stuck in the past, adhering to formats that are optimized for print use, such as PDF...

28 October 2021 | Stephanie Delbecque, IOS Press, Amsterdam, NL

A little over mid-way through 2021, IOS Press underwent a major website transformation. This came to fruition after a long process...

30 September 2021 | Carmel McNamara, IOS Press, Amsterdam, NL

IOS Press is committed to working towards a sustainable future, sharing a common obligation along with the 100+ signatories of the United...


Digital Building Blocks for Website Infrastructure

IOS Press has formulated a digital framework that allows new journal websites to be made easily and seamlessly in-house. The priority was to focus on interoperability, flexibility, maintainability, and scalability. Click to discover how we went about this!


Contribute a Blog Post to the Labs Website

The Labs website is open to contributors across the globe. We welcome posts relating to technical projects, publishing developments, software tools, and more. If an idea springs to mind, or you have a story to share that fits into the colorful tapestry of scholarly publishing, please get in touch!

Highlighted Labs Blog Posts

Working Together for Research Integrity – Communicating clear editorial procedures and ethics policy (by Gabriela Ricci, IOS Press)

Setting Targets for Working Sustainably and Inclusively – Actions following IOS Press joining the SDG Publishers Compact (by Carmel McNamara, IOS Press)

Knowledge Graphs: Making Our Structured Data Stand Out – Linked data that helps users dive in and gain insights (by Carmel McNamara, IOS Press)

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