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

25 April 2022 | Carmel McNamara, IOS Press, NL

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of IOS Press, a special symposium was held on March 31, 2022 that looked at science publishing developments, with an...

28 March 2022 | Carmel McNamara, IOS Press, NL

Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, IOS Press will share perspectives and insights into science publishing developments during a symposium on...

15 March 2022 | Darrell W. Gunter, Gunter Media Group, USA 

Operating in an era of digital transformation, science publishers must continually apply best practices and incorporate new technologies to...

23 February 2022 | Chris Shillum, Tom Demeranville, and Julie Petro, ORCID

As adoption of ORCID grows, new challenges are presented and we’ve learned that in our efforts to achieve our vision, “trust...


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

A New Approach to Scientific Publishing Using Semantic Web Technologies – Making use of technological advances to redefine the whole publishing process (by Cristina-Iulia Bucur, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Explore the IOS Press Website and Get Insight into Our Initiatives – How IOS Press supports evolving publishing and industry developments (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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