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UK Pushes Open Access

By Jef Akst | July 16, 2012

Starting in April 2013, research supported by the United Kingdom government must be made freely available within 6 months of publication.

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All’s Not Fair in Science and Publishing

By Frederick Southwick | July 1, 2012

False credit for scientific discoveries threatens the success and pace of research.

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UK to Enforce Paper Sharing

By Jef Akst | June 29, 2012

The United Kingdom's Wellcome Trust announces that it will begin sanctioning researchers who do not submit manuscripts to the public UK PubMed Central database.

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UK Gov’t Supports Open Access Plan

By Jef Akst | June 19, 2012

The UK government releases its recommendation that open access be “the main vehicle for the publication of research,” though it warns of the costs that could entail.

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To Advocate or Not?

By Jef Akst | June 18, 2012

A journal editor is let go because she resisted advocacy statements in the published literature, prompting several board members to quit in her defense.

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Obama to Weigh Open Access

By Edyta Zielinska | May 24, 2012

A petition asking for online, readable publication of all government-funded research is making its way to the White House.

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Opinion: Missing Methods

By Irwin H. Gelman | May 3, 2012

A lack of methodological detail in the published literature threatens the foundation of scientific discourse.

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UK Going Open Access

By Bob Grant | May 3, 2012

The United Kingdom government hatches a plan to provide free public access to government-funded research.

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Cleansing Chinese Publishing

By Cristina Luiggi | April 26, 2012

The country vows to curb misconduct in scholarly publishing.

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Dangers of Disclosure

By Ruth Williams | April 25, 2012

Editors at PLoS Medicine suggest that merely disclosing conflicts of interest is insufficient and possibly even counterproductive.

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