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Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts
Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts
Diana Kwon | Jul 17, 2017
These institutions join around 60 others that hope to put increasing pressure on the publishing giant in ongoing negotiations for a new nationwide licensing agreement.
Website Flags Wrongly Paywalled Papers
Website Flags Wrongly Paywalled Papers
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | May 31, 2017
Thousands of open access papers have mistakenly asked readers to pay access fees, but publishers are correcting the errors. 
Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission
Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission
Tim Birkhead, Robert Montgomerie | May 10, 2017
We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.
Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal
Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal
John H. McCool | Apr 6, 2017
Our totally bogus case report swiftly passed muster, with only minor revisions requested.
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Feb 16, 2017
While the University Grants Commission’s system prioritizes peer-reviewed papers, experts not involved in the initiative express concern that it could incentivize cheating.
Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform
Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 9, 2016
Wellcome Open Research will enable immediate publication and transparent peer review.
Breathing Life Into Papers
Breathing Life Into Papers
Bob Grant | Jun 13, 2016
Researchers prepare to launch an effort to make the scientific literature more dynamic.
New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process
New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process
Kerry Grens | May 3, 2016
Studies in Research Integrity and Peer Review analyze ethics and quality in both science and publishing.
Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy
Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2015
An editor of the journal Scientific Reports quits in protest of paid, expedited review.
Riding Out Rejection
Riding Out Rejection
Kate Yandell | Mar 1, 2015
How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication