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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
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
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
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 9, 2016
Wellcome Open Research will enable immediate publication and transparent peer review.
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
Kerry Grens | May 3, 2016
Research Integrity and Peer Review
analyze ethics and quality in both science and publishing.
Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2015
An editor of the journal
quits in protest of paid, expedited review.
Riding Out Rejection
Kate Yandell | Mar 1, 2015
How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication
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Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2015
Henry Oldenburg founded
to share scholarly news from the “Ingenious in many considerable parts of the World.”
Opinion: Out With the Old
Viviane Callier | Jan 21, 2015
The research community doesn’t need more journals. It’s time we embrace non-traditional publishing platforms.