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You’ve already heard from your peers that publishing in top journals is hard, given that their acceptance rate is currently under 10%. What can you do to increase your…
With a definitive shift towards open access in the academic publishing landscape, journals and publishers are providing more avenues for open access publishing. Mirror…
Have you heard of Plan S? It has been one of the hottest topics of discussion among academics over the past few months. Most of you might be aware of what it is. If you…
A presubmission inquiry helps you find out if a journal would be interested in your research without you having to go through the processes of manuscript submission and…
French theoretical physicist and founder of the Dolos list, Professor Alexander Georges, shares his views on the emergence of predatory publishing and discusses how this…
Iryna Kuchma is the Open Access Programme Manager for EIFL, a not-for-profit organization that helps libraries enable access to knowledge in developing and transition…
Predatory behavior is growing rapidly in the publishing industry: it is no longer just the predatory journals and publishers; even predatory conferences are on the rise…
Why are researchers choosing open access? A growing realization of the benefits of switching from the traditional subscription model to the open access model has…
Why are researchers increasingly choosing open access journals?
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In addition to predatory journals and publishers, researchers now need to be wary of predatory conferences as well. But how does one know if a conference is legitimate…
Open access is the way forward for scholarly communication as it gives research maximum outreach. However, many researchers are not keen on publishing open access…