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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…
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…
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…
Top 8 questions about open access researchers frequently ask
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There is a definitive shift in the publishing industry towards open access. The share of open access journal publishing is steadily increasing through the launch of new…
Open access is steadily gaining momentum in academia, but many young researchers are still unclear about it. What is open access? What are the different venues for…
Synopsis: Often, predatory journals send email invitations to authors to submit their articles and lure them into paying APCs with assurances of publication. However,…
Authors often avoid publishing in open access journals as they are under the misconception that all open access journals charge high APCs. But what if one of the co…