The standard approach to publish a scientific research output is through peer review, a process through which independent experts scrutinize papers submitted for publication and evaluate their quality and integrity. For years, peer review has been the accepted tool to guarantee the quality of scientific papers. Based on their expertise and independent assessment of theREAD MORE
Impactstory, a nonprofit organization working to advance open access, has unveiled Unpaywall, a browser plug-in that gives users easy access to electronic open access scientific articles.READ MORE
Researchers have until the end of April to apply for APCs reimbursements, through the FP7 Post-Grant project. In 2015, the EU FP7 announced a post-grant pilot project to ensure all FP7 funded projects are published in open access, even after the funding program ended. The objective of this pilot project is to encourage researchers to publishREAD MORE
The quality of scientific publications will benefit from a revolution in the peer review models. The peer review system was created in the 20th century as a means to ensure the quality and integrity of scientific research. Until recently, peer review mostly took place before articles have been published, relying on ‘single blind’ and ‘doubleREAD MORE
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