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Peer Review Week 2021

Peer Review Week 2021

  September marks the start of Peer Review Week 2021, a global event celebrating the imperative role of peer review in ensuring quality & ma [...]
It’s Time to Critically Review Referencing

It’s Time to Critically Review Referencing

Referencing is an integral part of scholarly work. It puts the work of a researcher in context, demonstrates the breadth and depth of research, acknow [...]
Why ORCID is not ready for global application across different disciplines?

Why ORCID is not ready for global application across different disciplines?

Publishing an article in a good, peer-reviewed journal is no petty matter. Promoting it to be more discoverable is far more difficult. But what if a r [...]
Is a self-citation index an answer to the menace of self-citations?

Is a self-citation index an answer to the menace of self-citations?

Self-Citation can be a double-edged sword. Sometimes it is an acceptable academic behavior or a prolific author while other times it is a shameless ac [...]
Effects of Open Access promoting policies of European Research Council

Effects of Open Access promoting policies of European Research Council

Increased data sharing among scientists and other non-scientists can generate vast benefits to society and eventually to the economy. This is what lea [...]
Pre-Publication Review: Ensuring Trust in Medical Science

Pre-Publication Review: Ensuring Trust in Medical Science

 The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and the International Society for Medical Publicati [...]
The replication crisis is causing non-replicable studies to be cited more

The replication crisis is causing non-replicable studies to be cited more

Social Sciences have been facing a replication or reproducibility crisis because efforts to replicate past research findings frequently do not show th [...]
Key approaches to OA in Global North vs Global South – an example from Latin America & South Africa

Key approaches to OA in Global North vs Global South – an example from Latin America & South Africa

The aim of Open Access (OA) is the free accessibility of scholarly and scientific literature to all internet users, free of both charge and legal barr [...]
What is trust in science?

What is trust in science?

In a recent webinar of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), 3 experts were asked about Trust in Science and how do they define trust. As summar [...]
Feature of Transformative agreements

Feature of Transformative agreements

Academia and research libraries worldwide have been promoting and asserting for a change in the scholarly journal publishing ecosystem to move from a [...]
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