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Licensing - Open Access

In my work with editorial boards of scholarly journals I found often that they support idea of open access in general. But, it is not clear always that licensing itself from the legal point of view may be quite complex.  334 more words

Science Communication And Culture

Russian Open Access Journals list

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This relates to learning technology journals task but decided to look specifically for Russian open access as well

For any articles in Russian, machine translation options also include… 30 more words

How to find Open Access articles

There are various tools to help you find open access versions of articles that are otherwise only available with a subscription to the journal (or by paying an access fee). 209 more words

Scholarly Communication

Clinical trial data sharing -- not just for "research parasites" anymore? Use Unpaywall to find free articles, join Initiative for Open Citations. Are women authors different? What will your journal do without you? Can technology improve global health?


Clinical trial data sharing — not just for “research parasites” anymore

“Using the NHLBI data repository, 370 investigators requested data from at least one clinical trial — 51% of them trials on cardiovascular prevention and treatment. 569 more words


Predatory journal clones of India's Current Science spring up

An online predatory journal “Current Science“, which is a clone of the Current Science journal published by the Current Science Association, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Sciences, has sprung up and is soliciting manuscripts from gullible researchers. 570 more words


Academic Publishing

We have spent over 15 years in Singapore pushing clinicians – and more recently other health professionals – to become more involved in research, to compete for grants, and to publish academic papers (and file for patents). 903 more words

Public Health

Knowledge not so free

The founder of academic paper piracy site Sci-Hub, Alexandra Elbakyan, has remained defiant in the face of a court ruling that she must pay publisher Elsevier $15 million, declaring she has no intention of paying the funds even if she could afford it. 463 more words