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Thinking Ahead of Review

In March of 2016, Amy Savage published a paper about extremophiles in our homes. “We submitted this paper to PeerJ, which is an open access publication, and during the review process we had the option of publishing a pre-print on their website, making it accessible to people during the review process,” she explained. 892 more words


I’ve been waiting for it for a long time, and was very happy to see that SocArXiv took shape after Elsevier acquired SSRN. Although SSRN seems to have played fair, I was always somewhat uneasy about its for-profit ownership. 99 more words

Didier Ruedin

Post SSRN?

Ever since SSRN announced its sale to Elsevier I’ve been musing post-SSRN. While SSRN has always been a commercial enterprise, re-investing profits into the business is quite a different kettle of fish to being part of Elsevier. 44 more words

Didier Ruedin