The suggestion that preprints could replace traditional journals has been debated. Dr Haseeb Irfanullah provides arguments against this view.
Learn how a dataset of nearly half a million researchers can be used to reduce bias and increase equity.
Open access publishing seeks to improve equity, but article processing charges may have the opposite effect
A recent study found that authors with certain characteristics are more likely to publish open access, potentially leading to bias.
Publication Lead Chris Brooks discusses the impact of COVID-19 on medical communications.
Find out if preprints are up to scratch when it comes to transparent reporting and whether traditional peer review can raise the bar higher.
Learn more about this useful tool for checking compliance when publishing cOAlition S funded research articles.
Find out more about Springer Nature’s latest open access publishing options – and the concerns that some have raised.
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The impact of expensive article processing charges on researchers from lower-income African countries
Learn how high article processing charges may prevent African researchers from publishing their work and what can be done to combat this issue.
Find out more about the concerns that have been raised around the preservation of open access journals and their content, plus the solutions proposed.
Find out why PLOS wants institutions to pay an annual open access fee under the Community Action Publishing model, rather than charging researchers per article.
Cabells and CIBER Research tell us why predatory publishing remains commonplace across the world.
Learn how predatory journals are identified, and why journal ‘watchlists’ and ‘safelists’ have their own pitfalls.
Could increasing use of submission fees by scientific journals be an unforeseen outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic?
‘Little deals’ are replacing large scale journal subscriptions. But how is this changing purchasing landscape impacting libraries and their users?
Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP) initiative members share perspectives on the benefits of publishing industry-sponsored research open access.