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The article processing charge (APC) is the specter haunting the open access movement. Advocates for open access (OA) face plenty of other obstacles, including tolled journal prestige, researcher inertia, and...
Nisha Doshi Senior Digital Development Publisher Cambridge University Press In the run-up to my maternity leave a couple of year...
Alison MuddittLove this idea from @nishadoshi! Many early career professionals are building families & careers at the same time & we can do a better job supporting them. A key conversation for us to take up within our organizations.
Plan S has injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the debate about transformation to full and immediate open access, but what are we missing in our focus on the minutiae of compliance? How do we ensure that implementation ensures
Alison MuddittWait over - revised guidelines are out! But how do we ensure #Plan_S delivers the bold change intended & avoids a series of unintended consequences? Focus on a bold remake of scholcomm that is more equitable for ALL.
Published peer review is now an available option for all PLOS journal submissions
Alison MuddittAnother exciting day @PLOS – authors can now choose to publish their peer review history alongside their article. Another crucial step in enriching and opening the scientific record!
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An NHS nurse was told her marathon world record attempt would only count if she completed the famous London race wearing a skirt.
Jessica Anderson, who works at the Royal London Hospital, wanted to be the quickest woman to complete a 26.2 mile race...
Alison MuddittIn today's episode of Stories from the Patriarchy, a nurse is told that her world record attempt in the London marathon "fastest nurse" category was rejected because she wore scrubs rather than a dress, apron & hat...remind me which century this is again?
Can you believe it's been one whole year since we launched our preprint-posting partnership with bioRxiv? This calls for a celebration! Just last May, we began offering authors the choice of having PLOS post their manuscript to the preprint server,...
This Community Page article describes the “Request a Woman Scientist” resource, which was launched in January 2018 through the 500 Women Scientists organization, and constitutes an important step in increasing the diversity of voices represented as...