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'Open Access' Science Journals Continue to Expand

John Timmer | Ars Technica | April 24, 2013

To help speed the flow of scientific information, the National Institutes of Health has mandated a policy where any papers derived from research it funds are made public within a year of their publication... Read More »

Award Winning Open Access Academic Publisher PeerJ Raises Series A Investment From SAGE And O'Reilly

Press Release | PeerJ, SAGE | July 9, 2014

Academic publisher SAGE and PeerJ Inc., publisher of the Open Access journal PeerJ and pre-print server PeerJ PrePrints, are pleased to announce that SAGE has led a new investment as part of a second round of funding for PeerJ...

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Measured Innovation In Peer Review

Steve Kolowich | Inside Higher Ed | November 1, 2012

Conversations about the future of academic publishing often revolve around the pros and cons of open peer review. Would a new mechanism for vetting research that relies on the wisdom of crowds, rather than a select few editors and reviewers, lead to a scholarly renaissance or to chaos? Read More »

More on Open Access Publishing

Stephen Pincock | | March 27, 2013

Over the past 20 years, open-access publishing has become a major part of the scholarly landscape. It is now common in astronomy, maths and physics, where most researchers submit their work to the open-access repository before it is published, and is on the rise in the life sciences and other fields....Worldwide, more than 200 institutions and 80 research funders require their researchers' work to be open access, according to the Roarmap registry ( Read More »

PeerJ Leads A High-Quality, Low-Cost New Breed Of Open-Access Publisher

Mike Taylor | The Guardian | February 12, 2013

A one-off fee allows researchers to publish as many papers as they like. The first open access PeerJ articles appear today Read More »