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Equity for Open-Access Journal Publishing

  • Stuart M. Shieber mail

    shieber@seas.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Stuart M. Shieber is the Director of the Office for Scholarly Communication at Harvard University.

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  • Published: August 04, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000165
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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Whoa! I did not know that....

Posted by sinhaa on 14 Aug 2009 at 15:09 GMT

Some journals with substantial non-peer-reviewed content (in the Science and New England Journal of Medicine mold) might even charge subscription fees for online access to the full range of published material
http://plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000165#article1.body1.sec1.p16

.... that journals like Science carry lot of non-peer-reviewed content! I assumed everything was peer-reviewed!

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RE: Whoa! I did not know that....

randyjkoch153 replied to sinhaa on 25 Jan 2011 at 20:03 GMT

Peer review requires time and energy and adds to the overall burden of publishing. Just one reason not all articles are published.

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RE: RE: Whoa! I did not know that....

randyjkoch153 replied to randyjkoch153 on 25 Jan 2011 at 20:04 GMT

with peer review.

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