Actions Proposed for Publication Processes


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How might the detrimental effects of current publication processes in scientific journals be mitigated?

Drew MacKellar: Harvard

Posted: May 6, 2015

Topic: Publication Processes
While journals remain a crucial part of the dissemination and evaluation of research results, I consider the basic paper format to be in need of extensive updating.…Of course, a concise, human-readable summary will always be required, but journals should encourage authors to augment this wherever possible with other media and online tools to make their data easier to grasp as well as reinterpret and build upon.


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