eLife simplifies submission for authors through new collaborations like Overleaf

eLife simplifies submission for authors through new collaborations like Overleaf

eLife, the non-profit initiative inspired by research funders and led by scientists, aims to help scientists accelerate discovery by operating a platform for research communication that encourages and recognises the most responsible behaviours in science. eLife is now working with Overleaf, Manuscripts.app, PubRef and Authorea, to allow authors to write and submit research to the journal as quickly and easily as possible.

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New study proposes pragmatic scenario for transitioning the publication system towards Open Access

New study proposes pragmatic scenario for transitioning the publication system towards Open Access

For the first time, a study has developed scenarios for restructuring transitioning Switzerland's scientific publication system towards Open Access (OA). The study was initiated by the SNSF in collaboration with the Scientific Information programme (SUC P-2) run by swissuniversities. It recommends a model that proposes a pragmatic and flexible way of making publicly funded research freely available at no charge and with no delay.

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Jenny Machida Appointed to PLOS Board of Directors

Jenny Machida Appointed to PLOS Board of Directors

PLOS is pleased to announce that Jenny Machida has joined the PLOS Board of Directors, effective October 21, 2016. “Jenny’s deep business knowledge with a focus on strategy, growth and organization performance will greatly contribute to PLOS as we strive to build a better publishing experience for authors in 2017 and beyond,” said Board Chairman Gary Ward.

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