[IRTalk] Hurry It Up: What Major Funders Are Doing to Speed Up Research Publishing - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 10:56:40 SAST 2016

Funders have been some of the biggest champions of making publication of
research faster and more accessible. *The latest push supports
“preprinting” life sciences research ahead of journal publication. *

There’s something of a steady, genteel revolt happening against the long
traditions of research publication. As the Internet has reshaped the way we
communicate, a growing movement of funders, government agencies, and even a
lot of journals has been working to improve the publication process. They
want to see science become more transparent, less prohibitively expensive
to access, more collaborative and global, and much faster.

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