Science “Sting”and the boomerang

Posted: October 29, 2013 in Neuroscience

Weeks ago John Bohannon authored Who’s Afraid of Peer Review?, an article published in Science. This article questioned the model of open access. In reality the article address the issue related to the predatory Open Access but do not stand neither as a supporter for Open Access in general.

Here below I list some articles and posts that I have found really interesting about the topic.

What’s “open” got to do with it?
I confess, I wrote the Arsenic DNA paper to expose flaws in peer-review at subscription based journals – See more at:
New “sting” of weak open-access journals.
Science Magazine Rejects Data, Publishes Anecdote
John Bohannon’s peer-review sting against Science
Who’s Afraid of Open Access?
The Troubled Peer Review System, the Open Access Wars, & the Blurry Line Between Human Subjects Research & Investigative Journalism
Open access is not the problem – my take on Science’s peer review “sting”
What Science’s “Sting Operation” Reveals: Open Access Fiasco or Peer Review Hellhole?
Science’s Straw Man Sting
The Scientific Publishing Sting: a Missed Opportunity?


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