[Taxacom] UK Parliamentary report on scientific publication

iczn-em iczn-em at nhm.ac.uk
Fri Nov 4 13:15:03 CDT 2011


I ran across an interesting link (perhaps known to you already) on a UK
Parliamentary Select Committee report addressing scientific publication:

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/s
cience-and-technology-committee/news/110728-peer-review-published/

The brief overview suggests that policy makers are considering some of the
issues we discuss regularly on here such as making data open access,
increasing pre- and post- publication input, improving editorial
responsibility, recognising reviewer contributions, treating impact factors
with circumspection....





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