Open access scienti�c publishing: some important criteria

Bhat, Subrahmanya K (2017) Open access scienti�c publishing: some important criteria. Sahaydri International Journal of Research, 3 (1). pp. 57-58. ISSN 2456-186X

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Abstract

There is a need for academicians and researchers to publish the work they do. It preserves the scholarly record for the use of future generations, and many a time, can save the time and energy of others from working on the same topic or sometimes, will help others to improve on the existing ideas. While enhancing scienti�c knowledge by documentation, one immediate bene�t for scholars is the academic credits they receive in the form of promotions and �nancial incentives at work place. It also enhances academicians' standing in scienti�c community and helps in obtaining research grants. Many of the established journals and societies have acceptable peer review system to maintain the integrity of scholarly record, whereas it is di�cult to judge newer open access journals. This opinion article gives few points a researcher may consider, before submitting a paper for such journals.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Open access publishing; checklists; scienti�c publishing; quality publishing.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Chemistry
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2017 11:16
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2017 11:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/150169

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