Open Access Publishing – The Perks and Perils

For decades, access to published articles has been elusive to those outside of academic settings. Published research traditionally sat behind pay walls and online publishers charged fees upwards of 40$ for a single view. These exorbitant user fees coupled with heavy subscription costs paid by academic institutions make journal publishing a lucrative endeavor. In 2015, [...]

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Jekyll and Hyde et al – The Strange Case of Co-First Authorship

Co-first authorship is a term that is likely familiar to most academics and probably notoriously so too. Traditionally, the ordering of authors on a publication is based on the degree of individual contribution. The first author position is typically reserved for the team member who did most of the heavy lifting while the last position is [...]

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