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Open Letter to The American Association for the Advancement of Science
The Winnower (2014)
  • Jonathan P. Tennant
  • M. Fabiana Kubke
  • Timothée Poisot
  • Joseph R. Kraus, University of Denver

This is an open letter concerning the recent launch of the new open access journal, Science Advances. In addition to the welcome diversification in journal choices for authors looking for open access venues, there are many positive aspects of Science Advances: its broad STEM scope, its interest in cross-disciplinary research, and the offering of fee waivers. While we welcome the commitment of the Association to open access, we are also deeply concerned with the specific approach. Herein, we outline a number of suggestions that are in line with both the current direction that scholarly publishing is taking and the needs expressed by the open access community, which this journal aims to serve.

Publication Date
August 15, 2014
Citation Information
Jonathan P. Tennant, M. Fabiana Kubke, Timothée Poisot and Joseph R. Kraus. "Open Letter to The American Association for the Advancement of Science" The Winnower (2014)
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