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Open Access Publishing: Top 13 Things You Always Wanted To Know

Handbook in Journal Publication

Open Access Publishing: Top 13 Things You Always Wanted To Know

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Jayashree RajagopalanSenior Manager, Global Community Engagement, Editage Insights; Senior Writer; BELS-certified Editor; Publication Coach

Jayashree Rajagopalan - R Upskill Training Instructor Profile Image Jayashree Rajagopalan

Delve into the world of open access, understand its advantages and pitfalls, and access key learning resources that will help you choose the right open-access route when publishing your paper.

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30 mins

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Online, On-demand learning

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13 modules

What you learn

An overview of open-access publishing

The different types of open access publishing

How copyright works in open-access publishing

How embargos work in scholarly publishing

Open-access publishing myths and truths

Tips to choose a legitimate open-access journal

Description

Today, open access is a serious consideration for the scientific community. More and more researchers are exploring open-access publishing and many journals, publishers, and funders are considering it as a legitimate platform. Open-access publishing is seen as a viable option to increase the impact of scientific discovery by making research findings freely accessible. But with so many choices available, how do you know what is right for you?

This program, in the form of a concise handbook, will introduce you to the world of open-access publishing. It employs tips, checklists and other learning resources to help you understand the different types of open access and what they mean. You will learn about the things authors need to consider when opting for open access, such as copyright licenses, including possible hazards to watch out for. Apart from information on various platforms and tools that you can use to your advantage, this guide also busts common misconceptions around open-access publishing and offers tips on how to choose a legitimate open-access route when publishing your paper.

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LECTURE 1 |Document/Slides

What is open-access publishing?

LECTURE 2 |Document/Slides

How did the idea of open access come up?

LECTURE 3 |Document/Slides

Can only journal articles be open access?

LECTURE 4 |Document/Slides

How will open access help me?

LECTURE 5 |Document/Slides

What are the types of open access publishing?

LECTURE 6 |Document/Slides

Could you tell me more about Green open access?

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Jayashree Rajagopalan - R Upskill Training Instructor

Jayashree Rajagopalan

Senior Manager, Global Community Engagement, Editage Insights; Senior Writer; BELS-certified Editor; Publication Coach

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I began as a writer and editor of scholarly publishing content for Editage Insights. Given my passion for scholarly publishing, the experience helped me satisfy my curiosity about the industry and learn more about how researchers navigate each step of their journey. I also got to work on visual formats - infographics, slide decks, videos - all of made sure I kept my creative thinking cap on at…

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