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The Key Principles for Scientific Publishing

The International Science Council through its Members has identified a total of eight key principles for scientific publishing. This paper is complemented by a second, evaluating the extent to which the principles are attained and identifying opportunities for reform.

The Case for Reform of Scientific Publishing

This timely discussion paper sets out priorities for reform in scientific publishing proposed by the International Science Council.


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We are building a playlist featuring representatives of this project speaking in different meetings recorded online. Catch up with the latest additions here:

Ismail Serageldin on the past, present and future of scientific publishing:

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