Recommended reading

On open science and publication metrics

It’s no longer a pretty word…

By Benito Campos

Prepublication in online repositories, which is common practice in other disciplines such as physics, is slowly being implemented in medical science, too. In this interesting article The Economist describes how heavy-weight science sponsors like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are shaking up medical science and cracking down on pay walls. And while you are at it, please read this interesting companion article on the future of science metrics. It will be worth your while. Enjoy!

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