Comments on "Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences" by Sonne et al. (2020).

  title={Comments on "Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences" by Sonne et al. (2020).},
  author={Olivier Pourret and Dasapta Erwin Irawan and Jonathan P. Tennant and Charlotte Wien and Bertil F. Dorch},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},

International disparities in open access practices in the Earth Sciences

The rise in OA publishing has potential implications for researchers and tends to shift article-processing charges from organizations to individuals and until the earth sciences community decides to move away from journal-based criteria to evaluate researchers, it is likely that such high costs will continue to maintain financial inequities within this research community.

Open Access: what we can learn from articles published in geochemistry journals in 2018 and 2019

There is a positive relationship between the number of OA articles published in fully OA journals and APC and whether Article Processing Charge (APC) and Journal Impact Factor (JIF) drive publication or not.

The growth of open access publishing in geochemistry

Mastering the scientific peer review process: tips for young authors from a young senior editor

A young, senior editor provides a handbook of the peer review process based on his decadal experience in scientific publishing, and introduces key points for consideration, such as avoidance of predatory journals, dubious research practices and ethics, interaction with peers, reviewers, and editors, and the pursuit of aretê.

Global Flow of Scholarly Publishing And Open Access

HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching and

Open Access in Geochemistry from Preprints to Data Sharing: Past, Present, and Future

In this short communication, we discuss the latest advances regarding Open Access in the earth sciences and geochemistry community from preprints to findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable

Open access in geochemistry from preprints to data sharing: past, present and future

In this short communication, we discuss the latest advances regarding Open Access in the Earth Sciences and geochemistry community from preprints to findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable



Factors affecting global flow of scientific knowledge in environmental sciences.

Open Access publishing practice in Geochemistry: current state and look to the future

An overview of the trends in OA practice in the broad field of geochemistry is provided, showing geochemists could more widely choose legal self-archiving as an equitable and sustainable way to progress communication of their research.

Ten Hot Topics around Scholarly Publishing

A baseline evidence framework is provided for ten of the most contested topics, including issues around preprints and scooping, the practice of copyright transfer, the function of peer review, predatory publishers, and the legitimacy of ‘global’ databases.

Inclusion of predatory journals in Scopus is inflating scholars’ metrics and advancing careers

This correspondence is intended to stimulate a debate on the opportunity not only to delist questionable journals but also to limit the possibility for associated articles to continue to receive citations and increase their metrics, despite the source title being delisted.

Scientific communication in a post-truth society

It is argued that in the current political and media environment faulty communication is no longer the core of the problem and scientists must also develop online strategies to counteract campaigns of misinformation and disinformation that will inevitably follow the release of findings threatening to partisans on either end of the political spectrum.

The STM report: An overview of scientific and scholarly journal publishing fourth edition

STM publishing takes place within the broader system of scholarly communication, which includes both formal and informal elements. Scholarly communication plays different roles at different stages of

Disrupting the subscription journals’ business model for the necessary large-scale transformation to open access

The strong, fact-based case is made for a large-scale transformation of the current corpus of scientific subscription journals to an open access business model, to preserve the established service levels provided by publishers that are still requested by researchers, while redefining and reorganizing the necessary payment streams.

An overview of Open Access publishing in palaeontology

Open Access (OA) describes the free, unrestricted access to and re-use of published research articles. Recently, the announcement of ‘Plan S’ has catalysed a new wave of interest, debate, and

Era baru publikasi di Indonesia: status jurnal open access di Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)

Introduction. The quality of journals in Indonesia is much criticized; however, the number of Indonesian journals that meet the criteria of Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ) is quite a lot.