Climate Action: Are We Committed Enough?

On the occasion of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Haseeb Md. Irfanullah explores scholarly publishers’ role in tackling climate crisis.

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Connecting Sustainable Development, Publishing Ethics, and the North-South Divide

Haseeb Irfanullah explores the Global North-South divide in scholarly publishing ethics in the context of sustainable development.

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The Other Diversity in Scholarly Publishing

After becoming a Scholarly Kitchen Chef back in July 2019, I have never stopped being amazed by the numerous dynamic issues and developments that scholarly publishing is dealing with. As a biologist by training, ‘diversity’ is the word that comes to mind.

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Our Societies, Journals, and the Narrative of Accessibility and Equity in Open Research

What can research societies do to improve accessibility and equity in Open Research? Haseeb Irfanullah suggests ways we can transform our outlook and efforts.

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The North is Drawing the South Closer, But, This is Not the Whole Picture of Geographical Inclusion

Geographical inclusion in scholarly publishing needs to do more than just drawing the Global South closer to the Global North.

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Preprints Are Not Going to Replace Journals

At a recent meeting, a debate was held on the motion: Preprints are going to replace journals. I was asked to oppose the motion and this post is based on my arguments.

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