About this Episode
The internet should have transformed science publishing, but it didn't. We chat with Michael Eisen (Editor-in-Chief of eLife) about reoptimizing scientific publishing and peer review for the internet age.
Here what we cover and some links:
- How Michael co-founded PLOS
- The book Dan mentioned on the history of the scientific journal
- Why did eLife launch? What did it offer that other journals didn't?
- Nature's recently proposed $11k article processing fee proposal
- eLife's new "author-driven publishing" approach, in which all submitted papers have to be posted as preprints
- Part two of our conversation will be released on January 4, 2021
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