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Making scientific publishing easier around the world

Assuming you’ve been at MIT sufficiently long, you’ve likely heard grumblings about peer-investigated diaries that are slow or uncooperative.However, in comparison to the difficulties that researchers in other parts of the world face, those issues are insignificant.

Researchers from developing nations must sort through lists of less well-known international journals with drastically different review policies.As a result, papers are more likely to be returned, which can significantly extend publication times as they are discussed with editors.

In particular, early-career researchers are more likely to have their work resubmitted for revisions or to be duped by predatory journals that only care about getting paid for their publications.On the other hand, many international journals are working hard to publish high-quality articles despite having limited resources.