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Forgot to make your article open access? It’ll cost you (with a correction) – Retraction Watch (Alison Abritis | December 2017)

Published/Released on December 06, 2017 | Posted by Admin on January 28, 2018 / , , ,
 


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Title: Industrial antifoam agents impair ethanol fermentation and induce stress responses in yeast cells

This highlights why researchers need to think about open access prior to submitting a paper AND journals need better nomenclature for describing different kinds of retraction.

What Caught Our Attention: When authors decide they want to make their articles freely available after they’ve already been published, how should publishers indicate the change, if at all? Recently, Ross Mounce (@rmounce) thought it was odd a Springer journal issued a formal correction notice when the authors wanted to make their paper freely available, and we can’t say we disagree. As he posted on Twitter:
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“Formal correction issued just to indicate article has changed to hybridOA. Strange precedent. Can’t see need for correction statement myself if online-only journal.
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