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Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing


The Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing is a statement drafted in collaboration between the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), and the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA).

These organisations strongly encourage journal editors and publishers to review the principles and criteria and consider whether their journals meet the criteria. Editors with regional associations are encouraged to share the principles with their organizations.

For any feedback contact Dr Margaret Winker mwinker@plos.org

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