It seems that the constantly changing world of scientific publishing is as high in the public consciousness as it has ever been. There is far more reporting of new breakthroughs, such as the latest largest dinosaur or the smallest subatomic particle, than there was say 20 to 30 years ago. Furthermore, the journals from which these news stories emanate always receive a prominent mention. This of course is an entirely positive phenomenon. The unfortunate ying to this yang is that publishing in science has recently garnered some adverse publicity. Furthermore, the rise of open access publishing is causing paradigm shifts...

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