The Royal Society, the oldest publisher of scientific journals in the world, is placing itself at the forefront of scientific publishing with Royal Society Open Science, an open access (OA) journal covering all subjects in science, mathematics, and engineering. Royal Society Open Science's lack of curation is similar to the approach of successful OAjournal PLOS ONE, and both employ peer review to weed out scientifically unfit research. But in the spirit of OA, Royal Society Open Science asks that the editors and authors share the process of peer review, which is normally kept confidential.
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