Dr. Hyungsun Kim: Don’t become a victim of the publish-or-perish culture

“One of the plans of KCSE [Korean Council of Science Editors] in 2017 is to conduct 10 workshops and forums for journal and manuscript editors. Journals are evolving digitally and editors are trying to internationalize journals. Local journal and manuscript editors should be aware of advanced systems of submission, review, editing, and distribution as well as about open access trends and policies….”

 

 

Advancing toward quality, collaboration, and public access

“Our gathering at the APAME Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors] 2016 convention was a reconfirmation that striving for better quality, academic collaboration, and public access to medical research will be key to success in the global production and distribution of quality health information that will lead to better decision making and improvements in health care….”

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Article title = Advancing toward quality, collaboration, and public access

“Our gathering at the APAME [Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors] 2016 convention was a reconfirmation that striving for better quality, academic collaboration, and public access to medical research will be key to success in the global production and distribution of quality health information that will lead to better decision making and improvements in health care….”

Agreement signed with KDI School of Public Policy and Management – Institute of Development Studies

“IDS was pleased recently to sign an important Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, the education arm of Korea Development Institute (KDI) … The MOU confirms the participation of KDI’s ‘K-Developedia’ knowledge service in the IDS-led Global Open Knowledge Hub project making them the latest organisation to join a group of international partners working collectively to support the adoption of Open Access and Open Data approaches in the sharing of research evidence.  Speaking of KDI’s reasons for joining the project Hye-Kyung Chung, Head of Development Knowledge Bank at KDI, said ‘K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. People can access it for free from anywhere […] The collaboration with IDS comes as an opportunity to widen the availability of our website and resources to increase the redistribution of our resources all over the world’ …”