Say "Yes!" to Peer Review in Open Access Journals

"There is something to be said about withholding one’s labour when journals are under corporate control, but when it comes to Open Access journals such denial is effectively unacceptable. Make time for it, as others have made time for you."  
Posted: 2017-11-30 More...

AJOL provides download statistics for PER / PELJ articles

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Since 2017, it provides statistics on article downloads - see…/20abf40f8c1e72c825734571ad1d5bde0f6…. In May 2017, PER / PELJ had 16,322 article downloads from 109 countries worldwide.  
Posted: 2017-08-14 More...

PER indexed in Scopus!


PER was successfully evaluated in 2016 and is indexed in Scopus (Elsevier) since 2017. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Posted: 2017-07-31 More...

5 Questions about Open Science Answered


Do you have these questions?
· What is “open science”?
· Why are researchers interested in open science? What problems does it aim to address?
· Wait – open science sounds just like the way I learned in school that science works. How can this be new?
· Why isn’t open science the default? What incentives work against open science practices?
· I’m not a scientist; why should I care?
Then read the answers in an article published in The Conversation African Edition (30 May 2017)

Posted: 2017-06-26 More...

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