Plain language summaries: Enabling increased diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in scholarly publishing - Rosenberg - Learned Publishing - Wiley Online Library

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"Key points


  • Plain language summaries (PLS) are accessible, short, peer-reviewed summaries of scholarly journal articles written in non-technical language.
  • The aim of PLS is to enable a broader audience of experts and non-experts to understand the original article.
  • Here, we outline the evidence base for the value and impact of PLS and how they can enable diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in scholarly publishing.
  • PLS can diversify readership and authorship, address information inequity, include typically under-represented stakeholders and provide an accessible route into scholarly literature...."


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Date tagged:

02/07/2023, 09:34

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02/07/2023, 04:34