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Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Professor Bishop is not alone in her frustration at the difficulty of getting published. "The very essence of the scientific process is to challenge paradigms and share the experimental details with other scientists who can then reproduce or refute the findings," writes Pamela Ronald, professor of plant pathology at the University of California, Davis, on The Tree of Life blog. "Publication is key for this process. We needed to publish." With this in mind, Professor Ronald notes the utility of submitting her paper to open-access resources before offering it to traditional journals...."