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Competing Interests

CN works as the Director of Advocacy for PLoS. LA is the EiC of Ideas in Ecology and Evolution, and JEKB and CL are on the editorial board. LC is also on the editorial board at Oikos. BC is an employee of New Media Research Institute. No competing interests have influenced the ideas and conclusions contained in this work.

Author Contributions

Jarrett E.K. Byrnes conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

Edward Baskerville conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

Bruce Caron conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

Cameron Neylon conceived and designed the experiments.

Carol Tenopir conceived and designed the experiments.

Mark Schildhauer conceived and designed the experiments.

Amber Budden conceived and designed the experiments.

Lonnie Aarssen conceived and designed the experiments.

Christopher J Lortie conceived and designed the experiments.

Funding

This paper is a product from the NSF funded National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis working group 12651 “The future of publishing in ecology, evolutionary biology, and environmental science.” The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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