Peer-reviewed Articles - General

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Background The institutional affiliations and associated collaborative networks that scientists foster during their research careers are salient in the production of high-quality science. The phenomenon of multiple institutional affiliations and its relationship...

["Science and Medical Education","Science Policy","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5664
90 downloads
343 views

Understanding the habitat use and spatial distribution of wildlife can help conservationists determine high-priority areas and enhance conservation efforts. We studied the wintering habitat use, preference, and utilization distribution of two crane species, that...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Zoology","Science Policy","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5105
135 downloads
1,054 views

The demand for reproducible research is on the rise in disciplines concerned with data analysis and computational methods. Therefore, we reviewed current recommendations for reproducible research and translated them into criteria for assessing the reproducibility...

["Science Policy","Computational Science","Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5072
938 downloads
11,489 views

Science communication is seen as critical for the disciplines of ecology and conservation, where research products are often used to shape policy and decision making. Scientists are increasing their online media communication, via social media and news. Such media...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Science Policy","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4564
1 citation
379 downloads
2,471 views

Using a database of recent articles published in the field of Global Health research, we examine institutional sources of stratification in publishing access outcomes. Traditionally, the focus on inequality in scientific publishing has focused on prestige hierarchies...

["Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4269
11 citations
3,348 downloads
14,177 views

Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA. We address this need using oaDOI, an open online service that...

["Legal Issues","Science Policy","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4375
2 citations
271 downloads
1,893 views

Mega-journals are a new kind of scholarly journal made possible by electronic publishing. They are open access (OA) and funded by charges, which authors pay for the publishing services. What distinguishes mega-journals from other OA journals is, in particular,...

["Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4357
1 citation
292 downloads
2,037 views

Background Few studies have assessed the effectiveness of the Protected Area networks on the conservation status of target species. Here, we assess the effectiveness of the Portuguese Natura 2000 (the European Union network of protected areas) in maintaining a...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4284
3 citations
636 downloads
5,677 views

Despite significant progress, there is still a gender gap in science all over the world, especially at senior levels. Some progressive countries are recognizing the need to address barriers to gender equality in order to retain their best scientists and innovators,...

["Ethical Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4000
218 downloads
2,362 views

Background Publication bias is a form of scientific misconduct. It threatens the validity of research results and the credibility of science. Although several tests on publication bias exist, no in-depth evaluations are available that examine which test performs...

["Ethical Issues","Science Policy","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4115
104 downloads
804 views

Robotic labs, in which experiments are carried out entirely by robots, have the potential to provide a reproducible and transparent foundation for performing basic biomedical laboratory experiments. In this article, we investigate whether these labs could be applicable...

["Biochemistry","Science Policy","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3997
5 citations
749 downloads
3,469 views

Hybrid Open Access is an intermediate form of OA, where authors pay scholarly publishers to make articles freely accessible within journals, in which reading the content otherwise requires a subscription or pay-per-view. Major scholarly publishers have in recent...

["Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3878
4 citations
948 downloads
19,164 views

The American Psychiatric Association has identified Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) as a potential psychiatric condition and called for research to investigate its etiology, stability, and impacts on health and behavior. The present study recruited 5,777 American...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Psychiatry and Psychology","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3838
229 downloads
1,629 views

Background The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) was interested in understanding the potential effects of requiring that grantees publish their peer-reviewed research in open access journals. Methods We collected data on more than 2,000 publications in over...

["Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3853
120 downloads
1,278 views

Background Although evolution is the driving force behind many of today’s major public health and agriculture issues, both journalists and scientific researchers often do not use the term “evolve” in discussions of these topics. Methods In a total of 1,066 articles...

["Evolutionary Studies","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3639

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