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**Show notes** In this episode, Dan and James are joined by William Gunn (Director of Scholarly communications at Elsevier) to discuss ways in which you can object to published research. They also cover: - What differentiates an analytics company from a publishing company? - How *scientific* journals are one of the last areas to fully adopt the dynamic nature of the internet - Data repositories - How to make a correction in a journal - The benefits of Registered Reports - When everyone asked Elsevier for a journal of negative results but no one submitted to them - How unit of publication isn’t really indicative of science as a process - Altmetrics and gaming the system - How to appeal to a journal about a paper - Citation cartels: the dumbest crime - William’s switch from research to publishing and his shift in perspective - The crackpot index - James’ flowchart on how to contact an editor - The copyediting process - Elsevier’s approach to open peer review: should junior researchers be worried? - The one thing William thinks that everyone else thinks is crazy - William’s most worthwhile career investment - The one paper that William thinks everyone should read Links - Williams’s twitter account: @mrgunn - Williams’s blog: - The Crackpot index: - The paper William thinks everyone should read:
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