Open-access platform Libre launched | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
Academics invited to publish papers, solicit reviews on new scholarly site

Three academics are to launch a new open-access platform that they hope will allow researchers to wrest control of peer review from journals and remove academic publishers’ justification for charging high prices for their titles.

The Libre platform, due to be launched in October, will host open reviews of manuscripts solicited by the authors themselves. The authors will also be encouraged to continually update their manuscripts in the light of the ongoing comments...