African scientists get their own open-access publishing platform

« Africa’s academy of science has announced that it will launch an open-access publishing platform early next year — the first of its kind aimed exclusively at scientists on the continent.

The platform, called AAS Open Research and announced by the Kenya-based African Academy of Sciences on 15 November, is being created with the London-based open-access publisher F1000, adopting the model of its F1000Research publishing platform. (…) »