researchers, science writers, editors, translators, illustrators, publishers
A meeting place for volunteers, potential volunteers, and others who would like to help the Research Cooperative develop as an international community
Latest Activity: Aug 19
Research writing and scientific publishing has long depended on graduate students and researchers helping each other read papers before they are published.
The culture of mutual support has also been extended by researchers to many publications and academic publishers. Most journals depend on volunteers to review submitted manuscripts, for free, or for a small honorarium.
Can you volunteer to help others in your research area, or geographic area? Have you been helped in this way by others -- directly, or indirectly through a journal?
Welcome to Anna P., who has just joined our network and this group from New York.Over the next few weeks I will try to contact more members of our network, to introduce our first Co-op video, made by…Continue
The ecosystem of academic writing and publishing has always depended on many kinds of volunteer effort by journal editors, reviewers, and more-or-less friendly readers and proofreaders.The latter…Continue
The following comments came to my profile page. Perhaps someone here would like contact the author and learn more?Thanks, PeterAt 16:58 on November 2, 2012,…Continue
I am now beginning to think about making some draft guidelines that members of our network can use as a reference, if needed or wanted, when making a volunteer offer or request.Comments on this draft…Continue