Shifts to open access with high article processing charges hinder research equity and careers

John W. Williams, Amanda Taylor, Krystal A. Tolley*, Diogo B. Provete, Ricardo Correia, Thaís B. Guedes, Harith Farooq, Qin Li, Hudson T. Pinheiro, André Vicente Liz, Leilton W. Luna, Thomas J. Matthews, Ana Filipa Palmeirim, Giacomo Puglielli, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, V. V. Robin, Julian Schrader, Tatiana A. Shestakova, Helena Tukiainen, Sophie von der HeydenAlexander Zizka

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1485-1489
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Biogeography
Issue number9
Early online date31 Jul 2023
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2023

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We are grateful for advice and support from the senior editors of the Journal of Biogeography and in particular for their commitment to mentoring the Early Career Researchers on the editorial team.


  • article processing charge
  • biodiversity
  • biogeography
  • equity
  • Global South
  • open access publishing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology

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