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Favouring Responsible Publishing: A Protocol for Creating a Database of Researchers and Surveying their Knowledge, Attitudes and Opinions towards Open Access Publishing and a New Field-Specific Journal

As a new publication, the Journal of Natural Health Product Research (JNHPR) sought to develop a two-step protocol that (1) creates an international database of natural health product (NHP) researchers and (2) surveys their perceptions, needs, and preferences for a legitimate, broad-based, open access scientific journal in their field. This protocol could be useful to other researchers and publishers and can be adapted to establish similarly legitimate journals within their academic discipline. Read more here.