Become a PeerJ Ambassador - Application Form
PeerJ is excited to provide new resources and tools for those in our community interested in becoming a PeerJ Ambassador and help share more about Open Access and PeerJ with their colleagues. We are eager to support many different open science related activities and extend the reach of open publishing practices.
This is a quick sign-up form to register your interest in participating in this beta program and for us to get a better understanding of who you are and what types of resources we should develop further. We are incredibly appreciative of all of your work as informal ambassadors over the years and this is also a chance for us to formally recognize these efforts!
This data will be used to inform our internal practices and the information will not be shared with any third parties.
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Tell us why you are interested in becoming a PeerJ Ambassador
100 words max
Where are you based? (Primary institution, Country)
What is your current role?
Masters or PhD student
Postdoc or Early Career Researcher
Librarian / Scholarly Communication Professional
Research / Departmental Administrator
What is your research field? (If applicable)
How are you currently involved with PeerJ?
Author (Individual Lifetime member)
Institutional Member (Library supporter)
Which Open Science activities are you most interested in? (Choose all that apply)
Publishing in Open Access journals and encouraging my colleagues to make their work Open Access
Encouraging wider data and software sharing in my field
Sharing preprints and discussing preprints with colleagues
Discussing open peer review and improving transparency and fairness in peer review
Improving engagement with scientific research amongst non-scientific communities
Getting tenure and promotion committees to value open science efforts
Encouraging responsible use of research assessment metrics (ie impact factor, article level metrics, researcher metrics)
Do you currently help to promote any other journals
If Yes - what activities have you done to promote other journals? (list top 3)
About PeerJ Ambassador Activities
Which activities would you undertake to help us spread the word about PeerJ? (click all that apply, this is not a commitment - just want to know what you would consider!)
Sharing stickers at conferences and talking to colleagues about why to publish with PeerJ
Write a blogpost about your research
Emailing my colleagues about open access publishing and PeerJ
Hosting a workshop or talk at my department about Open Science activities
Coordinating a PeerJ Collection (collection of peer reviewed articles or preprints in your research field)
What conferences are you attending this year?
What is your postal address so we can send you a starter pack of PeerJ materials?
Enter your email address if you want to hear from us about the PeerJ Ambassador Program
By adding your email, you consent to being contacted by us for this program
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