20 APSA Presidents Write Letter Urging Nuanced Interpretation of JETS

On the PSNow website, a group of 20 past, present, and future APSA presidents have posted a letter urging journal editors who have signed on to JETS to be cautious in their interpretation of the policies.

“The letter expresses concern about the language in the JETS statement and asks journal editors to clarify how their journals will interpret these policies, so that they promote the goals of data access and research transparency while recognizing the legitimate concerns of scholars whose work includes the creation of original data sets, whose work is partly or wholly qualitative or interpretive, or whose work requires protecting the rights and well-being of human subjects.”

The full post can be found here.

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