Online Submission and Preprints Coordinator, SciELO Brazil
Alex Mendonça has a major in Digital Media with an emphasis in Interface Design by the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He has been working at SciELO Brazil since 2006 and is part of its Coordination Board since 2014. In 2017, Alex joined the Technical Committee of Public Knowledge Project, the initiative behind Open Journal Systems. Alex has 10 years experience in training SciELO journals with online submission systems, working closely with journal editors and editorial teams by providing support and guidance based on best practices of scholarly publishing oriented by SciELO’s three main lines of action: professionalization, internationalization and sustainability. He is currently co-leading SciELO’s strategy aiming at the transition of its indexed journals towards best practices of Open Science, including overseeing the development and launch of the upcoming SciELO Preprints server, promoting the adoption of open data and making the peer review proccess more transparent and open.