Tag "open access publishing"

  • New open access maths journals

    Cambridge University Press have launched 2 new open access journals for mathematics – Forum of Mathematics Pi and Forum of Mathematics Sigma. These will be peer reviewed by an international editorial panel and publication costs will be waived for the first three years. Content will be available online from January 2013 on the Cambridge Journals Online platform.

    More information on the Cambridge University News site.

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  • Institute of Physics Press & open access

    IOP Publishing has announced that 23 of their journals will have open access options, effective immediately. Authors will now be able to make the final versions of their articles freely available upon publication. This hybrid open access model has been developed to support authors who want to publish on an open access basis, or who are mandated to do so by their funding bodies.

     Authors will be able to make their work open to everyone in perpetuity on payment of an article publication fee.

     The 23 IOP-owned titles which will now offer the hybrid open-access option include the Journal of Physics series, Classical and Quantum Gravity and Nanotechnology.  

    For more information on this new service, visit http://iopscience.iop.org/info/page/openaccess

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  • New open access biology journal

    The Royal Society today announced the launch of Open Biology covering research in cellular and molecular aspects of biology. It will publish original high quality research overseen by a team of academic subject editors.

    The costs of the journal will be covered by an article processing charge of £1200 to cover peer review, composition, hosting and archiving. A call for papers will be issued in July and the first issue will appear in the Autumn.

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