Nature Communications goes fully open access | News | Times Higher Education 2014-09-25


"The decision to make the prestigious journal Nature Communications fully open access amounts to a 'flag in the ground' on the issue ... That was the comment by Sam Burridge, managing director for open research at the journal’s publisher, Nature Publishing Group, ahead of the announcement of the decision on 23 September.  The journal will be the first so-called top-end journal to go fully open access – although the Wellcome Trust-backed eLife, which also aspires to attract the best quality papers, was launched in 2012 as a fully open access journal. Nature Communications has the third highest impact factor among multidisciplinary journals, behind only Science and Nature itself ..."


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09/25/2014, 20:35

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09/25/2014, 16:35