A new open-access venture from Cambridge University Press « Gowers's Weblog

abernard102@gmail.com 2012-07-02


Use the link to access the full blog post from Timothy Gowers including: a detailed description of the Forum of Mathematics and its aims and scope, a discussion of green and gold open access, issues surrounding APC’s, Gowers’s role as an editor, and the connection to the Elsevier boycott, “The formal launch has just taken place at the European Congress of Mathematicians in Krakow of the Forum of Mathematics, which to a first approximation is a new open-access electronic journal. However, the singular ‘journal’ is misleading, because in some ways it is more like a whole set of journals. But there will be considerable interdependence between the elements of the set, so “journals” is misleading too. We need an intermediate number between singular and plural. Also, although the journal(s) is/are primarily electronic, there will be a print-on-demand option if anyone wants it..."




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Date tagged:

07/02/2012, 18:07

Date published:

07/02/2012, 20:34