McGill supports new diamond access journal Seismica - McGill Reporter

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"McGill Library has launched a new journal that should allow for the most up-to-date earthquake research to circulate globally. The journal, Seismica, was launched on July 1, with a public call for researchers to submit their research. McGill University assists the journal by running the IT platform behind the website.

Seismica will publish original, novel peer-reviewed research in seismology, earthquake science, and related disciplines. The new journal initiative began about two years ago when a group of seismologists felt the need a change how the publishing system works, especially in light of recent technological advances. Since then, more than 100 seismologists from around the world got together to take on the mammoth task of setting up the journal, such as setting Editorial policies, IT platform, journal branding, publishing template, reviewer database and marketing. This initiative follows on from a movement of other journals that specialize in volcanoes, tectonics and sediments. Seismica strives to be accessible, transparent, respectful, credible, and progressive...."


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08/11/2022, 09:49

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08/11/2022, 05:48