New Section Editors, One-Year Experience of Open Access and Now Also Apps for iPad and iPhone
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"The Editorial Board of Acta Dermato-Venereologica is very pleased to welcome two new Section Editors....Since January 2011 Acta Dermato-Venereologica has been a total open access (OA) journal and this has had a major impact on the visibility of the publications. For example, the number of visits to our website has increased markedly (Fig. 1) and the number of downloads of full papers has skyrocketed (during 2011 a total of 1,084,500 papers have been downloaded). In a few years time this will almost certainly result in a markedly increased impact factor (it is presently 2.780). The number of submissions to Acta Dermato-Venereologica has remained high during 2011 (it currently stands at approximately 400 papers per year) and the quality of the submitted papers appears to be increasing...."