Open Access: A Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals White Paper (November 2011)
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"QScience.com has been developed by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ), a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Its mission is to disseminate research quickly to a global audience. The journals are open to submissions from anywhere in the world to give authors a platform to communicate their findings and collaborate with other researchers. BQFJ publishes research across all disciplines, to the highest international peer review standards and connects the international research community to one of the fastest growing economies in the world; Qatar....Showcasing the renaissance of scientific thought and academic research in the Middle East is at the heart the publishing initiative. But QScience.com also aims to develop new ways of collaborating and researching that are genuinely more democratic and make the most of new technological possibilities. When deciding on a business model for this brand new publisher, Gold open access was an immediately obvious choice...."