Registering with ScienceOpen, the brand new OA analysis + publishing community, is almost as easy as pushing this button. Science’s every day online news is at all times free to the public, as are editorials, any paper with broad public health significance, and all research articles 12 months after publication. If there’s a published writer in science or academia who would not learn, show me. But I can simply present you readers who usually are not authors in academia and science.
This de-emphasis of design and energy across the home web page makes absolute sense, and is something I wish traditional journals would get their heads around – dwelling page site visitors as a share of total traffic is falling, content discovery through the home web page is a diminishing visitors driver, and editorial/design time spent on perfecting the house page can appear an exercise in vanity.
The crew of consultant editors, associate editors, and individual reviewers will completely evaluate the submitted manuscript adopted by the science’s peer assessment insurance policies. They don’t seem to be necessarily these held by the Society for Scholarly Publishing nor by their respective employers.
Scientists criticise new open access” journal which limits research-sharing with copyright. Harnad, S. (2007) The Inexperienced Street to Open Access: A Leveraged Transition In: Anna Gacs. Open entry should mean the unrestricted, immediate, online availability of scientific analysis papers.
So journals won’t get cancelled until everyone seems to be self-archiving. I most likely won’t be the one person to assume that – and based mostly on the differences between Nature Comms and different of the journals you analysed, listed by Phil in his comment, I would say that I am more than justified in my view.