Monday, November 4, 2013

ACS Publications expand its open access publishing options

4 Components of ACS OA expansion


ACS Publications announced a far-reaching expansion of its open access publishing options—including a major new open access journal, more licensing choices for authors, and a stimulus program to support authors who select ACS journals when seeking to publish their work open access.

1. ACS Central Science—ACS’s first pure open-access, peer-reviewed journal will be launched in 2014.

2. ACS Editors’ Choice—One article published in a subscription-based ACS journal will be made openly accessible every day beginning on Jan. 1, 2014.

3. ACS Author Rewards—Corresponding authors of articles published in ACS journals in 2014 will get a $1,500 credit per article, which can be used to pay for open-access fees starting in 2015 and until 2017.

4. ACS AuthorChoice—Existing program will be expanded for new features, including more licensing options.

Visit the website www.acsopenaccess.org for a full overview of the new offerings.


~~~ posted by K. Jane

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