Open Biology: uma nova publicação científica de livre acesso (Open Access) a partir de julho de 2011

quinta-feira, junho 09, 2011

Open Biology is an open access journal covering research in cellular and molecular aspects of biology.

Open Biology will publish original, high quality research in cell biology, developmental and structural biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, immunology, microbiology and genetics.

Open Biology features:

Features reflect those of all our journals, but with the addition of open access

Rapid publication in a Royal Society-branded journal

Rigorous peer review

High levels of service and support for authors and readers

Immediate open access

Broad dissemination

Online-only via continuous publication model - articles are immediately citable

Publisher deposit of all relevant articles in PubMedCentral

Retention of copyright by authors and liberal reuse rights through Creative Commons Attribution Licences

Article-level usage metrics

Editorial Board

The journal will be overseen by a team of academic Subject Editors with support by an international Editorial Board. The Subject Editors are Professor David Glover, Cambridge University; Professor Christine Holt, Cambridge University; Professor Louise Johnson, Oxford University and Professor Peter Parham, Stanford University.

Submissions begin July 2011

Open Biology will begin receiving submissions of research articles starting in July 2011. The criteria for acceptance will be high quality, importance and originality.

Article-Processing Charge

Accepted articles will be published upon payment of an article-processing charge of $1932/£1200/€1440, which covers expenses for peer review, composition, hosting and archiving. Waiver or partial waiver will be available for authors in developing countries and others in genuine financial hardship.

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