October 8, 2015

Open Access Journals: The e-Life Website Formally Debuts Online

Note: Today’s e-Life website launch comes after the e-journal published they’re first collection of articles back in October. It came with questions about the eLife relationship with PubMed Central and possible conflicts of interest.

From Today’s Announcement:

After much anticipation surrounding the announcement of the project, recruitment of the academic editorial team, the call for papers, and the publication of first articles, the eLife journal website is introduced today.

The eLife journal invites visitors to explore important new research and associated data, read comments and commentary by experts and colleagues, and get a sense of the quality of work that eLife is publishing.

Nineteen research papers have now been selected for publication by eLife’s academic editors.

Read the Complete Announcement

See Also: eLife Will Use Highwire Press Platform To Power/Host Anticipated Open Access Journal (June 12, 2012)

See Also: Open Access Publishing: Editorial Team Announced for eLife, New Open Access Journal (November 7, 2011)

See Also: Three Biomedical Funders to Launch Open Access Journal (June 27, 2011)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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