Scholarly Publishing: Four Wiley STM Journals Will Become Open Access Publications
From John Wiley and Sons:
John Wiley & Sons has announced the transition of four journals to the Wiley Open Access publishing program, bringing the total number of Wiley’s open access titles to 28.
From January 1, 2014, all newly published articles in Aging Cell, Cancer Science, Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, and the Journal of Diabetes Investigation, will be open access and free to view, download and share.
Published in association with the Anatomical Society, Aging Cell has an Impact Factor of 5.705 and ranks third in the field of geriatrics and gerontology.
Cancer Research is published on behalf of the Japanese Cancer Association and attracts over 1,300 submissions annually worldwide. It has attained an Impact Factor of 3.479, establishing its role as the leading oncology journal in Asia.
Launched in 2007 Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses is the official journal of the International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases. It is the first journal to specialize exclusively on these important areas and has an Impact Factor of 1.471.
The Journal of Diabetes Investigation launched in 2010 and has an Impact Factor of 1.77. It is the official journal of the Asian Association for the Study of Diabetes (AASD), which represents academic societies, associations and individual researchers from across East and Southeast Asia.
All four journals are now accepting submissions, which will be published open access from January 2014 under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) License, which permits use, distribution, reproduction and adaptation in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Read the Complete Announcement Including Comment from Rachel Burley, Vice President and Director of Open Access at Wiley.
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