Wiley has launched the interdisciplinary Open Access journal Natural Sciences. The journal was initiated in context of Projekt DEAL. It fully embraces open research principles and covers physics, chemistry, biology and their interfaces, as well as seminal works from related fields such as engineering and biomedical research.
Gerard Meijer (FHI) will serve as one of the Chief Editors of Natural Sciences and Bretislav Friedrich (FHI) takes over the function as Executive Editor.
The first issue will be published in January 2021.
JACS Au is now accepting submissions. The new open-access journal is a complementary journal to the society’s flagship Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).
ACS will launch nine new ACS Au journals in 2021.
Now the Nature fully open access journals are part of Project DEAL. The costs for Nature Communications, Scientific Reports, npj Computational Materials and others will be directly and fully funded via DEAL as of 1 August 2020.
The Project DEAL, a nationwide open access agreement, with Springer Nature started in January 2020. It allows authors to publish open access in nearly all Springer hybrid journals and it also covers read access to all Springer journals.
Electrochemical Science Advances is now accepting submissions. The new open-access journal published by Wiley-VCH covers the entire breadth of electrochemical sciences, including bioelectrochemistry, electrosynthesis, electroanalytical science, energy conversion/storage, materials science/coatings, engineering and all areas in between.
All article processing charges will be waived until November 2020.
Oxford University Press has announced the first two titles in their new open access journal series: Oxford Open Immunology and Oxford Open Materials Science.
Oxford Open Materials Science is now accepting submissions for articles across the full spectrum of materials sciences and materials engineering.