This spring, PLOS (Public Library of Science) announced that it will add 5 additional Open Access journals to its offering:
These journals have been incorporated in the existing MPDL central publishing agreement, meaning the publishing costs will be covered for corresponding MPG authors.
For more details on our PLOS publishing agreement please visit the MPDL Open Access agreements.
If you want to learn more about the new journals and why they were launched, check out the corresponding PLOS Blogpost.
The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched another new Open Access journal:
Energy Advances will have a broad subject coverage for every energy discipline. It welcomes research that reports solutions to energy and sustainability challenges and supports the advancement of several UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The journal is open for submissions and will be free to publish in until mid-2024.
The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched two new Open Access journals:
- Environmental Science: Advances – It spans not only chemistry, but also research from any discipline related to the environmental sciences.
- Digital Discovery – It publishes research at the intersection of chemistry, materials science and biotechnology.
Both has opened for submissions this month and will be free to publish in until mid-2024.
NAL-live is the new open access journal for review style articles published by the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. The articles will focus on interdisciplinary topics that have a high degree of social relevance. They are published as living reviews, that allow comments, discussion and updating of articles on a continuous basis.
The journal deals with all disciplines represented in the Leopoldina. The Leopoldina does not charge any fees.
Chemistry Europe, an association of 16 European chemical societies, has published the new journal Chemistry – Methods. The fully open-access journal covers research on all aspects of methods in chemistry.
The journal is part of the Open Access Agreement between Projekt DEAL and Wiley.