New Open Access Journal by RSC

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a new Open Access journal named Nanoscale Advances. It is a collaborative venture between RSC and the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) in Beijing, China.

Authors have a choice of two Creative Commons licences: CC BY or CC BY NC.

For the first two years, RSC is waiving all article processing charges.

More at http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/journalissues/na

OA Publishing with the Royal Society

Now the Max Planck Society pays the article processing charges centrally for the following gold open access journals by the Royal Society:

Conditions for open access publishing:

  • A Max Planck author must be the corresponding author of the article.
  • The author is affiliated with a Max Planck Institute and publishes under this affiliation.
  • Acceptance date after July 1, 2018.

Royal Society Open Science
It is a gold open access journal by the Royal Society. The journal covers the entire range of science, engineering and mathematics. It offers open peer-review as an option and articles embody open data principles.

Open Biology
It is an online journal that welcomes original, high impact research in cell and developmental biology, molecular and structural biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, immunology, microbiology and genetics.