The first issue of OSA Continuum has been published in September 2018. It is an open access journal published by the Optical Society of America. OSA Continuum welcomes contributions from the broad optics and photonics community and includes a transparent peer review option.
The National Contact Point Open Access (OA2020-DE) has compiled a searchable list of 700 influential open access journals from nearly all scientific fields:
NOA is a search engine for scientific images from open access publications. It is based on automatic harvesting and indexing of figures from the fields of engineering and technology. NOA is using the infrastructure of Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata.
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.
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.
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.