Explaining the 10 most important terms of open access (OA) publishing. Terms such as article processing/publication charge (APC), hybrid journal, gold and green OA, double-dipping, repository, preprint server, version of record are explained.
Open Access articles can be published under different licenses
Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) License: Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to distribute, share, and re-use the work of others within the framework of national copyright laws. Depending on the journal, an author may publish an OA article under
- CC BY (Attribution) allows to share, remix, and make money when mentioning the author.
- CC BY NC (Attribution Non-Commercial) allows to share and remix when mentioning the author.
- CC BY NC ND (Attribution Non-Commercial Non-Derivs) allows to share when mentioning the author, keeping the same license, making no money, and don’t remixing.
Also of Interest
- Chemists Are Increasingly Willing to Try New Things,
Christian Remenyi, Neville Compton,
ChemViews Mag. 6 November 2018.
Interview with Neville Compton, Editor-in-Chief of Angewandte Chemie, about open access, ChemRxiv, and other publishing trends
- First society owned, fully OA journal: ChemistryOpen
- ChemRxiv Preprint Server of the American Chemical Society (ACS), German Chemical Society (GDCh), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
- Wiley’s Preprints Policy
- ChemPubSoc Europe’s Feedback on Plan S,
ChemViews Mag. 11 February 2019.
Reactions by the publishing body of 16 European chemical societies
- Wiley and Projekt DEAL Partnership Pilots New Publishing Models,
ChemViews Mag. 15 January 2019.
Wiley and Projekt DEAL partner to enhance the future of scholarly research and publishing in Germany
Article information: https://doi.org/10.1002/chemv.201900017