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
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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