Nature Communications

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Nature Communications  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Nat. Commun.
Discipline Biology, physics, chemistry, Earth sciences
Language English
Edited by Joerg Heber
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Upon acceptance
License Creative Commons licenses
ISSN 2041-1723
OCLC no. 614340895

Nature Communications is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published online-only by the Nature Publishing Group since 2010. The executive editor is Joerg Heber. It is multidisciplinary in scope, with coverage that includes all topics in physics, chemistry, Earth sciences, and biology. Since October 2014, the journal only accepts submissions from authors willing to pay an article processing charge. Whereas access to these submissions will no longer require a subscription, content initially submitted prior to the switch still requires a subscription.[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 11.47.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Press release archive". Nature Communications. Nature Publishing Group. 23 September 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-09-27. 
  3. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 
  4. ^ "Nature Communications". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 
  5. ^ "Content overview". Scopus. Elsevier. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 
  6. ^ "Nature Communications". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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