Royal Society Open Science

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Royal Society Open Science  
RSOS cover Sept 15.jpg
DisciplineNatural sciences
LanguageEnglish
Edited byJeremy Sanders
Publication details
Publication history
2014–present
Publisher
FrequencyUpon acceptance
Yes
2.504
Standard abbreviations
Royal Soc. Open Sci.
Indexing
ISSN2054-5703
Links

Royal Society Open Science is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Royal Society since September 2014.[1] Its launch was announced in February 2014.[2] It covers all scientific fields and publishes all articles which are scientifically sound, leaving any judgement of impact to the reader. As of 2017 the editor-in-chief, Jeremy Sanders, is supported by a team of Subject Editors and Associate Editors.[3] Commissioning and peer review for the chemistry section of the journal is managed by the Royal Society of Chemistry.[4]

Articles published in Royal Society Open Science are regularly covered in the mainstream media, such as BBC News[5] and The Independent newspaper.[6]

The journal is indexed by a number of services, including PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus and the Directory of Open Access Journals.

As of January 2018, the article processing charge is GBP 900 (USD 1260, EUR 1080).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal Society Open Science launches on HighWire, STM Publishing News Group, retrieved 2014-10-28
  2. ^ grrlscientist (2014). "The Royal Society will launch new open access science journal". theguardian.com. London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  3. ^ Editorial Board, retrieved 9 March 2017
  4. ^ "Royal Society of Chemistry and Royal Society launch journal collaboration". Royal Society of Chemistry. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  5. ^ Morelle, Rebecca (2015), "Pop music marked by three revolutions in 50 years", bbc.co.uk, BBC News, retrieved 9 March 2017
  6. ^ Dearden, Lizzie (2015). "Singing is a 'bonding behaviour' letting adults make friends more easily, Oxford University research finds". independent.co.uk. London: The Independent.
  7. ^ Open access -- article processing charge, retrieved 2018-03-10