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New open access journal from The Royal Society

The Royal Society’s new fully open access journal Royal Society Open Science is now open for submissions.

Royal Society Open Science allows the Society to publish all the high-quality work it receives without restriction on scope, length or impact. It is initially free to publish in this fully gold journal.

Key features include:

  • Rapid publication
  • Objective peer-review
  • Open access and open review
  • Optional open peer-review
  • Article level metrics and encouragement of post-publication comments
  • An Editorial Board consisting of practising scientists
  • The expertise of The Royal Society’s Fellowship
  • High standard of author service, high production values and maximum exposure for articles
  • Fully compliant with funder and institutional open access mandates
  • Author retention of copyright and liberal reuse rights via CC BY 4.0

Don’t forget that as a member of the University of Exeter you are entitled to a 25% discount on the costs of publishing  in Royal Society journals – see the Library open access pages for more details.

 

New Research Data Management and Open Access Policy for MDC and CEDAR

Dr Anna Adlam, Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the Centre for Clinical Neuropsychology Research (CCNR) in the School of Psychology has developed a research data management and open access policy for the Mood Disorders Centre (MDC) and Clinical Education Development and Research (CEDAR) at Exeter.

Following these guidelines will ensure that the data generated by MDC and CEDAR members are stored securely, will be reusable in the future, and can be shared easily amongst collaborators. Moreover they will help MDC and CEDAR members meet funder and/or institutional requirements on research data management and open access.

The policy is available in Open Research Exeter, along with the guidelines that the Marine Renewable Energy Group and the Centre for Cognitive Control and Associative Learning have created to ensure best practice in research data management in their research groups.

If your research group has a research data management policy that they would like to share with other groups, or if you are thinking of developing such a policy, please contact the Open Access and Data Curation Team on rdm@exeter.ac.uk.

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