An overview of Open Access publishing in palaeontology

  title={An overview of Open Access publishing in palaeontology},
  author={Jonathan P Tennant and Dean R Lomax},
  journal={Palaeontologia Electronica},
  • Jonathan P Tennant, Dean R Lomax
  • Published 2019
  • Engineering
  • Palaeontologia Electronica
  • Open Access (OA) describes the free, unrestricted access to and re-use of published research articles. Recently, the announcement of ‘Plan S’ has catalysed a new wave of interest, debate, and practice surrounding OA. Here, we provide a simple overview of the ‘OA status’ of palaeontology journals within this rapidly shifting landscape. In particular, we focus on aspects such as whether or not there are author-facing charges for Open Access, what embargo periods or restrictions on ‘self-archiving… CONTINUE READING
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