2. Why publish in a Chemistry Central journal?
In comparison to other publishers, the advantages and differences of publishing in Chemistry Central journals are:
Immediate and free access for all
Chemistry Central journals make all published original research immediately accessible through both Chemistry Central and PubMed Central, without subscription charges or registration barriers. BioMed Central, through its Open Access Charter, is committed permanently to maintaining this policy and has created a Board of Trustees to ensure that it is maintained. Unlike most other participants in PubMed Central, there will be no delay between publication of research in Chemistry Central journals and availability on PubMed Central.
Fast, efficient peer review
All research in Chemistry Central journals is fully peer reviewed. This process is streamlined thanks to a user-friendly, web-based system for submission and for referees to view manuscripts and return their reviews.
Publishing with a Chemistry Central journal gives your paper optimal and unprecedented access by a readership spanning the global continuum of research in areas of chemistry. PubMed, the world's most popular literature search service, indexes all research published in Chemistry Central journals without delay.
All original research published by Chemistry Central journals will be archived in PubMed Central, so permanent accessibility is assured.
Chemistry Central journals are cited in a way that closely follows the traditional citation model. Chemistry Central has worked closely with the Institute of Scientific Information to ensure that citations to these articles are correctly tracked.
Authors keep copyright
Authors of published research keep copyright to their work. [more information]
Chemistry Central journals do not have page charges, color figure charges or submission fees. However, for all of the open access articles published in Chemistry Central journals there is an article-processing charge. Chemistry Central's journals routinely waive charges for authors from low-income countriesand individual waiver requests on the grounds of hardship are considered on a case-by-case basis. Authors from institutions that are members of Chemistry Central do not have to pay the article-processing charge as it is covered by a payment from their institution.
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- Why publish in a Chemistry Central journal?
- How is continued open access availability of my articles guaranteed?
- Are Chemistry Central's journals peer-reviewed and what is their copyright policy?
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- What does it cost to publish in a Chemistry Central journal?
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