Journals in Physics and Astronomy
At Elsevier our goal is simple: to ensure researchers receive the support they need. With over 100 years of experience in publishing high-quality Physics journals,we have learned to recognize the specific needs of the Physics community and how to help you excel and to build your career. How do we do this? We publish 79 Physics journals in various fields to enable publication in various disciplines, to encourage communication within and across disciplines and to further develop new interdisciplinary fields.
Meet Physics Open, the newest addition to Elsevier’s gold open access journal suite. Physics Open welcomes research from all main areas in physics and related areas – whether that be applied, experimental or theoretical physics in nature.
Physics Open sits right beside your favourite physics journal(s), offering you an expert-led open access option.
To ensure our journal standards remain high, we have invited top Editors from our renowned, reputable journals onto the board. You as an author benefit from their expert input, while being able to fulfil your gold OA needs.
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Writing, submitting and publishing your research takes up a lot of time and energy. We develop faster, more effective and truly innovative solutions to improve the manuscript submission and peer review process.
Open Access for Physics Journals: What are your options?
There are many options within Elsevier Physics to publish your next article open access. Most of our journals are either full open access or offer an open access option.
New gold open access mirror journals in Physics and Astronomy
Same scope. Same editorial board. Same quality. Two journals.
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
SCOAP3 extended until 2022
The SCOAP3 Collaboration announces today that CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, as ‘host organization’ of SCOAP3 has signed contracts with 11 leading commercial and society publishers to extend this large-scale Open Access initiative for a 3rd three-year term, covering the years 2020-2022. With the conclusion of the formal contracts, SCOAP3 will continue supporting authors worldwide to publish their research Open Access at no cost or burden.Read more
The same eleven journals will participate in this three-year extension of the initiative, of which eight are published by learned societies. All articles will be published Open Access in perpetuity, under Creative Commons CC-BY licenses at no direct cost to any authors. In addition to availability on the publishers’ platforms, articles will be also available on the SCOAP3 Repository, enabling partners to build value-added services. SCOAP3 is a partnership of 3,000 libraries, funding agencies and research organizations from 43 countries and 3 intergovernmental organizations. In cooperation with leading scientific publishers and learned societies, SCOAP3 has supported the transition to Open Access of key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics as of 2014 and has served as inspiration for several other Open Access initiatives around the world. During the almost six years of SCOAP3 operation, 20,000 scientists from 120 countries have benefited from the opportunity to publish more than 30,000 Open Access articles free of charge.
You may view the news online at: https://scoap3.org/scoap3-extended-until-2022/
The academic community has demanded more choice, accuracy and insight into journal performance, and Elsevier has responded with new metrics. CiteScore is one of these new metrics and is a simple way of measuring the citation impact of sources, such as journals.
Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.
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