What does this mean for you as an author?
Authors can simply continue to publish their research in these journals as they always have. Upon acceptance, articles will be published open access, under a CC-BY license. Authors do not have to pay any publication fees for open access as these are covered by the SCOAP3 project.
- Provide immediate and permanent open access to the final published article on ScienceDirect.
- Authors retain copyright
- Articles are published under a CC BY user license which permits text and data mining
- No open access fees need to be paid by authors