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Launching Open Quaternary

Several months ago, we introduced Open Quaternary in a so-called “soft launch”. All the odds and ends had been settled with our open-access publisher, Ubiquity Press, our website went live, and we began to solicit paper submissions. We also began a Facebook … Continue reading

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THE ADVANTAGES OF TAKING A CHANCE WITH A NEW JOURNAL – OPEN QUATERNARY

Simon Goring is a member of the editorial board and an author of an accepted article at Open Quaternary.  Here he discusses his experience participating in the editorial process in anticipation of the journal’s launch issue, available online in March 2015. … Continue reading

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How to Start an Open-Access Journal

Open access was by no means a new concept when the “Academic Spring” of April 2012 was kicked off by a blog post.  PLoS, a forerunner in open access publishing, was established in 2000 (PLoS Biology began publishing in 2003), and other journals were … Continue reading

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