Is Nature free to publish?

Is Nature free to publish?

Is Nature free to publish?

Publisher Springer Nature has announced how scientists can make their papers in its most selective titles free to read as soon as they are published — part of a long-awaited move to offer open-access publishing in the Nature family of journals. ... (Nature is editorially independent of its publisher.)

Does it cost money to publish in Nature?

Nature sets article processing charge at the equivalent of $11,250 for researchers selecting open-access publishing.

Is it possible to publish in Nature?

Nature has space to publish only 8% or so of the 200 papers submitted each week, hence its selection criteria are rigorous.

Is Nature a paid journal?

The journals will become among the first highly selective titles to allow any author to pay a publishing fee to make articles immediately free to read when published. ... Nature 's author fee, €9500, is thought to be the highest of any journal.

Is Nature a prestigious journal?

Nature was one of the world's most cited scientific journals by the Science Edition of the 2019 Journal Citation Reports (with an ascribed impact factor of 42.778), making it one of the world's most-read and most prestigious academic journals.

Does Springer own Nature?

Springer is part of Springer Nature, a global publisher that serves and supports the research community. Springer Nature aims to advance discovery by publishing robust and insightful science, supporting the development of new areas of research and making ideas and knowledge accessible around the world.

How long does it take to publish in Nature?

At Nature, the median review time has grown from 85 days to just above 150 days over the past decade, according to Himmelstein's analysis, and at PLoS ONE it has risen from 37 to 125 days over roughly the same period.

Is it difficult to publish in Nature Communications?

They get over 50,000 submissions every year. Needless to say, it's very difficult to get in. Publishing a paper in Nature Communications is one of the toughest job a researcher can think of. ... They charge a huge fee of $5200 (for USA) for each manuscript to be published.

Do you have to pay to publish a paper in nature?

But once a Nature title converts to all open access, authors will lose that no-fee publishing option. Some institutions may end up paying the fees for their authors from a dedicated pot or through a deal with the publisher that allows their scientists to both read journals and publish open-access papers in them.

Is it possible to get published in nature or science?

As somebody who is working in essentially the same field as you—with many more years of experience—I can assure you that it is indeed very difficult to get a paper on molecular simulations published in a journal like Nature or Science.

Why do Nature journals have to be open access?

Plan S funders forbid authors who publish articles on research they funded to place those papers in journals who publish new articles only behind paywalls. One way for authors to comply is to choose journals that assess an “article processing charge”—such as the one the Nature journals are instituting—to make content immediately open access.

How can I submit an article to nature?

Nature welcomes submissions of Articles, Reviews and Perspectives, and Matters Arising via the online submission system. Please note that we do not accept submissions via email.

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