Friday, January 8, 2021

Open access chemistry publishing options in 2021

 

Here is an updated list of affordable impact neutral and other select OA publishing options for chemistry

Impact neutral journals
\$1000 Results in Chemistry. Closed peer review

\$1195 PeerJ Chemistry journals. Open peer review. (Disclaimer I am an editor for PeerJ Physical Chemistry). PeerJ also has a membership model, which may be cheaper than the APC.

\$1195 PeerJ - Life and Environment. Open peer review. Bio-related. PeerJ also has a membership model, which may be cheaper than the APC.

\$1250 ACS Omega. Closed peer review. 

\$1350 F1000Research. Open peer review. Bio-related

(The RSC manages "the journal’s chemistry section by commissioning articles and overseeing the peer-review process")

$1695 PLoS ONE. Closed peer review.

$1990 Scientific Reports. Closed peer review


Free or reasonably priced journals that judge perceived impact
$0 Chemical Science Closed peer review

$0 CSS Chemistry Closed peer review

$0 Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. Closed peer review.

$0 Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. Closed peer review.

$0 SciPost Chemistry Open peer review. (Disclaimer: I am an editor for SciPost)

$0 SciPost Chemistry Core Open peer review. (Disclaimer: I am an editor for SciPost)

\$0 ACS Central Science. Closed peer review. ($1000 for CC-BY)

$100 Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science. Closed peer review

€500 Chemistry2. Closed peer review.

£750 RSC Advances. Closed peer review.


Let me know if I have missed anything.




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