Under this model, publishing costs are borne by the author or author’s affiliates institution. DISCOVER Open provides all the services needed for Open Access publication. The cooperating society journal receives a share of the publication proceeds, which are collected by DISCOVER Open.
Under this model, content is free to the reader, and costs are borne by the publisher of the journal (series) owner or supporting organization. There is a standard fee for each published article. DISCOVER Open offers three packages:
|Inclusion of the journal in a strong collection of Open Access publications||Includes all services listed under DISCOVER Open “Lite”||Includes all services listed under DISCOVER Open “Classic”|
|Dedicated journal website and submission system||Additionally, access to an advanced online issue management system||Additionally, we provide full production and editorial services, such as copy editing, typesetting, proofreading, and file composition|
|Allocation of DOI and metadata submission to CrossRef||Online tool to detect plagiarism (iThenticate/plagscan)|
|Preparation of publication metadata for sharing with abstracting and indexing (A&I) services|
|Indexing by full-text repositories, as well as submission to such repositories|
|Storage by long-term preservation service(s)|
|Indexing by Google and other search engines|
|Pre-evaluation for PubMed; preparation and pre-evaluation of application for Thomson Scientific; advice for augmenting citation frequency and Impact Factor|
|Content usage statistics|
Depending on your journal’s requirements, DISCOVER Open is ready to provide a range of additional services:
Optional services are priced according to individual needs and contracted separately.
Under this model book content is available online for all readers with no access fee. Publication costs are borne by the organization.