SOCIETY OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING UNDER THE AUTHOR-PAYS MODEL

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.

Benefits for the cooperating society journal:

Publication costs covered by DISCOVER Open; journal receives a share of revenues

Online manuscript submission and peer-review system

Online system to detect plagiarism (iThenticate/PlagScan)

Full production and editorial services (copy editing, typesetting, proofreading)

Allocation of DOI and metadata sharing with CrossRef

Increasing citations as a result of greater visibility

Indexing by different abstracting databases, incl. PROQUEST, EBSCO, Thomson Reuters and PubMed

SOCIETY OPEN ACCESS BOOK PUBLISHING UNDER THE ORGANIZATION-PAYS MODEL

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:

LITE CLASSIC PRESTIGE
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

Additional optional services

Depending on your journal’s requirements, DISCOVER Open is ready to provide a range of additional services:

  • Consulting
  • Submission Management
  • Production
  • Commerce Manager, a payment management system
  • Distribution
  • Marketing
  • PR for single articles

Optional services are priced according to individual needs and contracted separately.


Benefits for journal editors, authors, and reviewers:

  • Improves peer review turnaround time and decisions
  • Uses E-mail to communicate with editors, authors and reviewers
  • Configurable to meet your dynamic workflow needs
  • Interfaces with production systems
  • Reduces time to publication






SOCIETY OPEN ACCESS BOOK PUBLISHING UNDER THE ORGANIZATION-PAYS MODEL


Under this model book content is available online for all readers with no access fee. Publication costs are borne by the organization.




Benefits for authors and organizations:

Professional creation of a PDF version of the manuscript

Copy and language editing

Creative Commons license

Online manuscript submission and peer review system

Online hosting and distribution platform

Allocation of DOI and automatic metadata submission to CrossRef

Preparation of publication metadata for sharing with abstracting and indexing (A&I) services

Indexing by full-text repositories, as well as distribution to such repositories

Indexing by open-access directories, as well as metadata sharing with such directories

Arrangement for storage by long-term preservation service(s)

Plagiarism detection system (iThenticate/PlagScan)

Application to Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Scientific)