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PhysMath Central & Open Access


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An introduction to the open access features of PhysMath Central, presented at the INSPIRE meeting at FermiLab in May 2009.

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PhysMath Central & Open Access

  1. 1. BioMed Central and PhysMath Central are now part of Springer, making Springer the world’s largest OA publisher The Open Access Publisher
  2. 2. All articles published by PMC are OA immediately
  3. 3. authors retain copyright
  4. 4. 3rd parties may use articles freely Free to copy share remix reuse (with attribution)
  5. 5. Metadata & full text XML/MathML available via PMH-OAI
  6. 6. Articles can be complemented by supplementary files: audio video and raw data
  7. 7. All PMC journals preserved via LOCKSS
  8. 8. all articles Archived in independent repositories
  9. 9. PMC will eventually cover all areas of physics
  10. 10. Only a fraction of authors publish in GoldOA physics journals
  11. 11. We still have a little way to go...
  12. 12. ...however, some authors really like what we do: “ I have to thank the editorial staff for all their help through the process, ” they have been wonderful
  13. 13. “ Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level.” Enrico Fermi Images courtesy of iStockphoto