Publishing Tips

Best practice and advices making openly available scholarly publications and data

Posted by Angelo Pio Rossi on September 12, 2016  Improve this post

Best practice and advices making openly available scholarly publications and data:

Preprints services / publication repositories

The use of preprints servers should be OK with most Planetary Science-related journals. More general infos are e.g. on wikipedia


Open Access journals

Open Access journals welcoming Planetary (Geo)Science content include:

Planetary journal-specific recommendations

Elsevier (Icarus / PSS / EPSL)

excerpt from Elsevier preprint info:

Authors can share their preprint anywhere at any time. If accepted for publication, we encourage authors to link from the preprint to their formal publication via its Digital Object Identifier (DOI). Millions of researchers have access to the formal publications on ScienceDirect, and so links will help your users to find, access, cite, and use the best available version.Authors can update their preprints on arXiv or RePEc with their accepted manuscript

Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets)

excerpt from AGU publication policy

AGU does allow posting of preprints and accepted papers in not-for-profit preprint servers that are designed to facilitate community engagement and discovery across the sciences

Useful Tools and scripts/robots

EU H2020 specific OA info

excerpt from section 2.2.1 of EU H2020 open access document

Open Access archives, so called repositories, may be institution-based or subject-based collections like the economics repository RePEc (Research Papersin Economics) or the physics repository, arXiv

An interesting tool produced by PeerJ is paper-now

Data and code repositories

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