Thursday, November 18, 2010

Sage launches new Open Access journal for social science and humanities

SAGE Open to launch Spring 2011

Los Angeles, CA (17 November, 2010) – SAGE, the world's leading independent academic and professional publisher today announced the launch of SAGE Open: a new publication to support open access publishing in the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.

SAGE Open will publish peer-reviewed original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. The journal will offer authors quick review and decision times; a speedy, continuous-publication format; and global distribution for their research via the SAGE Journals Online platform. The articles will also be guaranteed professional copyediting and typesetting.

The publication supports the growing number of authors who require their articles to be freely available on publication, either because of personal preference or because of university or government mandates......

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