New Open Access Data Journal

The NCAR Library is pleased to announce a new Open Access Data Journal from Wiley-Blackwell Publishers: Geoscience Data Journal.

This new journal provides an open access platform where scientific data can be formally published, in a way that includes scientific peer-review.

An online-only journal, Geoscience Data Journal publishes short data papers cross-linked to, and citing, datasets that have been deposited in approved data centers and awarded DOIs. The journal will also accept articles on data services and articles which support and inform data publishing best practices.

The Geoscicence Data Journal will accept contributions in the areas of Weather and Climate; Oceanography; Atmospheric and Ocean Chemistry; Cryosphere; Biosphere and Land Surface and Geology.

The NCAR library is happy to answer any questions regarding this journal or any other questions regarding Open Access or Data Curation.  If you have questions or comments please contact the library at or at extension 8505.

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Announcement Timing: 
October 12, 2012