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Cofactor helps journals too

3rd Mar 2015

We are delighted to announce that Cofactor is now providing most of the copyediting for the journal GigaScience. If you run a journal or are part of an institute producing a lot of papers, could you benefit from our well trained freelance editors and efficient procedures too? What is GigaScience? GigaScience is an open access journal that publishes 'big data' studies in the life and biomedical sciences. Papers in the journal are all linked to a database that hosts all associated data (linked with... Read more

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News release: the Cofactor Journal Selector Tool

10th Nov 2014

The recently launched editing and consultancy company Cofactor has released a free, online tool to help scientists choose the most appropriate journal for their paper. The Cofactor Journal Selector Tool is available at The Cofactor Journal Selector Tool asks 20 questions on topics such as subject area, peer review type, open access status, publication charges and speed of review. It then narrows down the list of suitable journals according to the... Read more

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Introducing the Cofactor Journal Selector Tool

10th Nov 2014

The Cofactor Journal Selector Tool can help you find the best journal for your paper. When you are choosing a journal for your paper, what is your strategy? Do you ‘climb down the impact factor ladder’, trying journal after journal in decreasing order of selectiveness until one accepts the paper? Do you go straight to a specialist journal in your field? Do you go straight to an open access megajournal you know will accept the paper as long as the science is sound – never mind how... Read more

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