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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 http://cofactorscience.com/journal-selector. 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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April highlights from the world of scientific publishing

6th May 2014

What I learned from Twitter last month: new data on how much money publishers charge libraries, discussions of where and how post-publication peer review should happen, and who publishes in megajournals and why. What publishers actually charge universities As mentioned last month, data is beginning to emerge on what particular universities and funders are paying in article processing charges (APCs) for open access papers. The Wellcome Trust was first with a dataset from 2012-13 published on @figshare.... Read more

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