Nature Publishing Group buys into open access publisher

The article “Nature Publishing Groups buys into open access publisher” states that one of the most fastest growing publishers ‘Frontiers” has been overtaked by open access. Open Access  is the practice of providing unrestricted access via the internet to peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles. “Frontiers” was co-founded in 2007 by the former CEO Kamila Markram. Within the last year, ‘Frontiers’ has published 5,000 articles, in 14 journals. The article also states that Academic editors can commission special topics around particular subjects.


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