HEIDELBERG, 29 October 2013 EMBO today announced that it will launch EMBO Press on December 15. EMBO Press is a new publishing platform for The EMBO Journal, EMBO reports, Molecular Systems Biology and EMBO Molecular Medicine that provides opportunities for the future development of the journals.
EMBO Press will strengthen the policies of the EMBO journals to encourage transparency in the publication process and help researchers make better use of scientific data. In addition, The EMBO Journal, EMBO reports, Molecular Systems Biology and EMBO Molecular Medicine are being redesigned to maximize online functionality and access.
The announcement coincides with an expanded publishing agreement with Wiley and a new partnership with HighWire Press of Stanford University that come into immediate effect.
Wiley has published EMBO Molecular Medicine since 2009. As one of the world's leading publishers of academic content, it will provide invaluable support for editorial production and international marketing of the four EMBO scientific journals.
HighWire Press is at the forefront of digital scholarly publishing. Many leading journals in the life sciences rely on its community-based strengths and its track record for technological support and innovation, including access to third party developers.
"We welcome our publishing partners to support EMBO Press and appreciate the strengths they will bring for the key global markets of our journals, including the United States and Asia Pacific," said Bernd Pulverer, Head of Scientific Publications at EMBO. "Our individual journals already have strong recognition for quality in the scientific community established over 30 years since the launch of The EMBO Journal and our mandate is to serve the scientific community. EMBO Press will allow us to provide the independence we need to en
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