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Journal Collection
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 270 peer-reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics. The Max Planck Society is a BMC member and covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
Qscience.com is a collaborative, peer-reviewed online publishing platform, developed by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. It is the online home for a growing range of peer-reviewed open access journals, bringing you the best in Medicine and Bioscience, Healthcare, Social Science, Islamic Studies, and Engineering. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
Cairn offers the most comprehensive collection of French and Belgian journals in social sciences available online. Note that access to newer content is generally not free of charge (moving wall 2 to 5 years).
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Journal Collection
Copernicus Publications has been publishing highly reputable peer-reviewed open access journals since 2001. Through interactive, multi-stage open access publishing, Copernicus aims to bring real transparency into scientific quality assurance. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
The DOAJ service lists toll-free, quality controlled, scientific and scholarly journals. It generally aims at covering all subjects and languages. The DOAJ Articles Search is restricted to those journals the publisher has supplied article metadata for.
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Journal Collection
The EZB is a huge directory of electronic journals which mirrors the central Max Planck Society subscriptions as well as the local licensing situation of the institutes. Access rights to the contents of the individual journals are indicated with "traffic lights". Entries are searchable on journal level.
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Journal Collection
eLife publishes research in the life sciences and biomedicine, from the most fundamental and theoretical work, through to translational, applied, and clinical research. This includes subjects from human genetics and neuroscience to biophysics and epidemiology. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
Frontiers is a community-oriented open-access academic publisher and research network. It was launched in 2007 by scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and aims to provide better tools and services to researchers in the Internet age. Since then, Frontiers has become one of the fastest-growing open-access scholarly publishers: over 20,000 high-quality, peer-reviewed articles have been published in 45 community-driven journals across more than 300 specialty niches in science, medicine and technology. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
HighWire Press is a division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces the online versions of more than 1000 peer-reviewed journals mainly in the area of life sciences (biology, chemistry, medicine), supplemented by content from the social sciences. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made more than 2 million articles available via the internet for free. -- Portal der Stanford University für elektronische Zeitschriften aus den "Life Sciences" (Biologie, Chemie, Medizin) und ergänzend den Sozialwissenschaften. Ausgewertet werden mehr als 1000 Zeitschriften, die durchsucht werden können. Mehr als 2 Millionen Artikel stehen kostenlos im Internet zur Verfügung.
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Journal Collection
Hindawi publishes peer-reviewed, Open Access journals across many areas of science, technology, and medicine, as well as several areas of social science. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Book Collection • Journal Collection • Factual Database
The International Monetary Fund's eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF's periodicals, books, working papers, studies and statistics. In addition various statistical and visualization tools to showcase IMF datasets are offered free of charge via the IMF Data platform.
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Journal Collection
MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open-access publisher with a portfolio of 150 peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open access, electronic journals. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection • MPG Library Catalog
The Max Planck Journal Index provides holdings of a great range of printed journals available within the Max Planck Society. Besides, it contains metadata of electronic journals as loaded from the EZB. The database is updated regularly from the ZDB (twice a year) and the EZB (monthly).
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Journal Collection
The Open Library of Humanities is an open access publishing platform, launched as an international network of scholars, librarians, programmers and publishers in January 2013. The OLH platform supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal. Unlike many open-access publishers, the Open Library of Humanities does not charge individual author fees, but covers all costs by cooperating with an international library consortium.
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Journal Collection
PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. It considers and publishes Research Articles in the Biological and Medical Sciences. It aims for rapid decision making and will publish articles as soon as they are ready. PeerJ operates a 'Lifetime publishing plan' model. Unlike many Open Access publications which charge authors per publication, PeerJ provides low-cost publishing plans to individuals, which gives them lifetime rights to publish with PeerJ for free. The Max Planck Society covers the Enhanced Publication Plan for all Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. PLOS entered the publishing arena in October 2003 with the launch of PLOS Biology, followed in October 2004 by PLOS Medicine. Today, it publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
A digital archive of life sciences journal literature managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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Journal Collection
The Royal Society publishes 9 high quality, peer reviewed journals covering the full breadth of the biological, physical and cross-disciplinary science. The Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions, launched in 1665, was the world’s first scientific journal. It established the fundamental principles of scientific priority and peer review, used throughout scientific publishing. ever since. Max Planck researchers have free access to historical journal archives. In addition, the Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors publishing in selected journals centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Reference Database • Journal Collection
ScienceOpen is a networking platform for scholars to enhance their research in the open, make an impact, and receive credit for it. The site provides advanced search and discovery functions, combined with post-publication peer review, recommendation, social sharing, and collection-building features. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for ScienceOpen Research and ScienceOpen Poster centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Journal Collection
SciPost is a complete scientific publication portal managed by and for scientists. It is purely online-based, and offers freely, openly, globally and perpetually accessible science (open access). Preprint handling and circulation occurs through the well-established arXiv; the rest of the publication process, from peer refereeing through publication all the way to post-publication commenting, is offered by SciPost. SciPost does not charge individual author fees, the Max Planck Society is a supporting partner of the project.