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Re: ZooKeys - A New Open Access Journal in Systematic Zoology

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  • Dan Kjar
    Thanks Matt, that looks fantastic. I am so glad to see another open access journal! ... a new ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 18, 2008
      Thanks Matt, that looks fantastic. I am so glad to see another open
      access journal!

      --- In beemonitoring@yahoogroups.com, "Matthew Sarver" <mjsarver@...>
      > An interesting new open-access journal, with content linked to ZooBank,
      > GBIF, and others as described below. The current content includes
      a new
      > record of Megachile sculpturalis from Kansas.
      > Enjoy!
      > Matt
      > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      > From: Pensoft Publishers <bookeast@...>
      > Date: Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 2:14 AM
      > Subject: Pensoft launched ZooKeys - A New Open Access Journal in
      > Systematic Zoology
      > Dear Authors, Readers, Customers, Partners and Friends of Pensoft,
      > we are very pleased to announce launching of ZooKeys - a peer-reviewed,
      > open-access, rapidly produced and disseminated journal (online and
      > print). You may wish to look at the journal's website and first issue at
      > www.pensoftonline.net/zookeys.
      > Editor-in-Chief is Terry Erwin (Smithsonian Institution). Our respectful
      > editorial team of zoologists from world's leading biodiversity
      > institutions may be seen at
      > http://pensoftonline.net/zookeys/index.php/journal/about/editorialTeam
      > The journal is based on modern technology for online submission,
      > manuscript flow control and publishing. Following the philosophy of the
      > new journal and opinions of several of our Board members, we intend to
      > link ZooKeys to initiatives like ZooBank, EoL, GBIF and others. Even
      > now, all new descriptions and related authorities published in ZooKeys
      > are ZooBank registered. ZooKeys is already a CrossRef member, it will be
      > listed in Zoological Record, and applications for ISI-listing (impact
      > factor) and MEDLINE (PubMed) are in progress. All new species are
      > submitted to Encyclopedia of Life on the day of publication! DOI numbers
      > and ZooBank registrations are mandatory.
      > The interest to the journal during the first month of existence is
      > enormous and number of visits are counted in thousands on some days.
      > Author Guidelines may be found at
      > http://pensoftonline.net/zookeys/index.php/journal/about/submissions or
      > downloaded as PDF-file at
      > http://pensoftonline.net/ZooKeys-author-guidelines.pdf
      > ZooKeys adheres strictly to the principles of open access which means
      > that anyone can freely read and copy all content published in ZooKeys
      > provided that the original source and author(s) are credited. At the
      > same time, the journal is published as a high-quality, full-color,
      > printed version, which can be ordered for more than modest prices (full
      > details at
      > For the printed version, we offer to Librarians a special maximum
      > flat-rate subscription per year. Order information and subscription
      > policy may be viewed at
      > http://pensoftonline.net/ZooKeys-order-information.pdf
      > Please, do not hesitate to ask for a free sample copy to be sent to any
      > Library which may be interested in ZooKeys.
      > ZooKeys will be presented at several international meetings this year.
      > We shall be glad to discuss any publication idea you might have in your
      > plans at our book stands at the International Congress of Zoology, Paris
      > (26-29th of August), EUREKO Meeting, Leipzig (15-19th of September),
      > Paris Insect Fair (27-28th of September), Prague Insect Fair (4-5th of
      > October), Middle East Biodiversity Symposium, Amman (20-23rd of October)
      > and 54th Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Reno (16-19th
      > of November).
      > We are looking forward to cooperate with you in this exciting publishing
      > venture!
      > With kindest regards,
      > Lyubomir Penev
      > ZooKeys Managing Editor
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