For the past year, we have been trialling the publication of research articles as Accepted Manuscripts*.
To date, more than 650 authors in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry have chosen to publish the unedited and unformatted version of their article as an Accepted Manuscript – meaning their research was made available, in citable form, to the community even more rapidly.
“Publishing our research with OBC Accepted Manuscripts was easy and efficient. Importantly our work was quickly made available to the scientific community” – Professor Margaret Brimble, University of Auckland, NZ
“By publishing the results as Accepted Manuscripts, I can have my results visible to scientists in the field as soon as possible.” Professor Shuli You, Chinese Academy of Sciences
From 7th September 2011, any author who submits an article to one of these journals will be given the option of publishing their research as an Accepted Manuscript.
*An Accepted Manuscript is an unedited and unformatted version of an article that is published shortly after acceptance. It is available as a downloadable pdf file. It is then replaced by the fully edited and formatted Advance Article. More details …