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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde

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New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

27 Dec 2016

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

23 Dec 2016

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

Fossil Record welcomes three new chief editors

16 Dec 2016

Christian Klug, Torsten Scheyer (both from the University of Zurich), and Johannes Müller (MfN) joined the editorial board.

Back volumes now distributed under the CC BY 3.0 licence

15 Sep 2016

Since Copernicus Publications took over the publication of Fossil Record in 2014, all articles were published with author's copyright and distributed under the CC BY 3.0 licence. Now, also the back volumes are distributed under this license.

Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

08 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

01 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

11 Jan 2016

Copernicus Publications and the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hanover, Germany have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

FR awarded DOAJ Seal

16 Dec 2015

Fossil Record (FR) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

Citable video publications for FR authors

29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal FR authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

01 Jul 2015

The Potsdam University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

Update data policy

29 Jun 2015

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

FR now member of COPE

22 May 2015

Fossil Record (FR) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch

07 May 2015

The FR website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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Fossil Record included in the DOAJ

07 May 2015

Fossil Record (FR) has been added to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

TU Delft and Copernicus Publications cooperate in supporting open access

22 Jan 2015

In order to further promote open access, the TU Delft Library has transferred a budget to Copernicus to be used by its scientists in 2015.

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Central billing of APCs for TUM authors

15 Dec 2014

Copernicus Publications and the University Library of the Technical University Munich (TUM) have agreed on central billing of article processing charges.

FR provides full-text XML

24 Nov 2014

Fossil Record (FR) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on. 

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