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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde
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14 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the FR website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading FR articles.

14 Dec 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the FR website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading FR articles.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

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.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

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.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

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.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

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.

16 Dec 2016 Fossil Record welcomes three new chief editors

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

16 Dec 2016 Fossil Record welcomes three new chief editors

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

15 Sep 2016 Back volumes now distributed under the CC BY 3.0 licence

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.

15 Sep 2016 Back volumes now distributed under the CC BY 3.0 licence

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.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

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.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

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.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

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.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

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.

11 Jan 2016 Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

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

11 Jan 2016 Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

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

16 Dec 2015 FR awarded DOAJ Seal

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

16 Dec 2015 FR awarded DOAJ Seal

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

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for FR authors

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

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for FR authors

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

01 Jul 2015 Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

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

01 Jul 2015 Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

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

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

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

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

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

22 May 2015 FR now member of COPE

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

22 May 2015 FR now member of COPE

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

07 May 2015 Website relaunch

The FR website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

07 May 2015 Website relaunch

The FR website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

07 May 2015 Fossil Record included in the DOAJ

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

07 May 2015 Fossil Record included in the DOAJ

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

22 Jan 2015 TU Delft and Copernicus Publications cooperate in supporting open access

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.

22 Jan 2015 TU Delft and Copernicus Publications cooperate in supporting open access

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.

15 Dec 2014 Central billing of APCs for TUM authors

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

15 Dec 2014 Central billing of APCs for TUM authors

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

24 Nov 2014 FR provides full-text XML

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

24 Nov 2014 FR provides full-text XML

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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