in silico Plants now listed on Directory of Open Access Journals

Listing in Directory of Open Access Journals verifies isP’s high level of openness and adherence to best practice and also increases your article’s discoverability.

in silico Plants in DOAJ.

in silico Plants is proud to announce that it is now listed on Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. The searchable directory includes over 14,500 journals.

Indexing in the DOAJ signals that in silico Plants meets these standards and best practices:

✔ Gold Open Access: The full text is available for free and Open Access without delay. This attribute ensures Plan S compliance.

✔ Rigorous quality control: isP has an Editorial Board and uses a single-blind peer review system

✔ Transparent: isP has a clear, concise and easy to navigate homepage with licensing and charges clearly stated.

✔ Accessible: isP is committed to ensuring that non-profit research institutions can publish Open Access even if they have limited means.

in silico Plants is delighted to gain the rare distinction of recognition by DOAJ as a trusted Open Access journal at such an early stage in the life of the journal” says Editor in Chief Steve Long. “Funders are increasingly requiring researchers to choose Open Access publishing because they require unrestricted access to research to accelerate innovation. Likewise, isP aims to accelerate innovation in multi-scale and multidisciplinary plant modelling. Equally, however, they expect these journals to be of quality, and DOAJ recognition provides that stamp of quality recognition”

Rachel Shekar

Rachel (she/her) is a Founding and Managing Editor of in silico Plants. She has a Master’s Degree in Plant Biology from the University of Illinois. She has over 15 years of academic journal editorial experience, including the founding of GCB Bioenergy and the management of Global Change Biology. Rachel has overseen the social media development that has been a major part of promotion of both journals.

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