The Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS)

Publié le 12 juillet 2017, par Thérèse Hameau

About

The Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) is a developer friendly journal for research software packages.

What exactly do you mean by ’journal’

The Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) is an academic journal with a formal peer review process that is designed to improve the quality of the software submitted. Upon acceptance into JOSS, a CrossRef DOI is minted and we list your paper on the JOSS website.

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Business model

The Journal of Open Source Software is an open access journal committed to running at minimal costs, with zero publication fees (article processing charges) or subscription fees. With volunteer effort from our editorial board, community reviewers, donations and minimal infrastructure costs we believe JOSS can remain a free community service.

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Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) : design and first-year review | juillet 2017
This article describes the motivation, design, and progress of the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS). JOSS is a free and open-access journal that publishes articles describing research software. It has the dual goals of improving the quality of the software submitted and providing a mechanism for research software developers to receive credit. While designed to work within the current merit system of science, JOSS addresses the dearth of rewards for key contributions to science made in the form of software...


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