General rules[edit | edit source]

In general FAST supports journals that provide:

  • Open access publication - ideally platinum OA (free to write and read)
  • Are the closest to our particular study (e.g. we cite a lot in it)
  • Journals that foster rapid review
  • Publishing in higher impact factor journals for students pursuing academia
  • For a list of platinum OA journals see appendix here

Western Provides APC waivers[edit | edit source]

The full list for Western is here: The most common useful publishers with 100% APC waivers include:

  • Cambridge U Press - currently publish more than 380 peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.
  • IOP - mainly physics
  • Public Library of Science - PLOS one, Water, Sustainability, Med
  • Sage - most everything

Dr. Pearce's Editorships[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

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