American Astronomical Society journals go open access

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American Astronomical Society journals go open access

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is making its journals fully open access starting January 1, 2022. The AAS shares, “Under this change, all articles in the AAS journal portfolio will be immediately open to everyone. for free reading. Journals moving to OA are the Astronomical Diary, The Astrophysical Journal, Letters from the Astrophysical Journaland The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. The Journal of Planetary Sciencethe latest AAS release, is already fully OA.

AAS adds, “The transition to AO will allow everyone to access this high-quality, reliable research, and it will provide scientists with low-cost, all-OA options for publishing their research in astronomy and related disciplines. The new publication policy aligns with the Society’s ongoing efforts to center diversity, equity and inclusion in its work within the astronomy community.

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