Embargo refers to a period of time defined by the publisher, calculated from the publishing time of the original publication, during which the author has no permission of publishing a self-archived open access copy of a publication
APC (article processing charge) refers to a fee often gathered to cover the costs of gold open access publishing, e.g. the costs of the peer-review process.
Pre-print refers to the work as it was when submitted to the publisher for peer-review, i.e. pre-peer-review version of the article.
Post-print (also final draft or author accepted manuscript) refers to the post-peer-review version of the work as it was before the publisher created the final layout for the work (logos, etc.)
Final published version (also publisher PDF) refers to the work in the form in which the publisher disseminates it.
The Aalto University open access principles became effective on 1 June 2014. The main principles are:
Also gold open access publications are deposited in the archive in a format permissible under the publication agreement.
Services that provide journal rankings
The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies' Publication Forum (Julkaisufoorumi in Finnish)
Thomson Reuters' Impact Factor listings in the Journal Citation Reports database (licensed product, Aalto IT username and password required)
Elsevier’s SCImago journal rankings
For more information about evaluating academic journals, see Choosing a journal to submit your work to. For more information about Aaltodoc and self-archiving, see Share your published work through open access
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openaccess.aalto.fi national website of open access publishing
RECODE (Policy RECommendations for Open Access to Research Data in Europe)
FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research)
SPARC Europe (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
European Commission background note on open access to publications and data in Horizon 2020