Oncotarget Transforms into a Twice-Weekly Publication
Oncotarget, with being free and open being its core values, serves the scientific community as a multidisciplinary traditional journal. One way that makes Oncotarget extremely different is that it facilitates free access to its users.
This is greatly achieved by publishing papers online.
Oncotarget’s stated objective is “to ensure that scientific results are widely available” with the ultimate goal of having the results and the study reviewed. Check the journal at SCImago Journal & Country Rank.
Their adjacent goal is to use the journal and its published papers to fight disease effectively.
By abiding closely to its free and open principles and its methodology that is congruent with their goals, Oncotarget is able to collaborate with recognized scientific indexes.
The journal also archives to democratize access to every researcher to further to understand the study that was conducted.
Oncotarget’s initial focus was oncology but thanks to its “open-sourced” nature that this journal has cover various topics beyond its initial precision.
Some of added focus for Oncotarget are shared on pathology, microbiology, pathology, and chromosomes.
Oncotarget, active since 2010, is currently the world’s largest oncology peer-reviewed research publication.
Increasing The Journal’s Frequency
Currently, Oncotarget has decided to increase the frequency of its publication.
This means that the journal will become a twice-weekly publication. This allows for the reader and its consumers to receive new issues biweekly on Tuesday and on Friday.
The stated goal behind Oncotarget doesn’t want any gaps or delays in the releases of their publications. Visit Oncotarget’s profile page at facebook.com
Launching Their Series of Podcasts
Oncotarget will be releasing several podcasts, too.
This, coupled with the increase of the frequency of their publication.
The goal of the podcasts from Oncotarget is to allow scientists (and the scientifically-minded) to uncover new discoveries that have been uncovered through Oncotarget.
“Our mission has always been to make exceptional discoveries rapidly and widely available, eliminate borders between specialties by linking different fields of biomedical science and foster applications of basic and clinical science, stated Oncotarget’s editor-in-chief.
The podcast serves as an another avenue to allow people to discover new developments in the scientific community.
The podcast series will be available on Stitcher, Blubrry, and Soundcloud.
Strictly Free and Open Access
Oncotarget’s main mission is to ensure that the podcast is about to move closer and staying true to its true mission, being strictly free and open access.
Learn more: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/1558/
— Oncotarget (@OncotargetJrnl) December 12, 2017