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Journals and the arXiv

Over the past decade, a number of mathematical journals experimented with becoming “arXiv overlay journals”. This meant, essentially, that the final versions of all their articles would be available on the arXiv, and indeed that their online editions would simply be a list of links to arXiv hosted papers. 524 more words

The ArXiv

Help proofread free textbooks for South African children

I don’t know much about this cause, having just learned about it from Tom Leinster today, but it sounds like a good one and it’s important to get the word out fast. 116 more words

Blog Triumphalism

New Journal: Quantum Topology

The European Math Society Publishing House (a non-profit publishing company which also publishes the Journal of the EMS, CMH, and half a dozen other journals) just announced a new journal: … 45 more words



I’m curious: how do you decide where to submit your papers?

I’m perfectly willing to admit, my algorithm is roughly as follows:

  1. Try to get my coauthors to decide instead of me.
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Evil Journals

The "Wikipedia first" policy?

Huh. Apparently at least one journal out there has decided they won’t consider submissions unless there is the authors write a Wikipedia article too. I doubt that this is a satisfactory policy for math journals, but it’s good to see the desire for openness seeping in. 51 more words

Good Journals