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Mechanical Sciences An open-access journal for theoretical and applied mechanics
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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

24 Aug 2017 New institutional agreement between the PIK and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 23 August 2017. The agreement which is valid for the first author enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the PIK and the publisher.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

15 Jun 2017 New Journal Impact Factors released

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

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06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

27 Dec 2016 New institutional agreement between the TU Darmstadt and Copernicus Publications

Authors from the Technical University Darmstadt will profit from a new institutional agreement with Copernicus Publications starting 1 January 2017. The agreement which is valid for corresponding authors enables a direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the university and the publisher.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

23 Dec 2016 Max Planck institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 January 2017 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Max Planck Digital Library and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for MS authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

01 Sep 2016 Institutional agreement for MS authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

11 Jan 2016 Institutional agreement for MS authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Copernicus Publications and the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hanover, Germany have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

11 Jan 2016 Institutional agreement for MS authors affiliated with the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Copernicus Publications and the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hanover, Germany have signed an agreement on central billing of article processing charges.

16 Dec 2015 MS awarded DOAJ Seal

Mechanical Sciences (MS) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

16 Dec 2015 MS awarded DOAJ Seal

Mechanical Sciences (MS) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for MS authors

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal MS authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for MS authors

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal MS authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

01 Jul 2015 Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

The Potsdam University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

01 Jul 2015 Direct settlement of APCs for scientists from the University of Potsdam

The Potsdam University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

19 Jun 2015 First Impact Factor for MS

Thomson Reuters has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®. We are delighted to announce that Mechanical Sciences (MS) has received its first Impact Factor. Congratulations!

19 Jun 2015 First Impact Factor for MS

Thomson Reuters has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®. We are delighted to announce that Mechanical Sciences (MS) has received its first Impact Factor. Congratulations!

22 May 2015 MS now member of COPE

Mechanical Sciences (MS) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

22 May 2015 MS now member of COPE

Mechanical Sciences (MS) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

18 May 2015 MS introduces article processing charges

Mechanical Sciences (MS) introduces article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) to cover the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication and long term archiving. APCs are valid for any manuscripts submitted from 01 June 2015.

18 May 2015 MS introduces article processing charges

Mechanical Sciences (MS) introduces article processing charges (APCs) to be paid by the authors (or their institution) to cover the costs of the review process, typesetting, web publication and long term archiving. APCs are valid for any manuscripts submitted from 01 June 2015.

18 May 2015 Website relaunch

The MS website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

18 May 2015 Website relaunch

The MS website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

25 Nov 2014 MS provides full-text XML

Mechanical Sciences (MS) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

25 Nov 2014 MS provides full-text XML

Mechanical Sciences (MS) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

10 Jul 2014 MS indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded

MS Chief and Executive Editors are delighted to announce that Thomson Reuters will be including MS in their Web of Science/ISI listings.

10 Jul 2014 MS indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded

MS Chief and Executive Editors are delighted to announce that Thomson Reuters will be including MS in their Web of Science/ISI listings.

13 Jan 2014 Mechanical Sciences indexed in Scopus

Scopus has completed their evaluation of Mechanical Sciences (MS) and announced that they will include it in their database.

13 Jan 2014 Mechanical Sciences indexed in Scopus

Scopus has completed their evaluation of Mechanical Sciences (MS) and announced that they will include it in their database.

06 Jan 2014 Call-for-Papers for the 14th IFToMM World Congress on MMS

The 14th IFToMM World Congress on Mechanism and Machine Science will take place in the city of Taipei, Taiwan, 25-30 October 2015. Papers are welcome on the general areas of the theory and practice of machines and mechanisms.

06 Jan 2014 Call-for-Papers for the 14th IFToMM World Congress on MMS

The 14th IFToMM World Congress on Mechanism and Machine Science will take place in the city of Taipei, Taiwan, 25-30 October 2015. Papers are welcome on the general areas of the theory and practice of machines and mechanisms.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

MS has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

MS has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

MS has just published its new data policy.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

MS has just published its new data policy.

11 Apr 2012 New Special Issue: "Mechanics of cells, tissues and biomaterials"

This special issue will focus on the role of mechanics in the life of cells and tissues and their interactions with biomaterials. More details:

11 Apr 2012 New Special Issue: "Mechanics of cells, tissues and biomaterials"

This special issue will focus on the role of mechanics in the life of cells and tissues and their interactions with biomaterials. More details:

11 Apr 2012 New Special Issue "Recent advances and current trends in numerical multibody dynamics"

This special issue is intended to provide a panoramic overview of recent advances and current trends in numerical multibody system (MBS) dynamics. More details:

11 Apr 2012 New Special Issue "Recent advances and current trends in numerical multibody dynamics"

This special issue is intended to provide a panoramic overview of recent advances and current trends in numerical multibody system (MBS) dynamics. More details:

14 Feb 2012 NWO incentive grant awarded to MS

The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) granted the "Incentive Fund Open Access Journals" award to Mechanical Sciences (MS).

14 Feb 2012 NWO incentive grant awarded to MS

The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) granted the "Incentive Fund Open Access Journals" award to Mechanical Sciences (MS).

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