In addition to the new program, review articles, tutorials, and most letters published in all SPIE journals have been made open access by SPIE without cost to either authors or readers. For its Journal of Biomedical Optics, SPIE deposits articles funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health with PubMed Central on the authors' behalf.
Posted on October 7, 2013 at 6:54pm
"As an educational society with the goal of disseminating knowledge as broadly as possible, SPIE is pleased to provide yet another way for more people to read about and use the latest research in optics and photonics," said Eric Pepper, SPIE Director of Publications.
Posted on September 24, 2013 at 2:01pm
“Should the authors themselves pay for open-access publication or should the readers continue to pay, as they have been doing for more than two centuries?” said Akhlesh Lakhtakia of Pennsylvania State University, and Editor of Journal of Nanophotonics. SPIE has confronted these and related issues, and decided in favor of a flexible approach. SPIE Journals utilize a hybrid publishing model, including both Open Access and paid papers. For authors, Open Access should lead to more awareness and…Continue
Posted on September 13, 2013 at 1:05pm