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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

A society OA journal rises to the top of its impact category

Optics Express, an OA journal from the Optical Society of America, was the most cited journal in the field of optics in 2006.

CommentOptics Express is notable in several respects.  It's not only the most cited journal in its field, and an OA journal from a society publisher, but it's one of the first OA journals to show a profit or surplus.  Remember OE when someone argues that OA will harm society publishers.