Resolving the publishing bottleneck for biodiversity

Science is a combination of gathering facts and making theories; neither can progress on its own. In the history of science, the laborious accumulation of facts is the dominant mode, not a novelty.

Peter Norvig

  • Making “small” data big

    • No lower/upper limit of manuscript size
    • Publish all kinds of biodiversity related data
    • Reduced page charges affordable by all
  • More than just data journal!

    • Integrated text and data publishing
    • Completely online revisions and editing
    • Community ownership of data
  • Community peer-review

    • 7 weeks from submission to decision
    • 3 days from acceptance to publication
    • Public peer-review on author’s choice
Free of charge in launch phase