ResearchGate and Optica Publishing Group announce new Journal Home partnership

ResearchGate, the professional network forresearchers, and Optica Publishing Group, the largest publisher of peer-reviewed optics andphotonics content, are pleased to announce that all Optica PublishingGroup’s wholly owned subscription and open access journalsare now available through ResearchGate’s innovative Journal Home offering.

As part of this partnership, the Version ofRecord of all new published articles from these journals will be made availableimmediately on the ResearchGate platform as well as close to 105,000 additionalpublished articles dating back to 2012. The journals will also benefit fromenhanced visibility through dedicated journal profiles on ResearchGate andprominent journal branding on associated article pages as well as all otherrelevant touchpoints with ResearchGate’s 25m+ active researchers. 

Authors will alsobenefit from their research in these journals being automatically added totheir profiles on ResearchGate, providing valuable insights into whois reading and citing their work. JournalHome’s unique network insights further help authors andjournal editors to better understand how researchersare connected to a journal. Connected editors and authors arediscoverable through the journals’ profiles, providinga new and unique way to connect with thejournal community.

“We are pleased to be offering this newservice to our authors through our partnership with ResearchGate,” saidElizabeth Nolan, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Publishing Officer. “Journal Home not only helps us to bettersupport our authors, but it also provides us with another avenue for making ouroptics and photonics research as widely accessible as possible. We look forwardto seeing the results of this new initiative.”

“Optica’sresearch is already the highest cited in optics and photonics, and we areexcited to see them now extend their reach and visibility through ResearchGate,”said Sören Hofmayer, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at ResearchGate. “Journal Home will provide Optica with anexcellent way to support their authors, while also providing them with greaterinsights about their community of readers globally.”  

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