An op-ed, short for “opposite the editorial page” or as a backronym the “opinions and editorials page”, is a written prose piece typically published by a newspaper or magazine which expresses the opinion of an author usually not affiliated with the publication’s editorial board.

What is an op ed letter?

An op-ed, short for “opposite the editorial page” or as a backronym the “opinions and editorials page”, is a written prose piece typically published by a newspaper or magazine which expresses the opinion of an author usually not affiliated with the publication’s editorial board.

Is it free to publish in nature?

Nature journals have no page charges, though the publishers ask for a contribution to costs of colour figure reproduction in primary research articles. For figures in which the use of colour is essential, the editors will waive this charge upon request if an author is unable to pay it.

Do you have to pay to publish in nature?

Nature Communications is an open access journal. To publish in Nature Communications, authors are required to pay an article processing charge (APC).

What is considered a good impact factor?

In most fields, the impact factor of 10 or greater is considered an excellent score while 3 is flagged as good and the average score is less than 1. This is a rule of thumb. However, the wild card to pay attention to is that impact factor and comparing journals are most effective in the same discipline.

How do you get published on Wired magazine?

Send pitches with complete drafts to opinion@wired.com. Include the phrase “Op-Ed Pitch” in the subject line of your email message, along with a sentence that sums up your thesis or idea. Tell us about yourself and your relevant experience.

How can I publish in nature?

At submission. The criteria for publication of scientific papers (Articles) in Nature are that they: report original scientific research (the main results and conclusions must not have been published or submitted elsewhere) are of outstanding scientific importance.

How prestigious is PNAS?

It is ranked third in Bioscience and fourth in Medicine. PNAS is ranked third in Geosciences and Astronomy. It is ranked 5 in Physics, 6 in Chemistry, and 7 in Bioscience and Medicine.