ScienceOpen is the new hosting platform for Pluto Journals

ScienceOpen is the new hosting platform for Pluto Journals

We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with Pluto Journals to host their 21 academic journals on the ScienceOpen platform. We have provided open access hosting services for all journals, and each journal has access to ScienceOpen’s peer review and manuscript submission management systems.

About Pluto Journals

Pluto Journals was launched in 2009, as an independent and international journal publisher in the field of the social sciences. They produce world class journals that are at the cutting edge of humanities research today. They pride themselves on producing world class journals that are at the cutting edge of humanities research today. Their journals include the fields of politics, current affairs, international studies, law, political economy, and Arab and Islamic studies.

ScienceOpen aims to open up the context around this portfolio of important multidisciplinary journals to provide the best possible discoverability for Pluto Journals. We are confident that our technological infrastructure and know-how will support them in getting the most out of their commitment to open access.

Stephanie Dawson, CEO of ScienceOpen

Explore Pluto Journals

All Pluto Journals can be explored by going to the Pluto Journals Super Collection. Or, explore directly the subjects of most interest to you by browsing the entire journal list below:

Become a member of Pluto Journals and support Open Access

The Pluto Journals Membership programme is about to take off! As all Pluto Journals transitioned to Open Access, Pluto Journals decided to create a membership programme which brings together individuals’ passion about research, activism, and policy to build communities around the journals to affect change. Five of the Journals took up the programme immediately with enthusiasm, namely the Journals with a clear focus on Fair TradeDisability and Social Justice, Cuban Studies, Arab Studies and Political Economy. The five membership Journals are aiming to raise funds to develop their important work on the topics of sustainability and equality, through webinars, scholarships, annual conferences and much more. If you would be interested in supporting Pluto Journals and receiving the benefits of their membership programme, go here.

Pluto Journals is delighted to welcome ScienceOpen as our host to the world of knowledge. A small independent publisher like Pluto Journals needs a powerful host to reach across to the world’s academic libraries and intellectual community. ScienceOpen has the technology and infrastructure that can provide us with the discoverability that is vital in a world crowded with information. Stephanie and her team are a delight to work with and we look forward to a long future together.

Roger van Zwanenberg, Managing Director, Pluto Journals.

The addition of Pluto’s 21 Journals adds substantially to the platform’s nearly 700 Collections and 74 million records of scientific articles, books, conference proceedings, posters, and peer reviews. ScienceOpen provides space and services to Pluto and many others to promote their content – from open access hosting solutions to enriched metadata and promotional packages to custom-tailored publishing environments. We are excited to work with publishers like Pluto Journals to help them increase the dissemination of their scholarly journals.

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