Here is a work-in-progress version of the criteria used to evaluate proposals from editorial boards or other constituencies willing to profit from Centre Mersenne’s services.
- Peer reviewed scientific research publications.
- LaTeX typesetting.
- Open access
– In the medium term (aka finite moving wall): mandatory
– Diamond open access (aka Gold without APCs): highly recommended.
- Institutional support.
- Transparency in editorial management, decision taking, etc. (recommended: adhering to EMS ethics Code of practice, COPE, or similar).
- Quality control policy.
Administration and maintenance of OJS instances are free of charge, as for dissemination of articles on the Mersenne platform.
A financial contribution will be required in order to cover running costs (such as article preparation and typesetting, editorial management).
1- The editorial team contacts Mersenne
2- The Mersenne scientific Committee assesses the scientific quality of the project, depending on above criterias
3- If the project is accepted, the editorial team chooses the desired services
4- Signature of a contract between Mersenne and the entity owning the publication