Nature Communications becomes open-access journal

The Nature Publishing Group has announced that it will be publishing Nature Communications as an open access journal in future.

All articles submitted from 20 October 2014 will be published under an open-access model. The publication costs for authors will amount to USD 5,200. You can find more information in the press release (external link) and in the FAQs (external link) provided by the publishing house.

Nature Communications (external link) is one of the most well-known, multidisciplinary journals with an impact factor of 10.742.