# Journal publishing reform

From Polymath Wiki

## Contents

## Pledges, boycotts, and petitions

- Research Without Walls
- Open Access Pledge
- http://www-fourier.ujf-grenoble.fr/petitions/index.php?petition=3
- The Cost of Knowledge
- http://math.berkeley.edu/~kirby/journals.html

## Blog posts

- What might be done about high prices of journals?, IMU blog on mathematical journals, July 12 2011.
- Elsevier - my part in its downfall, Timothy Gowers, January 21, 2012.
- The cost of knowledge, Timothy Gowers, January 23 2012.

## Media

- Elsevier Published 6 Fake Journals, article in
*The Scientist*, May 2009. Summary: Elsevier was paid by unnamed pharmaceutical companies to publish six journals that looked like independent peer-reviewed medical journals, but which were not. - Reed Elsevier makes its final farewell to arms, article in
*The Guardian*, May 2008. Summary: Reed Elsevier was until 2009 organizing arms trade fairs. - One mathematician's stance against Elsevier, Reddit, January 22 2012.

## Other Information

- Reed Elsevier's 2009 report Elsevier reported a profit of 1.1 billion dollars on revenue of 3.2 billion dollars
- Journal subscription prices have increased far more rapidly than either inflation or spending on research

## Elsevier mathematics journals

This list is taken from here

- Acta Mathematica Scientia
- Advances in Applied Mathematics
- Advances in Engineering Software
- Advances in Mathematics
- Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré (C) Analyse Non Linéaire
- Annals of Pure & Applied Logic
- Annual Reviews in Control
- Applied & Computional Harmonic Analysis
- Applied Mathematical Modelling
- Applied Mathematics & Computation
- Applied Mathematics Letters
- Applied Numerical Mathematics
- Artificial Intelligence
- Automatica
- Biometric Technology Today
- Biosystems
- Bulletin des Sciences Mathématiques
- Chaos, Solitons & Fractals
- Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation
- Comptes Rendus Mathematique
- Computational Geometry
- Computational Statistics & Data Analysis
- Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
- Computers & Mathematics with Applications
- Control Engineering Practice
- Differential Geometry and its Applications
- Discrete Applied Mathematics
- Discrete Mathematics
- Discrete Optimization
- Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics
- Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science
- Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements
- Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence
- European Journal of Combinatorics
- European Journal of Operational Research
- Expositiones Mathematicae
- Finite Fields and their Applications
- Fuzzy Sets and Systems
- Historia Mathematica
- Indagationes Mathematicae
- Information Sciences
- International Journal of Forecasting
- International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics
- Journal de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées
- Journal of Algebra
- Journal of Algorithms
- Journal of Applied Logic
- Journal of Approximation Theory
- Journal of Combinatorial Theory, series A
- Journal of Combinatorial Theory, series B
- Journal of Complexity
- Journal of Computational & Applied Mathematics
- Journal of Computer and System Sciences
- Journal of Differential Equations
- Journal of Discrete Algorithms
- Journal of Econometrics
- Journal of Functional Analysis
- Journal of Geometry and Physics
- Journal of Mathematical Analysis & Applications
- Journal of Mathematical Economics
- Journal of Multivariate Analysis
- Journal of Number Theory
- Journal of Process Control
- Journal of Pure & Applied Algebra
- Journal of Statistical Planning & Inference
- Journal of the Franklin Institute
- Journal of the Korean Statistical Society
- Linear Algebra and its Applications
- Mathematical and Computer Modelling
- Mathematical Biosciences
- Mathematical Social Science
- Mathematics and Computers in Simulation
- Neural Networks
- Nonlinear Analysis
- Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems
- Nonlinear Analysis: Real world applications
- Operations Research Letters
- Pattern Recognition
- Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
- Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
- Simulation Modelling Practice & Theory
- Statistical Methodology
- Statistics and Probability Letters
- Stochastic Processes and their Applications
- Systems & Control Letters
- Topology
- Topology & its Applications