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History of Geo- and Space Sciences An open-access journal

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Update of publication policy

04 Jul 2017

The updated publication policy now is extended by the journal's open access statement, its archiving and indexing scheme, and explicit policies on corrections and retractions.

Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

29 Jun 2017

The general obligations for editors, referees, and authors have been revised to give advice for the appropriate handling of literature suggestions.

New Journal Impact Factors released

15 Jun 2017

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®.

New licence & copyright agreement

06 Jun 2017

From 6 June onwards, all newly submitted articles, if accepted for publication, will be distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

06 Jun 2017

To make it as easy as possible for users without technical knowledge to cut and paste or click to share DOIs, CrossRef has changed the display and citation guidelines for DOIs from "doi:10.5194/abcd" to "".

International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

19 May 2017

Since early 2016, Copernicus Publications has been enabling authors to connect their articles with underlying or related material such as research data, model code, or scientific videos. To enhance reproducibility it is now also possible to include International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs) as assets.

Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

08 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications has extended the article level metrics (ALMs) by showing the geographical distribution of views. This information is available for articles published after 3 August 2016.

Citable video publications for HGSS authors

29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal HGSS authors can now add short, citable video abstracts and video supplements to their articles.

Update data policy

29 Jun 2015

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

HGSS awarded DOAJ Seal

25 Jun 2015

History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

New Journal Impact Factors released

19 Jun 2015

Thomson Reuters has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®. We are delighted to announce that the Impact Factor for History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) has risen in 2014. Congratulations!

HGSS now member of COPE

29 May 2015

History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch

29 May 2015

The HGSS website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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HGSS provides full-text XML

20 Nov 2014

History of Geo- and Space Sciences (HGSS) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on. 

HGSS indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded

18 Mar 2014

Thomson Reuters has announced that they will include Earth System Dynamics (ESD) in their Web of Science/ISI listings.

New translation of a famous paper by Gauss

05 Feb 2014

Karl-Heinz Glassmeier and Bruce Tsurutani present a new translation of Carl Friedrich Gauss' famous article "Allgemeine Theorie des Erdmagnetismus" ("General Theory of Terrestrial Magnetism").

Article level metrics available

29 Oct 2013

Article level metrics (ALMs) comprise a set of easy-to-understand real-time impact indicators that track how an article is read, discussed, or cited.

Publication ethics

13 Aug 2013

HGSS has implemented publication ethics in order to guarantee high scientific and ethical standards.

New data policy

04 Jun 2013

HGSS has just published its new data policy.

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