VU Journal Publishing Guide

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  • The VU Journal Publishing Guide shows you:

    1. The most important scientific journals in your field and their impact metrics.
    2. If the journal allows Open Access publishing.
    3. If the VU has an Open Access deal (APC discount) with the publisher.

    How to use this guide:

    1. If you know the title, and want information about open access or impact.
      1. Type part of the title in the search box, press search.
      2. Select the title of the journal to read more information on the open access possibilities and instructions to get a discount (if available) and impact.
    2. If you want to know what open access options are available in journals covering a certain topic, relevant to your research.
      1. Type a topic in the search box. The title field and keyword fields will be searched.
      2. You can sort the result by Impact factor (ISI and Scopus Citescore) and on title.
      3. Filter the results (see facets on the left of the screen) to show only open access journals, or journals with a VU Open Access deal (APC discount).
      4. Select the title of the journal to read more information on the open access options and instructions to get a waiver or discount (if available).

American Mineralogist

Walter de Gruyter


ISSN: 0003-004X (1945-3027)
Mineralogy - Geochemistry & Geophysics - Geophysics - Geochemistry and Petrology
Full APC costs for VU authors (no discount)

Green Open Access

Sherpa/Romeo info

Author cannot archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)
Author can (with restrictions) archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing) (12 months embargo)
Author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
  • On institutional repository
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • NIH authors may deposit a copy of the accepted manuscript in PubMed Central, as long as publisher copyright and source are acknowledged, along with DOI.
  • Publisher last contacted on 13/05/2016

More Sherpa/Romeo information

APC Discount

Researchers from UU will receive a 90% discount on the Article Processing Charges that need to be paid by a first or corresponding author to publish open access in this journal.

More information on this Walter de Gruyter deal.

This deal is valid until 2019-12-31.

More information on Open Access publishing

Last updated: 2019-01-14


Journal Citation Reports (2017)

Impact factor: 2.645
Q2 (Mineralogy (9/29))
Q2 (Geochemistry & Geophysics (33/85))

Scopus Journal Metrics (2017)

SJR: 1.440
SNIP: 1.059
Impact (Scopus CiteScore): 2.31
Quartile: Q1
CiteScore percentile: 76%
CiteScore rank: 25 out of 104
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