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About Nature Research

  • Who we are, what we do and how we support researchers to curate and communicate their most significant scientific advances.

  • Information about Nature Research commitment to diversity and inclusion in its editorial and publishing activities.

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Open access at Nature Research

  • An overview of open access and the different options to make your research outputs openly accessible.

  • Nature Research's open access journals include Nature Communications and Scientific Reports. Download a list of all Springer Nature's fully open access titles to learn more, including APC and licence information.

  • Nature Research launched the Nature Partner Journals in 2014, collaborating with preeminent scientists and global partners to publish high-quality open access research. Our portfolio of journals now spans the full gamut of research, from engineering to policy implementation, from fundamental physics to the clinic.

  • Learn about Nature Research's policies on open access licensing, complying with funders, and more.

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  • Published authors in any Nature Research journal can order reprints of their article for distribution to their peers and colleagues. Author reprints are offered in quantities ranging up to 300 copies. Authors can order reprints in print or as an E-Print (encrypted PDF), and can place an order either before or after publication of their paper.

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