(New York / Heidelberg, 15 October 2013) Springer is expanding its activities in South Korea by signing new agreements with the renowned Korea Nano Technology Research Society (KoNTRS) for a new open access journal and KAIST Press for a new book series.
Starting in January 2014, Springer and the Korea Nano Technology Research Society will partner to publish the new open access journal Nano Convergence. International and interdisciplinary in scope, the peer-reviewed journal will offer express review and publication as well as open access, enabling all research results to be freely read online. Nano Convergence will include papers on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology, covering basic nanoscience as well as applications of nanotechnology and their converging technological areas.
Springer is also expanding its book portfolio in Korea. Under the title KAIST Research Series, Springer and KAIST Press will co-publish about ten books a year from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea’s first graduate school specializing in science and engineering education and research. The first books will be available in 2014.
The announcement is here.