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05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

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.

04 Jul 2017 Update of publication policy

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.

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

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

29 Jun 2017 Revision of editors', referees', and authors' obligations

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

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

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

06 Jun 2017 New licence & copyright agreement

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

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

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 "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

06 Jun 2017 New display and citation guidelines for DOIs

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 "https://doi.org/10.5194/abcd".

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

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.

19 May 2017 International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSN) now includable in article assets

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.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

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.

08 Sep 2016 Geographical distribution of views now available in journal ALMs

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.

01 Jul 2016 New book review editor

As Francisco Klauser is stepping down, Olivier Graefe takes on the responsibilities as new book review editor of Geographica Helvetica (GH).

01 Jul 2016 New book review editor

As Francisco Klauser is stepping down, Olivier Graefe takes on the responsibilities as new book review editor of Geographica Helvetica (GH).

26 May 2016 Geographica Helvetica indexed in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that Scopus has completed its evaluation of GH and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

26 May 2016 Geographica Helvetica indexed in Scopus

We are pleased to announce that Scopus has completed its evaluation of GH and announced that it will include the journal in its database.

04 Dec 2015 Geographica Helvetica awarded DOAJ Seal

GH has been accepted into the Directory of Open Acces Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

04 Dec 2015 Geographica Helvetica awarded DOAJ Seal

GH has been accepted into the Directory of Open Acces Journals (DOAJ) and has received the DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

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29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for GH authors

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

29 Oct 2015 Citable video publications for GH authors

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

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

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

29 Jun 2015 Update data policy

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

22 May 2015 GH now member of COPE

Geographica Helvetica (GH) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

22 May 2015 GH now member of COPE

Geographica Helvetica (GH) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

13 May 2015 Website relaunch

The GH website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

13 May 2015 Website relaunch

The GH website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
Further details:

07 Jan 2015 GH provides full-text XML

Geographica Helvetica (GH) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

07 Jan 2015 GH provides full-text XML

Geographica Helvetica (GH) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

15 Dec 2014 GH goes open access

Geographica Helvetica (GH) will become an open-access journal as of 01 January 2015.

15 Dec 2014 GH goes open access

Geographica Helvetica (GH) will become an open-access journal as of 01 January 2015.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

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.

29 Oct 2013 Article level metrics available

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.

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

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

13 Aug 2013 Publication ethics

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

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

GH has just published its new data policy.

04 Jun 2013 New data policy

GH has just published its new data policy.

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