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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 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.

New book review editor 01 Jul 2016

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

Geographica Helvetica indexed in Scopus 26 May 2016

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

Geographica Helvetica awarded DOAJ Seal 04 Dec 2015

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.

Citable video publications for GH authors 29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal GH 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.

GH now member of COPE 22 May 2015

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

Website relaunch 13 May 2015

The GH website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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GH provides full-text XML 07 Jan 2015

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

GH goes open access 15 Dec 2014

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

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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

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

New data policy 04 Jun 2013

GH has just published its new data policy.

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