Beginning January 1, 2021, The Electrochemical Society journals will accept submission of graphical abstracts for inclusion in the online publication of papers. The goal is to facilitate browsing within the tables of contents and to encourage interdisciplinary research among the topical interest areas.

Submitted graphics should present an easy-to-comprehend synopsis of the work reported in the paper, allowing readers to easily identify papers relevant to their particular research interests, without providing the specific results or any conclusions reached. Ideally, the image should be a single snapshot of the research presented which allows an expert in the field to understand the significance of the work while simultaneously encouraging the non-expert to read the paper. (more…)

In the age of Open Access, web browsers have become the search option of first choice for most researchers. Chrome, Explorer, and Bing can reach out across the whole of the internet in response to a query and pull in more results than would be found in any one online repository.

Similarly, the search features available on hosting platforms are becoming simpler and more streamlined. This reflects the growing number of journals being hosted across single platforms in order to enhance search functionality across multiple titles. Therefore, those searching for specific content must tailor their search parameters to the way the function works. (more…)

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