Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS): design and first-year review

Article, Preprint English OPEN
Smith, Arfon M..; Niemeyer, Kyle E..; Katz, Daniel S..; Barba, Lorena A..; Githinji, George.; Gymrek, Melissa.; Huff, Kathryn D..; Madan, Christopher R..; Mayes, Abigail C..; Moerman, Kevin M..; Prins, Pjotr.; Ram, Karthik.; Rokem, Ariel.; Teal, Tracy K..; Valls Guimera, Roman.; Vanderplas, Jacob T..;
(2017)
  • Publisher: PeerJ
  • Journal: PeerJ Computer Science (issn: 2376-5992)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7717/peerj-cs.147
  • Subject: Research software | Software citation | Open-source software | Scholarly publishing | Electronic computers. Computer science | Computer Science - Digital Libraries | Code review | Computer Science - Software Engineering | Research software, Code review, Computational research, Software citation, Open-source software, Scholarly publishing | QA75.5-76.95 | Computational research

This article describes the motivation, design, and progress of the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS). JOSS is a free and open-access journal that publishes articles describing research software. It has the dual goals of improving the quality of the software submitt... View more