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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 2.000 IF 2.000
  • IF 5-year<br/> value: 1.549 IF 5-year
    1.549
  • SNIP value: 0.954 SNIP 0.954
  • IPP value: 1.519 IPP 1.519
  • SJR value: 0.820 SJR 0.820
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Chief editors:
Christian
Klug
,
Johannes
Müller
,
Torsten
Scheyer
&
Florian
Witzmann

Fossil Record (FR) is the palaeontological journal of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. This journal was founded in 1998 under the name Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Geowissenschaftliche Reihe and appears with two issues each year. Fossil Record publishes original papers in all areas of palaeontology including the taxonomy and systematics of fossil organisms, biostratigraphy, palaeoecology, and evolution. All taxonomic groups are treated, including invertebrates, microfossils, plants, and vertebrates.

News

Back volumes now distributed under the CC BY 3.0 licence

15 Sep 2016

Since Copernicus Publications took over the publication of Fossil Record in 2014, all articles were published with author's copyright and distributed under the CC BY 3.0 licence. Now, also the back volumes are distributed under this license.

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.

Institutional agreement for FR authors affiliated with the Leibniz Association

01 Sep 2016

Copernicus Publications and the Leibniz Association have agreed on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors. So far three Leibniz institutes are participating in this agreement.

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