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New Journal Impact Factors released 27 Jun 2018

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

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.

WE has received its first Impact Factor 15 Jun 2017

Clarivate Analytics has published the latest Journal Citation Reports®. WE's first Impact Factor is 0.941. Congratulations!

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 "".

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.

Acknowledgement of WE reviewers 15 Dec 2015

We would like to thank all of our reviewers for their thorough help and support in 2015. Web Ecology publications would not be possible without their assistance.

Citable video publications for WE authors 29 Oct 2015

In cooperation with the TIB|AV-Portal WE 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.

Archive Open/Close Archive

WE awarded DOAJ Seal 25 Jun 2015

Web Ecology (WE) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

WE now member of COPE 05 Jun 2015

Web Ecology (WE) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

Website relaunch 05 Jun 2015

The WE website has been given a new look, and the navigation has been adjusted.
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WE provides full-text XML 24 Nov 2014

Web Ecology (WE) has started an XML-first workflow and will provide all new articles in full-text XML from now on.

New opinion paper by E.-D. Schulze published in Web Ecology 17 Mar 2014

The new article by Prof. Dr. E.-D. Schulze, recent winner of the Haeckel Prize of the European Ecological Federation on forest management and biodiversity, has been published in Web Ecology.

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

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

New data policy 04 Jun 2013

WE has just published its new data policy.

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