Nature Journal Articles Are Now Free

December 2nd, 2014

MacMillan Publishing, the publisher of Nature, one of the world’s most respected scientific journals, announced today: “All research papers from Nature will be made free to read in a proprietary screen-view format that can be annotated but not copied, printed or downloaded.” via “ReadCube, a software platform similar to Apple’s iTunes”. The content-sharing policy will also apply to 48 other journals in Macmillan’s Nature Publishing Group (NPG) division,