Elsevier Announces Launch of Open Access Journal: Operations Research Perspectives

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OXFORD, England, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of open access journal: Operations Research Perspectives.

Operations Research Perspectives is an exciting new open access journal in the field of operations research and management science. The journal is aimed at a wide audience, ranging from management scientists, industrial engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, practitioners and scientists working in the operations research field. Operations Research Perspectives will publish all kinds of material, from short communications and technical letters to full papers and case studies.

Editor-in-Chief Rubén Ruiz García of Universitat Politècnica València, Spain said, "The field of operations research is broad and in constant change and development. The availability of this open access journal from the world's leading publisher will have a tremendous impact on the discipline, allowing authors to reach a very wide audience almost instantly. I am greatly honoured to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the journal and am fully committed to high quality open access publishing."

Jessica Bibb, publisher for decision science journals at Elsevier, said, "We are excited to launch Operations Research Perspectives: a full open access journal, which will join Elsevier's leading operations research journal portfolio. The journal will focus on making fast decisions for authors, bringing together high quality papers from the field, which will be made available for all on ScienceDirect."

Operations Research Perspectives will publish its first four issues beginning 2014.

For more information or to submit an article, go to: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/operations-research-perspectives

About Open Access Publishing at Elsevier

Elsevier has been providing open access publishing options since 2005. Today, researchers can choose to publish open access in over 1,600 established peer-reviewed journals as well as 72 full open access journals and these numbers will continue to grow rapidly. All of Elsevier's open access publications have been peer reviewed, ensuring that the broader community not only reads the latest research but that it is factual, original and of the highest quality and ethical standards. For more information about Elsevier's open access program, visit http://www.elsevier.com/openaccess

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group PLC is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

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