Is there any magazine (or some other such place) where university students can publish a GIS/Geo related article freely (in English or French)?

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    this link provides a list of open access geo related journals oajse.com/subjects/geography.html – geogeek Dec 24 '13 at 21:18
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    See digital-geography.com maybe – ThomasG77 Dec 25 '13 at 0:01
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    Hi laechoppe, I was suprised to see my blog www.digital-geography.com here on stackexchange as a way to publish things. We are open for your article. – Riccardo Dec 25 '13 at 21:31
  • But as far as I know, open access papers are often accompanied with costs on the authors side as they will be for free to read/access for readers – Riccardo Dec 25 '13 at 21:33

A partial answer :

In another case, I fear that you need to go through academical review process e.g like for HAL or CyberGeo (both for French papers mainly)


PLOS ONE Geographic Information Systems is an open access peer-reviewed journal that may meet your needs. You can find publication criteria here. The beauty of this publication is that it is available freely to the public, which has wide implications for scientific research.

Everyone can freely access and download all PLOS ONE articles without paying subscription fees, pay-per-view charges, or any other restrictions. Publishing open access makes it easier for others to access your research, and it may also help you comply with your funder's policies regarding open access publication and indexing/archiving.


it depends on what you mean by "freely":

You can publish your article also as a student in every paper you like as it will go through the publication/review process like all the other papers. It will be for free for the author.

Try to find a professor who will support you and review your article beforehand: It will be probably easier for you to get into a magazine with the support of a professor.

Also conferences are a good starting point to have the possibility to publish things.

But like ThomasG77 mentioned: you can publish your things on my blog digital-geography.com where we have an English and a French section...

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