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Foundation to Launch Open Access Journal

OTO_Open_Logo_TreatmentThe landscape of scholarly publishing is evolving quickly, with new delivery mechanisms for research, innovative peer review models, and increasing integration of multimedia for a rich reader experience. In light of these changes, the AAO-HNSF is excited to announce the launch of OTO Open, the Official Open Access Journal of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.

With the volume of valuable research studies exceeding the capacity of traditional scholarly journals, open access is a publication model rapidly gaining prominence. Unlike traditional subscription-based journals, open access journals are published online only and provide their content free to readers without a subscription.

OTO Open will begin accepting submissions in October, with the goal of publishing its first content in January 2017. Initially, OTO Open will share the editorial board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA, will serve as editor-in-chief of both journals.

“I am thrilled that we are rolling out OTO Open for our authors and readers,” Dr. Krouse said. “The submission volume for our flagship publication, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, continues to grow, and there are a number of worthy manuscripts that simply cannot be accommodated in this traditional format. OTO Open will allow us to rapidly share impactful research and clinical papers with the otolaryngology community and will offer an alternative for authors to publish in a highly respected, peer-reviewed journal with the oversight of the AAO-HNSF, its editorial staff, and its reviewers.”

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