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Elsevier's SoftwareX

Elsevier has launched a new open access journal, SoftwareX, that's intended to provide a dedicated publishing home for articles on software and computational tools that impact the research process but traditionally would not be acknowledged or reported on systematically. With the launch of SoftwareX, researchers will have a forum where such applications can be systematically organized, curated, indexed, and shared through research databases. Journal articles will include summaries of where the software has already been used and its impact; and display  metadata such as the version, operating system, programming language, and the license under which the software is published. All software will be available within the journal's repository on github.