WikiJournal finance 2014-2017

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WikiJournal User Group
Open access • Publication charge free • Public peer review • Wikipedia-integrated

WikiJournal User Group is a publishing group of open-access, free-to-publish, Wikipedia-integrated academic journals. <seo title=" WJM, WikiJMed, Wiki.J.Med., WikiJMed, Wikiversity Journal User Group, WikiJournal WikiMed, Free to publish, Open access, Open-access, Non-profit, online journal, Public peer review "/>

For 2014–2017, the WikiJournal User of Medicine operated with the financials below. The journal does not charge a subscription or article processing fees, web-hosting is done by the Wikimedia Foundation, and editors are unpaid. It is therefore able to operate with very low cash flow. These costs were reimbursed under the 2017 grant application. Subsequent finances recorded annually here.

2014[edit]

Expense Cost Comment
Annual CrossRef membership $206 [note 1]
wijoumed.org domain name (directed to main page) $16 [note 1]
Total $291

2015[edit]

Expense Cost Comment
Annual CrossRef membership $275 [note 1]
wijoumed.org domain name (directed to main page) $16 [note 1]
Total $291

2016[edit]

Expense Cost Comment
Annual CrossRef membership $275 [note 1]
wijoumed.org domain name (directed to main page) $16 [note 1]
Total $291

Report[edit]

WikiJournal of Medicine was registered as a nonprofit organization in Sweden November 30, 2016, with the editor-in-chief Mikael Häggström as signatory. Earlier in the year, Mikael Häggström personally paid 291 USD, for journal membership in Crossref and the domain name wikijournal.org (both for 2017). In addition, 210 USD will be paid for membership in COPE. All these payments were funded by a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation to Mikael Häggström personally. Therefore, both the revenue and expenditure were 0 USD in 2016 for the journal itself.

In 2017, spending will instead be paid by the journal itself. Expenditures are expected to remain less 1000 USD for 2017.

  1. a b c d e f These expenses were payed ad hoc by Mikel Häggström, and were subsequently reimbursed by the 2017 grant application