Publishing, reading and re-using scholarly content is too complicated, too expensive, and too exclusive. Front Matter tries to help address these barriers, allowing authors and readers to instead focus on the science.
Front Matter uses the Open Source Ghost blogging software, and posts are written using the visual Ghost editor.
Import from Blogs and Google Docs in beta testing
Authors of scientific content have specific needs not covered by the common blog editors.
References coming soon
Persistent identifiers coming soon
Tables and Visualizations
Front Matter uses the Open Source Pandoc universal document converter to provide multiple output formats.
Archive in JATS format coming soon
Other formats coming soon
Published scientific content becomes part of the scholarly record. Front Matter tracks the reuse and helps users to engage in the discussion.
SEO and full-text search
Usage Stats and Citations coming soon