Dear (future) author of Acta Actustica united with Acustica

You  are certainly informed about the modifications of the rules existing in certain countries in Europe concerning the Open Access to the
scientific journals. In common with Hirzel, the publisher of our Journal  Acta Acustica united with Acustica we are prepared to offer to our 
authors the possibility of what is called "Gold Open Access" standard. 
The decision of the future status of our publications will be largely based upon your replies to the survey and you are
 kindly asked to answer its questions, thus allowing us to learn about your thoughts on the subject. In the mean time the existing way of 
publishing will continue as it is.
Please read the explanation document (10 minutes) 
 
https://www.euracoustics.org/activities/acta-acustica-united-with-acustica/acta-acustica-united-with-acustica-open-access-2013-hirzel-model/download
 
explaining the details of all possible ways of Open Access proposed by Hirzel. Then please answer the survey which is available at the following website (5 
minutes) 
 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7NVY6DV
 
It will take only a few minutes to fill in the questionnaire, but your contribution to the decision making for the status of our future publications will be great.
We thank you very much
Best regards

Jean Kergomard Editor-in-Chief of Acta Acustica united with Acustica
and

Rainer Mohr, Product Manager Acta Acustica united with Acustica at S. Hirzel Verlag