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Published research articles
The total number of research articles published as open access or subscription in the last five years
Article publishing charge: $8,900
To provide gold open access, this journal has a publication fee which needs to be met by the authors or their research funders for each article published open access
Time to first decision
The average number of weeks it takes for an article to go from manuscript submission to the initial decision on the article, including standard and desk rejects.
Time to desk reject
The average time it takes for an article to go from manuscript submission to the desk rejection decision.
Percentage of submitted articles accepted during a calendar year; the total number of articles accepted out of the total number of articles submitted in the same year.
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years. Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)
5-year impact factor
The 5-year Impact Factor is the average number of times articles from the journal published in the past five years have been cited in the JCR year. It is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the five previous years.
The Eigenfactor® score is a rating of the total importance of a specific journal. Journals are rated according to the number of incoming citations, with citations from highly ranked journals weighted to make a larger contribution to the Eigenfactor® than those from poorly ranked journals.