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The total number of research articles published as open access or subscription in the last five years
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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
The average number of weeks it takes for an article to go through the editorial review process for this journal, including standard and desk rejects. From manuscript submission to the final editorial decision.
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.
The average number of weeks an article takes to reach from manuscript acceptance to the first appearance of the article online (with DOI).
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)
CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. 2018-2021) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of these documents in these same four years (e.g. 2018– 21).
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.