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Submission guidelines

Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Now you’ve identified a journal to submit to, there are a few things you should be familiar with before you submit.

  2. Ready to submit

    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these policies and formatting guidelines.

  3. Submit and promote

    After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

    Please note that manuscript can only be submitted by an author of the manuscript and may not be submitted by a third party. 

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2019 Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    44.8 days from submission to first decision
    (reviewed manuscripts)
    34.7 days from submission to first decision
     (all manuscripts)
    117.1 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.955 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.536 - 5-year Impact Factor

    Usage 
    89,560 downloads

    Social Media Impact
    107 mentions