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Submissions

Manuscripts should be submitted through our online submission system. We will acknowledge receipt of your submitted manuscript by email.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    4.000 - CiteScore
    0.980 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.886 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    Speed
    42 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    64 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    Usage 
    188,953 downloads (2021)
    265 Altmetric mentions (2021)

    Transparency and Openess
    TOP Factor Score - 8

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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