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Submission guidelines

Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Before you submit, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following.

  2. Ready to submit

    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these editorial 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.

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2017 Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    24 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    20 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    46 days from submission to acceptance
    18 days from acceptance to publication 

    12 Altmetric mentions