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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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Annual Journal Metrics

Citation Impact 2023
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.978
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.831

Speed 2023
Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 24
Submission to acceptance (median days): 167

Usage 2023
Downloads: 694,302
Altmetric mentions: 2,140

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