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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.

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    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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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    58 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    55 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    118 days from submission to acceptance
    26 days from acceptance to publication

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