Biology Letters

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Biology Letters

General information ?

Published by:

The Royal Society

ISSN:

1744-957X

Last checked date:

03/2020

Scope:

The scope of Biology Letters is vast - publishing high-quality research in any area of the biological sciences. However, we have particular strengths in the biology, evolution and ecology of whole organisms. We also publish in other areas of biology, such as molecular ecology and evolution, environmental science, and phylogenetics.

Additional free text:

CC BY licence applies to the articles that are made available for open access. All other articles are subject to the Royal Society "Standard Licence to publish". Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Biology

Breadth of subject area:

All of biology

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Closed, single blind

Selectivity:

Somewhat selective (IF ~3-8)

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Yes

Has waivers:

For society members etc

Has membership system:

Institutional membership

Access type:

Hybrid

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$1600-2500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than a month

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Less than a month

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Society

Length restrictions:

Strong

Provides altmetrics:

Altmetric

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes