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eLife

General information ?

Published by:

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust

ISSN:

2050-084X

Last checked date:

03/2020

Scope:

eLife publishes work of the highest scientific standards and importance in all areas of the life and biomedical sciences. The research is selected and evaluated by working scientists and is made freely available to all readers without delay. eLife also invests in innovation through open-source tool development to accelerate research communication and discovery. Our work is guided by the communities we serve. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Biomed

Breadth of subject area:

All of biomed

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Discussion between reviewers

Peer review openness:

Reports published anon

Selectivity:

Somewhat selective (IF ~3-8)

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Not applicable as gold

Has waivers:

Yes

Has membership system:

None

Access type:

Full gold

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$2500-4500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than a month

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Less than 3 months

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Nonprofit

Length restrictions:

None

Provides altmetrics:

Uses own system

CrossMark implemented:

No

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes