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Published by:

PeerJ

ISSN:

2167-8359

Last checked date:

09/2014

Scope:

Biological and medical sciences

Additional free text:

Has a membership system instead of an APC per paper. We have taken the assumptions given in the example on their website to calculate a typical equivalent to the APC of between $200 and $800. However, the actual cost per paper or per author will vary depending on the pricing plan, number of authors and number of papers published per year. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Biomed

Breadth of subject area:

All of biomed

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Reports published with names

Selectivity:

Megajournal

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:

Personal membership

Access type:

Full gold

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$200-800

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than a month

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Less than a month

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Company

Length restrictions:

None

Provides altmetrics:

Uses own system

CrossMark implemented:

No

Has a 2015 impact factor:

No

Copyedits:

Limited