The Lancet

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The Lancet

General information ?

Published by:

Elsevier

ISSN:

1474-547X

Last checked date:

09/2014

Scope:

An international general medical journal that will consider any original contribution that advances or illuminates medical science or practice, or that educates or entertains the journal's readers. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Medicine

Breadth of subject area:

All of medicine

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Closed, single blind

Selectivity:

Highly selective (IF over ~15)

Open access?

Free to read option:

All papers are for subscribers only

Allows green OA:

Yes

Has waivers:

No

Has membership system:

None

Access type:

Hybrid

Licence:

Choice of CC BY or CC BY-NC or CC BY-NC-ND

Level of APC:

Over $4500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Unknown

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Unknown

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Company

Length restrictions:

Strong

Provides altmetrics:

None

CrossMark implemented:

Unknown

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes