Current Biology

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General information ?

  • Published by: Cell Press (an imprint of Elsevier)
  • ISSN: 0960-9822
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: Original research across all areas of biology together with an extensive and varied set of editorial sections. A primary aim of the journal is to foster communication across fields of biology, both by publishing important findings of general interest from diverse fields and through highly accessible editorial articles that explicitly aim to inform non-specialists.
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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: Selective (IF ~8-15)
  • Open access?

  • Free to read option: Paper can be free for anyone to read
  • Allows green OA: Yes
  • Has waivers: No
  • Has membership system: None
  • Access type: Hybrid
  • Licence: Choice of CC BY or CC BY-NC
  • Level of APC: Over $4500
  • Speed?

  • Speed to first decision: Less than a week
  • Speed from acceptance to publication: Less than a month
  • Other?

  • Ownership of publisher: Company
  • Length restrictions: Strong
  • Provides altmetrics: Uses own system
  • CrossMark implemented: Yes
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes