New England Journal of Medicine

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General information ?

  • Published by: Massachusetts Medical Society
  • ISSN: 1533-4406
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: Our mission is to bring physicians the best research and information at the intersection of biomedical science and clinical practice and to present this information in understandable and clinically useful formats that inform health care delivery and improve patient outcomes.
  • Additional free text: All original research content is freely available on six months after the date of publication.
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  • 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: Institutional membership
  • Access type: Hybrid
  • Licence: Copyright transfer to journal
  • Level of APC: Zero
  • 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: Uses own system
  • CrossMark implemented: Unknown
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes