Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA

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General information ?

  • Published by: The National Academy of Sciences
  • ISSN: 1091-6490
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the official journal of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), is an authoritative source of high-impact, original research that broadly spans the biological, physical, and social sciences. The journal is global in scope and submission is open to all researchers worldwide.
  • Additional free text: An NAS member may contribute up to two of her or his own manuscripts for publication in PNAS each year. Contributed papers go through open peer review (named reviewers), with the administrative aspects of the review process handled by PNAS. About 25% of articles published in PNAS are contributed.
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Subject?

  • Main subject area: Interdisciplinary Sciences
  • Breadth of subject area: All of science
  • 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: Yes
  • Has membership system: Institutional membership
  • Access type: Hybrid
  • Licence: Choice of CC BY or CC BY-NC or CC BY-NC-ND
  • 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: Society
  • Length restrictions: Strong
  • Provides altmetrics: Altmetric
  • CrossMark implemented: Yes
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: Yes
  • Copyedits: Yes