The Scientific World Journal

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General information ?

  • Published by: Hindawi
  • ISSN: 1537-744X
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: Science, technology, and medicine
  • Additional free text: The average time between submission and final decision is 55 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 40 days.
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  • 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: Not very selective (IF ~1.5-3)
  • Open access?

  • Free to read option: Paper can be free for anyone to read
  • Allows green OA: Not applicable as gold
  • Has waivers: No
  • Has membership system: None
  • Access type: Full gold
  • Licence: All papers are CC BY
  • Level of APC: $200-800
  • Speed?

  • Speed to first decision: Unknown
  • Speed from acceptance to publication: Less than 3 months
  • Other?

  • Ownership of publisher: Company
  • Length restrictions: None
  • Provides altmetrics: Accesses and citations
  • CrossMark implemented: No
  • Has a 2015 impact factor: No
  • Copyedits: Yes