Data — Open Access Journal of ʻData in Scienceʼ

Data (ISSN 2306-5729) is a peer-reviewed open access journal on data in science, with the aim of enhancing data transparency and reusability. The journal publishes in two sections: a section on the collection, treatment and analysis methods of data in science; a section publishing descriptions of scientific and scholarly datasets (one dataset per paper). The journal is published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science and Inspec (IET).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors 19 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.


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Special Issue in Data
Biological Data Visualization Guest Editors: Ben-Chang Shia, Yen-Kuang Lin
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Data
Geospatial Crowdsourced Data - Validation and Classification Guest Editors: Cidália Costa Fonte, Jacinto Estima, Alberto Cardoso
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Data
Big Data Challenges in Smart Cities Guest Editor: Robert Laurini
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Data
Wireless Localization: Tracking and Navigation Data Set Guest Editors: Aleš Prokeš, Joaquín Torres-Sospedra
Deadline: 28 February 2019

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