Diversity — Open Access Journal of Biodiversity

Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; CODEN: DIVEC6) is an open access journal on the science of biodiversity published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2016 (Scopus): 2.03, which equals rank 10/41 (Q1) in 'Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)', rank 9/25 (Q2) in 'Ecological Modelling', rank 76/291 (Q2) in 'Ecology', rank 24/109 (Q1) in 'Nature and Landscape Conservation'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • 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 Issues

Special Issue in Diversity
Climate Change Impacts on Alpine and Polar Plants Guest Editor: Nicoletta Cannone
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Diversity
Butterfly Conservation Guest Editor: Karen Oberhauser
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Diversity
Phylogenetic Exploration of Medicinal Plants Diversity Guest Editor: Henrik Balslev
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Diversity
Genomic Analyses of Avian Evolution Guest Editors: Peter Houde, Michael Wink
Deadline: 31 August 2018

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