Diversity — Open Access Journal

Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; CODEN: DIVEC6) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems. Diversity is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Covered in the Science Citation Index Expanced (SCIE) in Web of Science, as well as in BIOSIS Previews and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 2.18, which equals rank 14/52 (Q2) in the category 'Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)', 83/306 (Q2) in 'Ecology', 11/29 (Q2) in 'Ecological Modelling' and 30/124 (Q1) in 'Nature and Landscape Conservation'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half 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 Issues

Special Issue in Diversity
Microbial Diversity in Extreme Environments: Implications for Ecological and Applicative Perspectives Guest Editors: Angelina Lo Giudice, Concetta Gugliandolo
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Diversity
Genomic Analyses of Avian Evolution Guest Editors: Peter Houde, Michael Wink
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Special Issue in Diversity
Taxonomy and Diversity of Aquaculture and Fisheries Parasites Guest Editor: Robin M. Overstreet
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Special Issue in Diversity
Insect Symbiosis Guest Editor: Ilaria Negri
Deadline: 31 July 2019

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