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 (2018 Scopus data): 2.23, 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 16.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.047 (2018)
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Special Issue in Diversity
Monitoring Plant Diversity and Community Assembly in Forest Ecosystems Guest Editors: Giandiego Campetella, Stefano Chelli
Deadline: 31 January 2020
Special Issue in Diversity
Origins of Modern Avian Biodiversity Guest Editor: Daniel J. Field
Deadline: 15 February 2020
Special Issue in Diversity
Predators as Agents of Selection and Diversification Guest Editors: Mark C. Belk, Jerald B. Johnson
Deadline: 29 February 2020
Special Issue in Diversity
Marine Nitrogen Cycling and Food Webs Guest Editors: Antonio Bode, Marta M. Varela
Deadline: 20 March 2020
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