Publications (ISSN 2304-6775) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on scholarly publishing, published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted before 31 December 2021.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science)RePEc, dblp, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Library and Information Sciences)
  • Open Peer-Review: authors have the option for all reviewer comments and editorial decisions to be published along with the final paper. For more, see: Editorial, Paper with Review Comments.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 23.5 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 2020).
  • 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.
  • From 15 April 2021 to 31 December 2021, all submissions (once accepted after peer review) to Publications will be waived APC, please kindly submit your paper before this deadline.
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Special Issue in Publications
Research, Literacy, and Communication Education: New Challenges Facing Disinformation Guest Editors: Belén Puebla-Martínez, Jorge Gallardo-Camacho, Carmen Marta-Lazo, Luis Miguel Romero-Rodríguez
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Publications
Scientific and Parascientific Communication Guest Editors: Pilar Mur-Dueñas, Rosa Lorés
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Publications
Modern Problems of Scientometric Assessment of Publication Activity Guest Editor: Oleg V. Mikhailov
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Publications
Plan S and Twenty Years of Open Access Guest Editors: Remedios Melero, Craig Aaen-Stockdale
Deadline: 14 January 2022
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