Publications — Open Access Journal

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 in 2018.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), Scopus from Vol. 5 (2017) and other databases.
  • 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 27 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.1 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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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Publications
Social Media and Open Science Guest Editors: Enrique Orduña Malea, Kim Holmberg
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Publications
Selected Papers from Open Repositories 2018 Guest Editors: William Nixon, Dermot Frost, Evviva Weinraub, Claire Knowles
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Publications
New Frontiers for Openness in Scholarly Publishing Guest Editors: Tony Ross-Hellauer, Bianca Kramer, Jon Tennant
Deadline: 31 March 2019

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