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What is submission to first decision?

What is submission to first decision?

Time to First Decision: From submission to first decision, the journal aims to provide authors with a quick decision. Reviewers are given a tight deadline to review the manuscript. In most cases, the decision is made in less than three months.

What is Journal first decision?

Answer: Often, the decision taken by a journal on the manuscript in its original form, that is, before it is revised, is referred to as the “first decision.” The first decision could either be a rejection without peer review or a request to revise and resubmit after peer review.

How long does it take from acceptance to publication?

2. Check if it publishes papers online as soon as possible after acceptance, rather than waiting for an issue (print or online). Check whether this happens to all papers or just when the author requests, and request it if needed. If your paper is in this system, publication time is likely to be about 3–8 weeks.

How long does it take to publish in Elsevier journal?

The time it will take to publish your paper depends upon the journal. Most Elsevier journals respond within a week if they are not interested in publishing your paper. If your paper is sent for peer-review, it can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 months (maybe more).

How much does it cost to publish a paper in Elsevier?

Elsevier’s APCs range between c$150 and c$6000 US Dollars excluding tax, depending on the journal, with prices clearly displayed on our Article Publishing Charge (APC) price list and on journal homepages. To know more about how and why we price articles differently, please visit our pricing page.

Do you have to pay to publish in Elsevier?

Article Publishing Charges (APCs) Elsevier’s APC prices are set on a per journal basis, fees range between c$150 and c$6000 US Dollars excluding tax, with prices clearly displayed on our APC price list and on journal homepages. Adjustments in Elsevier’s APC prices are under regular review and are subject to change.

What is the difference between green and gold open access?

Gold open access means immediate access to the published article, which typically requires an additional article processing charge (APC) to be paid to the journal publisher. Green open access requires deposit of the author’s Accepted Manuscript in a repository, upon acceptance by the journal.

What is Open Access publication fee?

An article processing charge (APC), also known as a publication fee, is a fee which is sometimes charged to authors to make a work available open access in either an open access journal or hybrid journal. This fee may be paid by the author, the author’s institution, or their research funder.

Do journals charge to publish?

Most journals charge a significant fee to those submitting a paper, sometimes in the thousands of dollars. The paper’s author might have to pay these fees, although sometimes his or her university or institution has a subscription fee or otherwise covers the cost of publishing.

Is it possible to publish a paper without affiliation?

You can always publish a paper individually without any affiliation.

Who pays for open access journals?

According to the Publishers Communication Group’s September 2014 Open Access Library Survey, the authors themselves provide the highest percentage of funding, although a significant portion was covered by outside funding. (Respondents could indicate more than one funding source.)

Are open access journals reliable?

Open access and peer review Good quality open access journals have a rigorous peer review process. This means that an article’s quality, validity, and relevance has been assessed by independent peers within the field. Taylor & Francis journals are peer reviewed, and the same goes for all reputable publishers.

Is an open access journal peer reviewed?

7) Open Access Journals are not peer-reviewed Just like traditional journals, reputable open access journal articles go through the same peer review process that articles published in traditional journals do.