Data — Open Access ʻData in Scienceʼ Journal

Data (ISSN 2306-5729) is an open access journal on data in science, with the aim of enhancing data transparency and reusability. The journal publishes in two sections: a section on the collection, treatment and analysis methods of data in science; a section publishing descriptions of scientific and scholarly datasets (one dataset per paper). The journal is 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 and Inspec (IET).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors 20.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).


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Special Issues

Special Issue in Data
Biological Data Visualization Guest Editors: Ben-Chang Shia, Yen-Kuang Lin
Deadline: 28 February 2018
Special Issue in Data
Spatial Data Storage, Retrieval and Mining Guest Editor: Jin Soung Yoo
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Data
Data Management Strategy, Policy and Standard Guest Editor: Juanle Wang
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Data
Geospatial Crowdsourced Data - Validation and Classification Guest Editors: Cidália Costa Fonte, Jacinto Estima, Alberto Cardoso
Deadline: 31 August 2018
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