Publications — Open Access Journal of Scholarly Publishing

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 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 4.14 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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Special Issues

Special Issue in Publications
Selected Papers from Open Repositories 2017 Guest Editors: Dermot Frost, William Nixon
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Special Issue in Publications
Business Models in (Digital) Academic Publishing Guest Editors: Karen I. MacDonald, Virginia Dressler
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Publications
Publishing Research Internationally: Multilingual Perspectives from Research and Practice Guest Editors: Margaret Cargill, Sally Burgess, Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir
Deadline: 18 November 2018

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