Aims, scope, and expected readership of the journal are clearly specified on the journal’s website.
The names and affiliations of members of the editorial board are listed on the website.
The website of the journal indicates how open editorial correspondence and reviewer's comments are.
The role of members of the editorial board is explicated on the website including who will make final decisions about article acceptance (e.g. editor, associate/action editor).
The website indicates whether all submissions are sent out for review.
Criteria used by reviewers to rate submissions are specified on the website.
The website indicates if authors have a say in suggesting names of (non-)desired reviewers.
The journal website allows ratings of papers and post-publication commentaries by the community.
The journal (publisher) has clear guidelines concerning sharing and availability of data for verification purposes.
The journal (publisher) makes copies of published articles available in trusted third-party repositories (e.g. PubMed Central) immediately upon publication.
The journal (publisher) takes care of inclusion of its articles in relevant indexing services.
Journal’s website highlights issues of publication ethics (e.g. plagiarism, retraction policy), conflicts of interest, and (if applicable) codes of conduct for research in life sciences and social sciences.
The website provides a track & trace service enabling authors to follow the status of their submission (e.g. under review).
Published papers include information on dates of original submission and acceptance.
The journal (publisher) provides the articles with a Digital Object Identifier.
The journal discloses the past (yearly) number of submissions, publications, and rejection rates.
Publication of my article in this journal did cost: No Fee
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