Should I publish open access?
Open Access (OA) publications reduce permission requirements and eliminate price barriers for readers. Many studies demonstrate that OA literature receives more citations than subscription publications. Below are factors to consider when deciding to publish in, or be an editor for, an open access journal.
How much does it cost to submit to nature?
Scientific journal publication fees in US dollarsJournalFee in USDSource, Retrieval datePNAS1700estimate of average PNAS ’09PNAS2900estimate of average PNAS ’09Nature Communications5700 ’14; up >$2000 since ’09!Cell Reports5200 ‘1914
How hard is it to get published in Nature?
The journals Science and Nature get about 10,000 submissions per year and publish less than 1,000 articles per year. Nature has a handy chart indicated about 7.6% of submissions actually got published in2017 (Editorial criteria and processes ).
How long does it take to publish in nature?
Overall, it can take 1-2 months if you are lucky. 4-5 is if unlucky 😉 If you are interested in faster processing, wait until your paper is sent for review (i.e., not rejected quickly). The letter will tell you which editor is handling the paper.
Is Nature Communication prestigious?
Nature Communications is one of the highly regarded peer-reviewed journals in the publishing industry. Nature in itself is a renowned publisher. Nature Communications has an impact factor of 12.124 which is extremely high as compared to other journals in the same league.