The publishing delay in scholarly peer-reviewed journals
Bo-Christer Björk and
Journal of Informetrics, 2013, vol. 7, issue 4, 914-923
Publishing in scholarly peer reviewed journals usually entails long delays from submission to publication. In part this is due to the length of the peer review process and in part because of the dominating tradition of publication in issues, earlier a necessity of paper-based publishing, which creates backlogs of manuscripts waiting in line. The delays slow the dissemination of scholarship and can provide a significant burden on the academic careers of authors.
Keywords: Scholarly publishing; Review time; Processing time (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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