Understanding journal impact factors What they are An impact factor is a metric for ranking scientific journals . Impact factors are calculated for every two-year period by dividing the number of times articles were cited by the number of articles that are citable . The following … [Read more...]
Why was my article rejected without being peer-reviewed?
You have worked so hard on your research, and then even harder to write your article. You spent a long time selecting the right journal for your article. Finally, you submit your article, and anxiously await the result of the peer review. So it can be very disappointing if an article is rejected … [Read more...]