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Speed of Review

Improved Speed of Review


The median time to the first editorial decision (first response time) has been 44 days*.

The median turnaround time (counting all submissions) has been 44 days*.

74% of all submissions have been processed in less than 70 days.

43% of all submissions have been processed in less than 35 days.

* Based on all submissions and resubmissions received between February 1st 2010 and January 31st 2011.
The turnaround time is the number of days elapsed from receipt of the manuscript to notification of the editorial decision. The first response time is the number of days elapsed from initial receipt of the manuscript to notification of the first editorial decision.