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Journals Accepting Specialized Data by Type

There are many journals that accept specialized data that are especially important when it comes to transparency. We've assembled a fairly comprehensive list, organized by the type of data, that you can explore using the tabs below. If you believe there are additional journals that meet these criteria, feel free to contact us.



Perception of ‘Negative’ Data

For any of a number of reasons, study results may be perceived to be unfavorable, negative, or nonconfirmatory, or they may be unexpected. Despite this, your data have value. The following journals may provide a venue for your contribution to the body of knowledge for your area of research.

American Heart Journal 

Circulation  1105
Online statistics
Monthly unique visitors: 15,620
Page views: 48,560
Page Costs  (Total)
US $3000
(open access option)
Impact Factor®  4.332
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Online: 5-7 weeks
Print: 12-13 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Does not accept individual case reports or original articles involving bench laboratory or animal research.

For additional information, visit the American Heart Journal home page.

Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications 

Circulation  Online statistics
Page views in one month: 3,127
E-mail opt-ins: 4,068
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1958
UK £1239
Eur €1758
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  No
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  9 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  If molecular sequences are used, provide a statement that the data have been deposited in a publicly accessible database, eg, GenBank, and indicate the database accession number.
Dove does not permit the changing/adding/deleting of authors after submission of the paper.

For additional information, visit the Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications journal home page.

Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $200 per printed page
Impact Factor®  1.312
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Online: 9 weeks
Print: Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 6
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development journal home page.

Clinical Therapeutics 

Circulation  3,900
Page Costs  Original research: US $500/page
Review: US $2500 flat
Case reports, etc: US $2000 flat
Letters: US $1000 flat
Impact Factor®  2.925
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Online: 10-12 weeks
Print: Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Clinical Therapeutics journal home page.

ecancermedicalscience 

Circulation  Over 50,000 unique visitors per month from 196 countries
Page Costs  “Pay what you can afford” model
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Average time from submission to publication is 2 months
Issues per Year Not Disclosed
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the ecancermedicalscience journal home page.

Journal of Drug Assessment 

Circulation  NA
Page Costs  Not Disclosed
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-7 weeks
Issues per Year 1
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Journal of Drug Assessment journal home page.

Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine 

Circulation  Online statistics
Journal registrants: 1,051
Average monthly article accesses: 9,420
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2145
UK £1370
Eur €1745
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  7 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  BioMed Central strongly encourages all datasets on which the conclusions of the manuscript rely to be either deposited in publicly available repositories (where available and appropriate) or presented in the main paper or additional supporting files, in machine-readable format (such as spread sheets rather than PDFs).

For additional information, visit the Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine journal home page.

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 

Circulation  Online statistics
Average monthly article accesses: 166,633
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2365
UK £1510
Eur €1925
Impact Factor®  3.290
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  7 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  BioMed Central strongly encourages all datasets on which the conclusions of the manuscript rely to be either deposited in publicly available repositories (where available and appropriate) or presented in the main paper or additional supporting files, in machine-readable format (such as spread sheets rather than PDFs).

For additional information, visit the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases home page.

PLoS One 

Circulation  Online statistics
Monthly page views: 4,657,282
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1495
Impact Factor®  3.057
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  6-7 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized
Specific Limitations  Authors agree to make articles legally available for reuse, without permission or fees, for virtually any purpose. PLOS journals require authors to make all data underlying the findings described in their manuscript fully available without restriction, with rare exception.

For additional information, visit the PLoS One journal information page.

Saturday Review: Drug Trials 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  Not Disclosed
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  No
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Not Disclosed
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 4
Specific Limitations  Accepts the following article types: (1) original research; (2) condensed research report; (3) evidence-based review articles; (4) health outcomes; (5) letters to the editor; and (6) supplements.

For additional information, visit the Saturday Review: Drug Trials journal home page.

Stem Cells Translational Medicine 

Circulation  2235
Online statistics
Monthly unique visitors: 10,866
Monthly sessions: 16,147
Monthly page views: 39,431
Page Costs  Submission fee of $90; manuscripts accepted for publication: US $1,500 (flat)
Impact Factor®  4.247
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  The Journal will not review or publish articles based on studies that are conducted under conditions that allow the sponsor to have sole control of the data or to withhold publication. Authors should include in their publications the data, algorithms, or other information that is central or integral to the publication, or make it freely and readily accessible; use public repositories for data whenever possible; and make patented material available under a license for research use.

For additional information, visit the Stem Cells Translational Medicine journal home page.

Trials 

Circulation  Online statistics
Journal registrants: 3,482
Average monthly journal website page views: 78,306
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2145
UK £1370
Eur €1745
Impact Factor®  1.859
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  7 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Reviews and commentaries are usually commissioned, but suggestions in the form of a brief summary are welcome and should be sent to the Editors. BioMed Central strongly encourages all datasets on which the conclusions of the manuscript rely to be either deposited in publicly available repositories (where available and appropriate) or presented in the main paper or additional supporting files, in machine-readable format (such as spread sheets rather than PDFs).

For additional information, visit the Trials journal home page.

Rapid Review

Under some circumstances, your manuscript may require a journal review in a shorter period of time than is available at most publications. Although the lead times vary, these journals may provide reviews in less time than others.

Advances in Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
£420/$660 per typeset page
£2,000/$3000 (for open access)
Impact Factor®  2.503
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  3-4 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Advances in Therapy journal home page.

Biologics: Targets and Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1958
UK £1239
Eur €1758
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  35 days
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  If molecular sequences are used, provide a statement that the data have been deposited in a publicly accessible database, eg, GenBank, and indicate the database accession number.
Dove does not permit the changing/adding/deleting of authors after submission of the paper.

For additional information, visit the Biologics: Targets and Therapy journal home page.

BMJ Open 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
UK £1350 (+VAT where applicable)
US $2200
Eur €1900
The charge for publishing a study protocol is £1000 (+VAT where applicable), US $1650 or Eur €1450
Impact Factor®  2.562
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  8-10 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Does not publish studies conducted in animals, laboratory studies not linked to patient outcomes, papers reporting solely physiological or biomechanical results from healthy participants, anatomy, cell biology or non-clinical psychology. Requires original protocol for the study, where one exists, as a supplementary file. Data sharing is required.
Note: also publishes reviewer reports.

For additional information, visit the BMJ Open journal information page.

Cardiology and Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $330, UK £210
per typeset page
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
Issues per Year 2
+ Open Access (published as finalized)
+ Online First (published as finalized)
Specific Limitations  Commentaries: Reviews of the literature, methods and other how-to papers are not appropriate. Does not accept video commentaries. Letters are limited to one comment and one response by the authors of the targeted paper if they wish to respond.

For additional information, visit the Cardiology and Therapy journal information page.

Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1699
Other countries:
£1299
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  6-8 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics journal home page.

Dermatology and Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $360,
UK £230
per typeset page
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
Issues per Year 4
+ Open Access (published as finalized)
+ Online First (published as finalized)
Specific Limitations  Commentaries: Reviews of the literature, methods and other how-to papers are not appropriate. Does not accept video commentaries. Letters are limited to one comment and one response by the authors of the targeted paper if they wish to respond.

For additional information, visit the Dermatology and Therapy journal home page.

Diabetes Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $360,
UK £230
per typeset page
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
Issues per Year 4
+ Open Access (published as finalized)
+ Online First (published as finalized)
Specific Limitations  Commentaries: Reviews of the literature, methods and other how-to papers are not appropriate. Does not accept video commentaries. Letters are limited to one comment and one response by the authors of the targeted paper if they wish to respond.

For additional information, visit the Diabetes Therapy journal information page.

International Journal of General Medicine 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1958
UK £1239
Eur €1758
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  29 days
Issues per Year NA: articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  If molecular sequences are used, provide a statement that the data have been deposited in a publicly accessible database, eg, GenBank, and indicate the database accession number. Dove does not permit the changing/adding/deleting of authors after submission of the paper.

For additional information, visit the Journal of Drug Assessment journal home page.

Neurology and Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $330,
UK £210
per typeset page
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
Issues per Year 2
+ Open Access (published as finalized)
+ Online First (published as finalized)
Specific Limitations  Commentaries: Reviews of the literature, methods and other how-to papers are not appropriate. Does not accept video commentaries. Letters are limited to one comment and one response by the authors of the targeted paper if they wish to respond.

For additional information, visit the Neurology and Therapy journal information page.

Ophthalmology and Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $330,
UK £210
per typeset page
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
Issues per Year 2
+ Open Access (published as finalized)
+ Online First (published as finalized)
Specific Limitations  Commentaries: Reviews of the literature, methods and other how-to papers are not appropriate. Does not accept video commentaries. Letters are limited to one comment and one response by the authors of the targeted paper if they wish to respond.

For additional information, visit the Ophthalmology and Therapy journal information page.

Pain and Therapy 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $330,
UK £210
per typeset page
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
Issues per Year 2
+ Open Access (published as finalized)
+ Online First (published as finalized)
Specific Limitations  Commentaries: Reviews of the literature, methods and other how-to papers are not appropriate. Does not accept video commentaries. Letters are limited to one comment and one response by the authors of the targeted paper if they wish to respond.

For additional information, visit the Pain and Therapy journal information page.

Others of Interest

These journals may be helpful if your manuscript is devoted to subjects of unique or special interest, a series of case studies, or if it is a short update to a previously-published article.

BMC Research Notes 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1290
UK £825
Eur €1050
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  7 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Short publications, case series, incremental updates to published work. The journals in the BMC series do not generally consider narrative review articles.

For additional information, visit the BMC Research Notes journal information page.

International Journal of Clinical Practice 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $4500
Impact Factor®  2.226
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  9 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Editorials, Perspectives: Commissioned.
Reviews that are not systematic will be considered only if they include a discrete Methods section that must explicitly describe the authors' approach. Special priority will, however, be given to systematic reviews.

For additional information, visit the International Journal of Clinical Practice journal information page.

Pharmacology Research & Perspectives 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2500
UK £1625
Eur €1900
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year NA: Unedited papers published online within days of acceptance.
Specific Limitations  Does not publish work on the actions of biological extracts of unknown chemical composition. Compounds studied must be of known chemical structure and concentration.
Note: replication studies.

For additional information, visit the Pharmacology Research & Perspectives journal home page.

CME Offered

If CME activities are required by your manuscript, the journals listed here may provide opportunities for AMA-certified CME offerings related to the article content.

AHA Journals (all AHA journals) 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
$1600 for manuscripts from AHA/ASA members;
$1700 for AHA Journals’ Referral Program manuscripts from non–AHA/ASA members;
$2300 for direct manuscript submissions.
Impact Factor®  5.117 (JAHA)
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes (JAHA)
Print Editions No (JAHA)
Lead Time  5-6 weeks
(JAHA)
Issues per Year 12 (JAHA)
Specific Limitations  All manuscripts must conform to one of the defined article types. JAHA does not consider articles such as Case Reports for publication.
No online supplement or separate section for detailed methods.
Authors of papers that include genomic, proteomic, or other high-throughput data are required to make their data easily accessible for the reviewers and the editors during the review process.
The editors invite most review articles, but unsolicited material will be considered.
All Editorials are solicited.

For additional information, visit the AHA Journals CME catalog page.

American Journal of Preventive Medicine 

Circulation  1811
Online statistics
Average monthly page views: 106,298
Average monthly unique visits: 35,607
TOC email average monthly distribution: 8,280
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2500 (for open access only)
Impact Factor®  4.465
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Online: 6-8 weeks
Print: 12 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  In general, supplements will not be published if the publication date is more than 12 months after the date of the symposium or conference.

For additional information, visit the American Journal of Preventive Medicine home page.

JAMA Network (all JAMA journals) 

Circulation  320,000 (JAMA)
Page Costs  NA
Impact Factor®  37.684 (JAMA)
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Online: 6-9 weeks
Print: 10-12 weeks
(JAMA)
Issues per Year 48 (JAMA)
Specific Limitations  It is very rare for this journal to publish case reports. “Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment Review” (5-yr systematic review of published literature), Narrative Review, Diagnostic Test Interpretation, Clinical Evidence Synopsis, and Special Communication articles require a presubmission inquiry.

For additional information, visit the JAMA Network information page.

The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  Authors pay a fee in order for their published article to be made open access ($1,000 - $5,200).
Impact Factor®  2.555
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  4 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Manuscripts are invited that deal with the effects of drugs in humans. Animal research and in vitro research without direct human applicability will not be considered.

For additional information, visit The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology information page.

The New England Journal of Medicine 

Circulation  146,000
Online monthly statistics
Unique global visitors: 1.8 million
Global page views and events: 15.4 million
Unique US visitors: 755,000
US page views and events: 5.8 million
US NEJM eTOC recipients: 340,000
Page Costs  NA
Impact Factor®  59.558
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Accelerated Print: 6-7 weeks
Print: 16-20 weeks
Online: 16-20 weeks
Issues per Year 52
Specific Limitations  Review articles are usually solicited by the editors; prefers single author Review Articles but allows a maximum of 3 authors; presubmission inquiry is required if unsolicited. The Journal expects that the authors of such articles will not have significant financial associations with a company (or its competitor) that makes a product discussed in the article.
Editorials; Health Law, Ethics, and Human Rights; Health Policy Reports are nearly always solicited.
Clinical Implications of Basic Research articles: solicited only.
Only a small percentage of Rapid Review requests are accepted.
Letters about a Journal article must be received within three weeks after publication.

For additional information, visit the The New England Journal of Medicine CME information page.

The Oncologist 

Circulation  16,507
Online statistics
Monthly page views: 117,000
Monthly unique visitors: 60,000
Page Costs  (Total)
Original article or Review: US $1500
Other types: NA
Impact Factor®  4.789
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Online: 8-9 weeks
Print: 16 weeks
Issues per Year 6
Specific Limitations  The Journal will not review or publish articles based on studies that are conducted under conditions that allow the sponsor to have sole control of the data or to withhold publication.

For additional information, visit the The Oncologist CME information page.

Scientific American™ Medicine 

Circulation  NA
Page Costs  NA
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  No
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  NA
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Note: individual or institutional purchase curricula.

For additional information, visit the Scientific American™ Medicine CME information page.

Data Descriptor Publications

Data Descriptor publications, such as those provided by the following journals, are a recent development in scientific publishing, devoted to the description of datasets for the purpose of reuse.

Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1848
Other countries:
£1399
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research journal home page.

China Science Data 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
¥3000
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  No
Published Online NA
Print Editions NA
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 4
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the China Science Data journal home page.

Data 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  None
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  No
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Not Disclosed
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year NA (new journal; appears to set up for 4-5/yr)
Specific Limitations  Described data sets need to be publicly deposited prior to publication, preferably under an open license, thus allowing others to re-use the data set.

For additional information, visit the Data journal information page.

Data in Brief 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $500
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 4
Specific Limitations  Data in Brief articles are purely descriptions of research data. They are used to describe research data that you’ve made publicly available either through a repository or directly in your Data in Brief article. The journal is entirely focused on the description of data for the purposes of data sharing and reuse.

For additional information, visit the Data in Brief journal home page.

F1000 Research 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  Up to 1000 words: US $150
1000-2500 words: US $500
Over 2500 words: US $1000
(plus $1000 surcharge if ›8000 words)
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  “Within a few days”
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Uses open peer review. F1000 Faculty Reviews are by invitation only.

For additional information, visit the F1000 Research journal home page.

GigaScience 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2050
UK £1310
Eur €1670
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  4 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Links standard manuscript publication with an extensive database that hosts all associated data and provides data analysis tools and cloud-computing resources. As of Wednesday 2nd November 2016, Oxford University Press will handle the processing of new and older manuscripts that are not already in production. BioMed Central will publish the remainder of GigaScience articles that have reached the production stage.

For additional information, visit the GigaScience journal home page.

Scientific Data 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1350
UK/ROW: £890
Eur: €1,050
Japan: ¥145,500
China: RMB 8,300
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  Primarily publishes Data Descriptors, a new type of publication that focuses on helping others reuse data.

For additional information, visit the Scientific Data journal information page.

In silico Experiments

Data that are derived from computer modeling, ie, in silico experimentation, may require examination by reviewers who are familiar with the challenges of presenting in silico data. The journals listed here have expertise in this growing field.

Bioinformatics 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  Original papers:
£100/$190 per excess page (over 7 published pages)
Discovery notes:
£100/$190 per excess page (over 4 published pages)
Application notes: £100/$190 per excess page (over 2 published pages)
Impact Factor®  5.766 (2015)
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions NA
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 24
Specific Limitations  Small improvements or modifications of existing algorithms will generally not be suitable, unless novel biological results have been predicted and verified.
Most review papers are commissioned, although the editors welcome suggestions from prospective authors who should in the first instance submit a draft or abstract/summary no longer than a page.

For additional information, visit the Bioinformatics journal information page.

BMC Bioinformatics 

Circulation  Online statistics
Average monthly article accesses: 498,536
Page Costs  (Total)
US $2145
UK £1370
Eur €1745
Impact Factor®  2.435
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  7 weeks
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  The journals in the BMC series do not generally consider narrative review articles.

For additional information, visit the BMC Bioinformatics journal home page.

Computational Biology and Chemistry 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  NA
Impact Factor®  1.014
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions NA
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 6
Specific Limitations  Review articles will generally be commissioned by the editors and should not be submitted to the journal without explicit invitation. However prospective authors are welcome to send a brief (one to three pages) synopsis which will be evaluated by the editors.
Only in exceptional circumstances will the Editor consider the addition, deletion or rearrangement of authors after the manuscript has been accepted.

For additional information, visit the Computational Biology and Chemistry journal home page.

In Silico Pharmacology 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  (Total)
US $1350
UK £865
Eur €1100
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year NA: Articles are published as finalized.
Specific Limitations  For all journals, SpringerOpen strongly encourages all datasets on which the conclusions of the manuscript rely to be either deposited in publicly available repositories (where available and appropriate) or presented in the main paper or additional supporting files, in machine-readable format (such as spreadsheets rather than PDFs) whenever possible.

For additional information, visit the In Silico Pharmacology journal home page.

Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $40 per reformatted page if exceed recommended length for article type.
Impact Factor®  NA
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 6
Specific Limitations  Not Disclosed

For additional information, visit the Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology information page.

Journal of Computational Biology 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  $80 USD per typeset page.
Impact Factor®  1.537
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions Yes
Lead Time  Not Disclosed
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Manuscripts will not be extensively copyedited.
Mini-Review/News/Perspectives: Contacting one of the senior editors is suggested.
Reviews: Brief outlines from prospective contributors are welcome.
Software, Hardware, and Book Reviews: These reviews will usually be commissioned by the Editor-in-Chief or the Editorial Board, but a short outline can be sent to the Editor-in-Chief unsolicited.

For additional information, visit the Journal of Computational Biology overview page.

PLoS Computational Biology 

Circulation  Not Disclosed
Page Costs  US $2250
Impact Factor®  4.587
Medline Indexed  Yes
Published Online Yes
Print Editions No
Lead Time  12-14 weeks
Issues per Year 12
Specific Limitations  Authors agree to make articles legally available for reuse, without permission or fees, for virtually any purpose. PLOS journals require authors to make all data underlying the findings described in their manuscript fully available without restriction, with rare exception.

For additional information, visit the PLoS Computational Biology information page.

 

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