Diversity (ISSN 1424-2818; CODEN: DIVEC6) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems. Diversity is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: Covered in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in Web of Science, as well as in BIOSIS Previews, Scopus and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2019 (Scopus data): 1.7, which equals rank 34/75 (Q2) in the category 'Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)', 196/370 (Q2) in 'Ecology', 23/31 (Q3) in 'Ecological Modelling' and 82/160 (Q2) in 'Nature and Landscape Conservation'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 1.402 (2019)
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Special Issue in Diversity
Patterns and Ecology of Jellyfish in Marine Environment Guest Editors: Alenka Malej, Agustín Schiariti
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Vascular Plant Diversity at Different Scales Guest Editor: José M. García del Barrio
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Microzooplankton Affecting Lower and Upper Food-Web Dynamics in Changing Aquatic Systems Guest Editor: Nicole Aberle-Malzahn
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Diversity
Citizen Science for Biodiversity Conservation: Harnessing the Power of the Public to Address Wicked Conservation Problems Guest Editors: John A. Cigliano, Tina Phillips, Elizabeth Ellwood, Amanda Sorensen, Monica Awasthy
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Topical Collection in Diversity
Proceedings of Experts on Aquatic Life (PEAL) Collection Editors: Wonchoel Lee, Bum Soo Park
Topical Collection in Diversity
Marine Invasive Species Collection Editor: Bert W. Hoeksema
Topical Collection in Diversity
Evolution and Extinctions on Islands Collection Editors: Eric Buffetaut, Simone Fattorini, Maria Panitsa
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