Publications is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on scholarly publishing, published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science)RePEc, dblp, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Communication)
  • Open Peer-Review: authors have the option for all reviewer comments and editorial decisions to be published along with the final paper. For more, see: Editorial, Paper with Review Comments.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 28 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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.
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Special Issue in Publications
Research Data and Data Papers Guest Editor: Jorge Revez
Deadline: 20 July 2022
Special Issue in Publications
Writing, Reading and Crafting Narratives in Scientific Publication Guest Editors: Monica Gonzalez-Marquez, Anouschka Foltz
Deadline: 20 August 2022
Special Issue in Publications
Toward a New World in Scholarly Communication: The 9th PUBMET2022 Conference on Scholarly Communication in the Context of Open Science Guest Editors: Jadranka Stojanovski, Iva Grabarić Andonovski
Deadline: 15 September 2022
Special Issue in Publications
Looking Forwards and Backwards: 10 Years of Publications Guest Editors: Gemma Derrick, Bart Penders
Deadline: 31 December 2022
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