How long does a desk rejection take?
1 to 4 weeks
How long does the decision process take?
Most journals normally take 4-8 weeks to review manuscripts. The ‘decision in process’ status implies that your manuscript has passed through peer review and the editorial board is now making a decision. In this step, the editor carefully evaluates all the comments by the peer-reviewers and examines the manuscript.
What does it mean decision in process?
Coming to your query, Decision in Process typically means that the associate editor (AE) has gone through the peer review comments, arrived at a decision on the manuscript based on the comments, and then conveyed their decision to the Editor-in-Chief (EiC).
How much does it cost to publish in Elsevier?
Elsevier’s APCs range between c$150 and c$6000 US Dollars excluding tax, depending on the journal, with prices clearly displayed on our Article Publishing Charge (APC) price list and on journal homepages. To know more about how and why we price articles differently, please visit our pricing page.
Are open access journals free?
All articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
Is it possible to publish a paper without affiliation?
In principle no, butIn my field of study, you do have to declare some affiliation as an author. Publishers are claiming their submission system needs some official affiliation.