Manuscript formatting, delayed peer-reviews, and overemphasizing the impact factor: can something be done?

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33393/ao.2023.2530

Keywords:

Peer-review, Impact Factor, Preprint

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Published

2023-01-16

How to Cite

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Kothari V. Manuscript formatting, delayed peer-reviews, and overemphasizing the impact factor: can something be done?. abtpn [Internet]. 2023 Jan. 16 [cited 2023 Feb. 4];10(1):4-5. Available from: https://journals.aboutscience.eu/index.php/aboutopen/article/view/2530
Received 2022-11-28
Accepted 2022-12-12
Published 2023-01-16