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Open Access Rheumatology: Research and Reviews


Call For Papers

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Chuan-Ju Liu

Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews is indexed online:

What is the advantage to you of publishing in Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews?

  • It is an open access journal which means that your paper is available to anyone in the world to download for free directly from the Dove website.
  • Although Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews receives many papers, unlike most traditional journals, your paper will not be rejected due to lack of space. We are an electronic journal and there are no limits on the number or size of the papers we can publish.
  • The time from submission to a decision being made on a paper can, in many journals, take some months and this is very frustrating for authors. Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews has one of the fastest turnaround times of any medical journal in the world. Generally peer review is complete within 2-3 weeks and the editor’s decision within 2-7 days of this. It is therefore very rare to have to wait more than 4 weeks for a final decision. 
  • Many authors have found that our peer reviewer’s comments substantially add to their final papers.

To recover our editorial and production costs and continue to provide our content at no cost to readers we charge authors or their institution a publication processing fee.

PubMed Central
Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews is indexed on PubMed Central (title abbreviation: Open Access Rheumatol). All published papers in this journal are submitted to PubMed for indexing straight away.

Become a Favored Author and receive real benefits
If you haven't already joined the Dove Press Favored Author Program I would encourage you to do so. Why? To receive real benefits like fast-tracking and a personal co-ordinator for your paper, as well as a discount on the publication processing fee.
Click here to go through to the Favored Author signup page, you'll just need to supply the working title of your next paper and when you intend to submit by.

Yours sincerely
Dr Chuan-Ju Liu
Editor-in-Chief
Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews

Email: mailto:editor-in-chief@dovepress.com?subject=Open%20Access%20Rheumatology:%20Research%20and%20Reviews%20-%20EiC%20web%20invitation%20to%20submit