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Fossil Record A palaeontological open-access journal of the Museum für Naturkunde
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Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 0.783 IF 0.783
  • IF 5-year value: 1.000 IF 5-year 1.000
  • CiteScore value: 0.86 CiteScore 0.86
  • SNIP value: 0.543 SNIP 0.543
  • SJR value: 0.382 SJR 0.382
  • IPP value: 0.72 IPP 0.72
  • Scimago H index value: 12 Scimago H index 12

Review criteria

In the review the referees are asked to take into account all of the following aspects:

  1. Does the paper contain new data or new ideas or both of them?
  2. Are these up to international standards?
  3. Is the presentation clear?
  4. Does the author reach substantial conclusions?
  5. Is the length of the paper adequate?
  6. Is the language fluent and precise?
  7. Are the title and the abstract pertinent and understandable?
  8. Is the size of each figure adequate to the quantity of data it contains?
  9. Does the author give proper credit to related work and does he/she indicate clearly his/her own contribution?
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