eISSN: 2167-8359

Aims and Scope

PeerJ is an open access peer-reviewed scientific mega journal covering research in the biological and medical sciences. It is published by a company of the same name that was co-founded by CEO Jason Hoyt (formerly at Mendeley) and publisher Peter Binfield (formerly at PLOS ONE), with initial financial backing of US$950,000 from O'Reilly Media's O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and later funding from Sage Publishing.

Key Metrics

0.87 5-Year SI
Scite Index
Q3 Neuroscience (all)

Indexed in the following public directories

  • Web of Science
  • DOAJ
  • Scopus

Topics Covered

Journal Specifications

  • Publisher PeerJ
  • Language English
  • Frequency Continuous publication
  • Article Processing Charges USD 1195
  • Editorial Review Process Blind peer review
General Details
  • Language English
  • Frequency Continuous publication
  • Publication Start Year 2013
  • Publisher URL Visit website
  • Website URL Visit website
Publication Details
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13.6k articles received 158.6k citations see all

  • 8,371 Supporting
  • 146,974 Mentioning
  • 1,194 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 5 Retractions
  • 0 Withdrawals
  • 16 Corrections
  • 25 Errata
  • 0 Expression of Concern


How long has PeerJ been actively publishing?

PeerJ has been in operation since 2013 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of PeerJ ?

PeerJ published with a Continuous publication frequency.

How many articles did PeerJ publish last years ?

In 2021, PeerJ published 8189 articles.

What is Citescore for PeerJ ?

Citescore for PeerJ is 3.8.

What is SNIP score for PeerJ ?

SNIP score for PeerJ is 1.04.

What is the SJR for PeerJ ?

SJR for PeerJ is Q3.

Who is the publisher of PeerJ ?

PeerJ is the publisher of PeerJ.