eISSN: 2167-8359 pISSN: 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

0.88 5-Year SI
Scite Index
Q3 Neuroscience (all)

Topics Covered

Journal Specifications

  • Publisher PEERJ INC
  • Language English
  • Frequency Continuous publication
  • Article Processing Charges USD 1395
  • Publication Time 10
  • Editorial Review Process Anonymous 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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15.8k articles received 208.9k citations see all

  • 11,004 Supporting
  • 193,355 Mentioning
  • 1,500 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 6 Retractions
  • 0 Withdrawals
  • 17 Corrections
  • 26 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 2022, PeerJ published 472 articles.

What is the eISSN & pISSN for PeerJ ?

For PeerJ,eISSN is 2167-8359 and pISSN is2167-8359.

What is Citescore for PeerJ ?

Citescore for PeerJ is 4.7.

What is SNIP score for PeerJ ?

SNIP score for PeerJ is 1.07.

What is the SJR for PeerJ ?

SJR for PeerJ is Q3.

Who is the publisher of PeerJ ?

PEERJ INC is the publisher of PeerJ.