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.
CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the serial.
scite Index is the ratio of citations supporting research which is published in the journal to sum of citations either supporting or contrasting the research published in the journal for the same time period. Minimum 100 supporting citations required.
SCImago Journal Rank measures weighted citations received by the serial. Citation weighting depends on subject field and prestige (SJR) of the citing serial.
Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures actual citations received relative to citations expected for the serial’s subject field.
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13.6k articles received 158.6k citations see all
PeerJ has been in operation since 2013 till date.
PeerJ published with a Continuous publication frequency.
In 2021, PeerJ published 8189 articles.
Citescore for PeerJ is 3.8.
SNIP score for PeerJ is 1.04.
SJR for PeerJ is Q3.
PeerJ is the publisher of PeerJ.