PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal.
It considers articles in the Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Health Sciences.
PeerJ does not publish in the Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities
(except where articles in those areas have clear applicability to the core areas of
Biological, Environmental, Medical or Health sciences).
PeerJ considers Research Articles, Bioinformatics Software Tools, Systematic Review/Meta-Analyses, Literature Review Articles and Registered Reports. It does not accept Hypothesis Papers, Commentaries, Opinion Pieces, Case Studies, Case Reports, etc.
PeerJ evaluates articles
based on an objective determination of scientific and methodological soundness, not on subjective determinations of 'impact,' 'novelty' or 'interest'.
applies the highest standards to everything it does - specifically, the publication places
an emphasis on research integrity; high ethical standards; constructive peer-review; exemplary production quality; and leading-edge online functionality.
If you are unsure whether or not your article meets our requirements for a particular submission type, please see our discipline standards
PeerJ reserves the right to decline to consider, or publish, any submissions for any reason at any time. This can include those studies that do not have a grounding in established scientific knowledge, or that conflict with PeerJ's core values; or that are found to be outside our scope; or that fail to satisfy any of our technical or editorial policies etc.