Welcome to JournalReviewer

JournalReviewer is an independent site that aggregates information users provide about their experience with academic journals' review processes so that other others can be as informed as possible as they consider journal submissions.
Our goal is to provide users with detailed information to help them choose the best journal for the specific details of their unique submission situation.

The total number of journals in our database is 838. There are currently 272 reports submitted to JournalReviewer!

Recently added review reports

Computers in Human Behavior (Elsevier)
  ·  Plausibility: 1 / 5   (desk reject)
"After 19 days the paper was desk-rejected by the editor. I got a mail with a single paragraph just saying: " [the paper] does not fit within the Aims ..."

Computers & Education (Elsevier)
  ·  Overall quality rating: 1 / 5
"After 5 to 6 weeks I got the decision of a reject based on a single reviewer.

The editor was anxious about the sample size and asked a "statistics ..."

Computers in Human Behavior (Elsevier)
  ·  Plausibility: 1 / 5   (desk reject)
"After a week I received the decision "desk reject" in a simple one-liner stating "... based on scope and topic coverage ...".

I was really confused..."

Communication Research Reports (Eastern Communication Association)
  ·  Overall quality rating: 3 / 5
"Speedy feedback! Helpful comments from reviewers. Clear, crisp communication from the new editor. I did have one concern, though. One piece of feedbac..."

New Media & Society (Sage Publications)
  ·  Overall quality rating: 5 / 5
"Overall, I've been happy with all my submissions to New Media & Society so far. Two of my manuscripts were rejected but with helpful and useful review..."

Recently added journals

International Journal of Design (Chinese Institute of Design)
Visual Cognition (Taylor & Francis)
Scientific Reports (Macmillan)
Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics (Springer)
Memory & Cognition (Springer)

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