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What our authors say about us

SpringerOpen journals aim to provide authors with the highest possible service standards. Take a look at what authors are saying about the efficiency and quality of our journals' editorial processes.

"Helpful and clear instructions for authors."

Prof. Dr. Grienggrai Rajchakit, Faculty of Science, Maejo University Chiang Mai, Thailand about Advances in Difference Equations 

"It is really a great experience and honor for us to publish our manuscript in Fixed Point Theory and Applications. We are very thankful to the editors and the whole team, including the referees, for their work."

Deepesh Kumar Patel, S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, India about Fixed Point Theory and Applications

"The process was very clear."

Mbuvi Musingo, Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Kenya about Forest Ecosystems

"I am very thankful for the fast review process and the very useful comments from respected editors and reviewers. I am also extremely satisfied with and grateful for the super responsive and accurate Springer team and the fast publication."

Vahid Rakhshan, Department of Dental Anatomy and Morphology, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran, about Progress in Orthodontics

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Author survey results

We want to offer our authors the best possible publishing experience; therefore we constantly work to enhance our services by responding to our authors’ feedback on their experiences publishing in a SpringerOpen journal.

Every author who publishes an article in a SpringerOpen journal has been asked to rate their publication experience, on a scale of ‘very good’ to ‘very poor’. There were over 5,000 respondents in between January 2014 and September 2015.

  • 79% of the authors rated their overall experience [of publishing in a SpringerOpen journal] as “good”
  • 86% rated the overall peer review process as “good”
  • 83% of them found the submission processes to be “good”

Further important aspects:

  • 87% of authors would recommend the journal they published in to a colleague
  • 83% of authors say they would publish in the journal again

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