Here you find all announcements concerning the publication operations of SIER.

We are proud to announce that SIER has successfully closed its first issue for further publication in August of 2021.
14 articles were successfully published. A total of 45 articles were submitted, 15 articles were rejected within two weeks as part of a desk rejection. Unfortunately, a further 16 articles could not successfully complete the peer review process by August 2021 and therefore had to be rejected in the final. The average duration of the peer-review process was 13 weeks. The acceptance rate of the first edition is 31.1%.
The articles of the first issue were downloaded an average of 20 times a day in the first three months after the issue closed. Each article has an average of 75 views per day by interested readers worldwide.
The first issue of 2021 can be found at LINK TO FIRST ISSUE 2021.

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Starting on March 25th 2021, SIER has completed 3 months of operations. The journal received 44 submissions during this period. Of these, 24 submitted articles were rejected as part of a desk rejection. Twenty articles have been peer reviewed, 12 of which have been accepted and published to date. The acceptance rate is currently around 27%.

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SIER has started publishing operations on 2021/03/25.
SIER has been issued an ISSN by Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. 2748-0089
SIER has become a member of CrossRef and has been issued a unique DOI Prefix. 10.52514

In the first month of operations we received 15 Submissions. 5 Submissions were rejected by the Editor before being submitted to Peer-Review . 10 Submissions were submitted into Peer-Review. 5 Submissions were published after Peer-Review and revisions. The Submission/Acceptance Ratio for the first month of operations is at 33,3%. We expect the Acceptance Rate to be below 25% in the months to come.

SIER Reviewer are expected to return their review within 2 weeks from acceptance. We expect the publication process to take approximately 8 to 12 weeks in average.

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