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Scientific Reports

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Duration first review round 1.9 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.4 mnths compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 2.6 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 4.7 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
The reviews was professional, good and fair. However the editorial process is extremely slow and ineffective. First, the editorial office lost a contact with handling editor and it took them more then 2 months to re-assign the manuscript to another editor, Second, in any stage of the submission the manuscript is going through "quality check", which take at least a week. Third, the production of accepted manuscript is extremely slow as well. It took more than two weeks and additional communication with the production staff to get invoice and the proof of the manuscript.

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