Russian Journal of General Chemistry

ISSN: 1070-3632 (Print) 1608-3350 (Online)

Description

Russian Journal of General Chemistry  is a journal that covers many problems that are of general interest to the whole community of chemists. The journal is the successor to Russia’s first chemical journal, Zhurnal Russkogo Khimicheskogo Obshchestva  (Journal of the Russian Chemical Society ) founded in 1869 to cover all aspects of chemistry. Now the journal is focused on the interdisciplinary areas of chemistry (organometallics, organometalloids, organoinorganic complexes, mechanochemistry, nanochemistry, etc.), new achievements and long-term results in the field. The journal publishes reviews, current scientific papers, letters to the editor, and discussion papers.

PEER REVIEW

Russian Journal of General Chemistry is a peer reviewed journal. We use a single blind peer review format. Our team of reviewers includes over 20 reviewers, both internal and external (85%). The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 21 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 21 days. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Deputy Editor-in-Chief.

Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

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