Data reported in this paper are provided by Thomson Reuters ScholarOne Manuscripts™.* ScholarOne’s
customer base is reflective of the global scholarly publishing community, representing journals of all sizes
and scopes, from high Impact Factor international titles to select niche, society, or regional journals. The
aggregate dataset for analysis includes submissions, acceptances, rejections, and time-to-decision for 4,200
journals published by over 365 societies, publishers, and university presses. This encompasses over 3 million
submissions during the analysis period 2005–2010.