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Progress in Polymer Science

Elsevier

1967-

ISSN: 0079-6700 (1873-1619)
Polymer Science - Ceramics and Composites - Polymers and Plastics - Organic Chemistry - Materials Chemistry - Surfaces and Interfaces

Green Open Access

Sherpa/Romeo info

Author can archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)
Author can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing)
Author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF
  • Authors pre-print on any website, including arXiv and RePEC
  • Author's post-print on author's personal website immediately
  • Author's post-print on open access repository after an embargo period of between 12 months and 48 months
  • Permitted deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate, may be required to comply with embargo periods of 12 months to 48 months
  • Author's post-print may be used to update arXiv and RepEC
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Must link to publisher version with DOI
  • Author's post-print must be released with a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
  • Publisher last reviewed on 03/06/2015


More Sherpa/Romeo information

APC Discount

Researchers from RUG, UU, VU, UM, UL, WUR, EUR, RU, TU/e, TUD, UT, OU, TiU and UvA will receive a 100% discount on the Article Processing Charges that need to be paid by a corresponding author to publish open access in this journal.

More information on this Elsevier deal.

This deal is valid until 2019-12-31.
NB: APC discount can only be claimed for articles submitted after 2016-02-01


More information on Open Access publishing

Last updated: 2019-09-04

Impact

Journal Citation Reports (2018)

Impact factor: 24.505
Q1 (Polymer Science (1/87))

Scopus Journal Metrics (2017)

SJR: 7.261
SNIP: 7.288
Impact (Scopus CiteScore): 24.94
Quartile: Q1
CiteScore percentile: 99%
CiteScore rank: 1 out of 96
 
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