Aims and Scope
Analytical Chemistry Insights covers current developments in all areas of the field, including analytical methodology, techniques and instrumentation in the fundamental and applied areas of the field. The journal also focuses on drug analysis and analytical methodology and instrumentation, in recognition of the interrelationship between analytical chemistry and pharmaceutical analysis.
Analytical Chemistry Insights seeks to be the most timely journal for those who need to be up to date with the latest and most important developments in the field. The journal offers high-speed and credible pre-production submission processing to authors. By publishing in open-access format, authors are able to communicate with the widest possible group of readers.
Standard Author Services
The journal distinguishes itself from others in the field by combining individualized author service with editorial integrity and procedural efficiency. At every stage authors will be introduced to the staff member responsible for their paper and will receive procedural explanations and regular status updates. The progress of authors’ papers is continually monitored by staff, and a staff member is always available to answer authors' questions. This is reflected in our consistently positive author testimonials.
Submission to first editorial decision including rigorous, expert peer review in average four weeks
Rapid publication in two to four weeks after acceptance
No deadlines for corrections to typeset proofs
Paper announcement after publication through scholarly databases, social media, and opted-in newsletters
Open access visibility and flexibility with no restrictions on author archiving
CC-BY-NC licensing to prohibit unrestricted commercial re-use, CC-BY available on request
Article level usage metrics (in beta)
Permanent availability by leading institutional libraries under CLOCKSS and LOCKSS systems
Proactive, professional journal staff
Optional Author Services
Discounted article reprints
English proof reading
Pre-submission paper-matching and editor in chief consultation
Pre-peer review language polishing and paper formatting
Ebook on enhancing article visibility
Social media promotion
Current Article Processing Fees
As an open access journal authors are charged an article processing fee after acceptance for publication by the editor in chief or associate editor. Fees do not vary based on factors like word count or use of color images, and there is no fee charged upon submission. Current fees are given below:
Authors in North America: US$1848
Authors in Japan: ¥ 220,500
Authors in other countries: €1549
More information on article processing fees and availability of waivers and discounts are available on the article processing fees webpage.
Manuscript Types and Preparation Guidelines
Information on manuscript types accepted for peer review and guidelines for manuscript preparation are available here. A template manuscript, sample manuscript, and pre-submission check list is available here.
All articles are subject to single-blind independent peer review by reviewers drawn from the journal's editorial board, volunteer peer reviewer pool, and where necessary from Pubmed. Pubmed is used where specialized expertise is unavailable from the other sources. Two to four peer reviewers will be used. Editorial decisions are made by independent editors in chief or associate editors. The editorial process from peer review to first editorial decision takes three to four weeks following acceptance of each paper for peer review.
In the open access business model many editorial decisions result in a fee payment to the publisher. Because of this we maintain a strict distinction between editorial decisions, made by editors in chief or associate editors, and business decisions. Libertas does not make nor attempt to influence editorial decisions. Editorial decision makers receive no incentives to make decisions leading to fee payments.
The journal is committed to high standards of integrity. Authors are required to confirm their compliance with ethical and legal requirements upon submission. Prior to publication all authors must provide signed confirmation of compliance. Where concerns arise the journal will apply the Committee on Publication Ethics guidelines on ethical matters.
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
Frequency of Publication
Articles are published upon completion of production.
Article citations follow this format:
Authors: Title. Journal [year]:[volume] [first page]-[last page]
Correspondence should be sent to . Contact details for Libertas staff are available here.
Additional Information for Authors
I have published more than thirty research papers in internationally reputed high impact factor journals including Libertas Academica publications, Proteomics Insights and Analytical Chemistry Insights. I have no hesitation in saying that Proteomics Insights is highly efficient for its rapid and high quality review process and keeping the authors informed at each stage of the publication process. I recommend this journal for students, teachers and research workers who wish to publish their work. ...