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Benefits for Authors

Benefits to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open authors and readers:

  • Rapid Peer Review — Typically under 2 weeks.
  • Rapid Publication of Articles — Articles will publish online, in their final form, as soon as they are ready.
  • Authors Retain Copyright — Authors of articles will retain their copyright to the materials published and content willbe published using the Creative Commons' CCBY or CCBY NC ND licenses.
  • Ease of Submission — Authors will use the familiar manuscript submission system currently used by PRS.
  • Assurance of Quality& Editorial Integrity — All papers undergo rigerous peer-review. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open adheres to policies provided by the ICMJE and the Committee on Publication Ethics.
  • Widest Possible Audience — Published articles will be available worldwide to anyone with internet access.
  • Content Vetted by a Team You Can Trust — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open is under the direct editorship of Rod J. Rohrich, M.D., Editor–in–Chief of PRSPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open is guided by members of the Editorial Board, an expanded group of extraordinary international plastic surgeons composed of highly respected global plastic surgeons and researchers, and the longstanding experience of the PRS and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open Editorial Office and Publisher Group.
  • Forum for Publically Funded Research — The Journal is a venue for plastic surgery papers funded by public funding agencies that require publication in an open access journal.
  • Available in the Key Indexers - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open is indexed in PubMed Central, the Directory of Open Access Journals, Scopus, and the Emerging Sources Citation Index, and is discoverable in PubMed.