Waiting for publication

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Waiting times. Intending authors should be aware that an accepted article does not immediately go to online publication. Every article published undergoes a detailed editing by the Journal. This means that there is a delay between acceptance and online publication.

There is then a further delay to as online papers await hard-copy publication.

The current wait from article acceptance to editing by the journal is about 5-6 months. However, this time is likely to stretch out over the next couple of months as a special issue is in preparation.

At present, Production is taking 4-6 weeks to process papers to online publication. The wait for publication in an issue is about 9-11 months.

By the end of January 2023, all articles accepted up to 21 August 2022 were in the editing process, awaiting production, or published.