A Date is a Date is a Date… Maybe Not
When you create charts to present your journal data, it is important to note which of the many possible dates you used. For example, when creating a chart to show initial decisions, are you using the submission date or the date of the initial decision as your reference date? Does it really matter?
Using Journal Timing Charts to Improve Manuscript Flow: Part 3
In the last post in this series on timing charts, we will look at the time from submission to final decision and the time a manuscript spends specifically in the hands of the editorial office.