Life Sciences, Society and Policy operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous.
The benefit of single-blind peer review is that it is the traditional model of peer review that many reviewers are comfortable with, and it facilitates a dispassionate critique of a manuscript.
Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two or more experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.
- ISSN: 2195-7819
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LSSP now indexed in MEDLINE
In addition to being available in PubMed Central (PMC) since 2016, the journal is now also in MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine journal citation database. Authors who publish in Life Sciences, Society and Policy can now greatly benefit from having their articles indexed in this prestigious and reputable database.