The journal focuses on all aspects of the Quaternary. This scope is intentionally broad, and covers a range of specialisms such as geomorphology, palaeoclimatology, palaeobotany, palynology, palaeontology, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology, biological anthropology and Palaeolithic archaeology.
The Open Quaternary site has received around 60,000 page views since its launch in March 2015, with the most accessed publication currently having been viewed/downloaded over 11,000 times. All publications are widely indexed for enhanced dissemination and findability. Average submission to publication times are currently around 140 days.
We're very happy to announce that Open Quaternary has been accepted into three of the specialist collections within Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science database. All of our published content will now appear in:
As well as helping to make each article more visible, this acceptance confirms the high-quality content that the journal has been producing. As always, we would like to thank our authors, reviewers and editors for all of their efforts in helping Open Quaternary to succeed.
Posted on 26 Jul 2019
The recent publication on hyena fossils from the artic (Tseng et al. 2019) has been covered in great detail on mainstream press coverage. To list a few:
Read the full publication at http://doi.org/10.5334/oq.64
Posted on 19 Jun 2019
We're very happy to announce that Open Quaternary is now indexed in Scopus, with a CiteScore of 2.0. This puts the journal in the 95th and 94th percentile for Archaeology and Anthropology journals, respectively.
Posted on 18 Jun 2019