The Proceedings of 20th International Symposium on Chironomidae will be published in a Special Issue of the Journal of Limnology.
The Journal of Limnology [eISSN 1723-8633] is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal published by PAGEPress®, Pavia, Italy [Impact Factor 2016= 1.451].

The Journal of Limnology publishes peer-reviewed original papers, review papers and notes about all aspects of limnology. The scope of the journal comprises the ecology, biology, microbiology, physics, and chemistry of freshwaters, including the impact of human activities, management and conservation.
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The book will be an Open Access publication and all contributions will be available online for free and unlimited download, increasing their visibility and scientific impact. Hard copies will be also ordered, at least a copy for each corresponding author.

Contributions must be prepared according to the journal Author Guidelines of the journal. We will use the platform of the journal to manage all the steps, from submission to on-line publication and press (1 printed copy/corresponding author).
Manuscript structure
Page 1 (Title, authors, affiliation, running title)
Page 2 (Abstract, Keywords)
From Page 3 Introduction to References (max 10 pages, doubled spaced, Times New Roman 12)
N. figures= max 4
N. tables= max 2
Supplementary files are accepted for the online version.


​Submission (special session of the Journal/topic)​20 September - 20 December 2017
​Revision by PagePress (format) ​Within 20 December 2017
​Revision by Guest Editors (Lencioni et al.)​Within 20 December 2017
​Peer-revision by Journal reviewer board of ms approved by the editorial board​Within 15 March 2018
​Revision by the authors​Within 15 May 2018
​Final approval/reject decision ​Within 15 June 2018
​Copy editing, proofs, on-line publication
Press (100 copies)
​Within end July 2018
Autumn 2018

When you start your submission, you have to select the Section* = “Chironomidae Int Symp 2017” and flag the Submission Checklist, included the last point, otherwise the submission will fail.

I understand that this journal charge an Article Processing Fee for publication. I confirm that I will pay the amount due whether my manuscript will be accepted for publication.

The payment of the charge to allow for publication in this special issue is in the MUSE's liability (it is free for authors).
Page Press Manager will check the submitted manuscript in accordance with the guidelines of the journal and of this special issue. Once approved, it will be assigned it to Guest Editors then submitted for double review.