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2075-5309         Period: [2011 .. ]



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Construction Engineering

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Scientific level placements and Norwegian HEIs publication points

Year Scientific Level Author Shares Publication Points
2024 1
2023 1 11.2387 17.1867
2022 1 6.4667 10.1344
2021 1 5.7929 10.2553
2020 1 4.9524 6.4851
2019 1 2.3333 2.7506
2018 1 3.8333 5.2697
2017 1 1.6 1.7746
2016 1 1.625 1.7746
2015 1 0.0 0.0
2014 1 0.0 0.0
2013 1 0.5 0.5
2012 1 0.0 0.0
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Request to upgrade Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309) ( from Nivå 1 to nivå 2 due to the Scientific quality criteria in this peer reviewed journal.

High Visibility/ Indexing and abstracting: Buildings Journal is Indexed in the Major Indexing/Abstracting Service In The Field of building science, building engineering and architecture. It is one of the few high quality international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal that is focused on historical buildings i.e. on research dealing with immovable cultural heritage. It is indexed to Scopus, Web of Science; Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers (NSD), Julkaisufoorumi Publication Forum (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies), Inspec (IET), DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals and other databases. This Factor Is Used For Evaluating The Prestige Of Journals.

Open access/online submission: Open access is free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions. In addition the Online submission system of the MDPI publisher is user-friendly.

Journal citation and ranking: Papers published in buildings Journal have a good citation. It means that authors publishing in this journal can improve their h-index.

Journal reputation/ circulation: The Journal reputation is high in the field (of building science, building engineering and architecture). This is due to the above quality criteria, the regularity and international presence of the authors that choose to publish in Buildings and that are very well known in the field, the publication of Special issue that are of high interest among the researchers (e.g. “Nanomaterials for Historic Buildings”; "Noise control in Buildings"; “Non destructing testing for building evaluation ",”environmental impact assessment of buildings”). Finally it is due to the Journal publisher and editorial board quality recognized at international level.

Paper originality/ Acceptance and rejection rates: The Acceptance Criteria Is Of High Quality Standard. The Journal has a High Rejection Rate as the review process requires acceptance status from at least 3 reviewers.

Length of review/ Time lag: It has a Rapid publication. Manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.28 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).

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