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Thoughts on publishing in a mega-journal

Results of publishing my latest paper  Just recently I published my first scientific (as opposed to anthropological) article in a mega-journal (See article at ). I searched for a home for the article in two different journals prior, but it had been rejected after one journal editor noted that the article was technically sound. Another editor stated that the topic modeling would be of no interest to readers. The First editor stated that the article was too narrow a topic generally for their readership to be published in their journal. Considering that there were only less than a handful of journals existing that would handle this article, I was given the suggestion by one of the editors to consider the present home for the article, Heliyon .  The mega-journal Heliyon I found  Heliyon  having taken the editor's advice, knowing very little about the journal other than it being run by Elsevier. I could see that it published articles in diff