Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
In its editorial policy the "ACCESS: Access to science, business, innovation in digital economy" journal complies with the international standards for publication ethics.
The code of ethics refers to all participants in the publication process: publishers, editors, authors and reviewers. The rules concern ethical issues like: objectivity of reviewers and equal treatment of all articles and authors, originality and plagiarism, confidentiality, fraudulent citation and data, possible conflict of interest.
"ACCESS: Access to science, business, innovation in digital economy" is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against publication malpractice.
Authors who submit papers to "ACCESS: Access to science, business, innovation in digital economy" attest that their work is original and unpublished, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
There are no article submission charges.
"ACCESS: Access to science, business, innovation in digital economy" e-journal provides immediate open access of all its content to the public for free on the Internet, following the criteria of free availability to our national or international readers, and the authors are not charged for sending, evaluation and publication of their articles in regular editions; therefore, supporting a greater exchange of global knowledge.
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The scientists who actively work in their fields of science are often invited to evaluate research papers of the other researchers. The main task of a peer reviewer is to evaluate the pros and cons of a research paper in the qualified and objective way in order to help the other scientists correctly disclose the results of their research.
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If the article is accepted for publication in the journal the author must sign an agreement on transfer of copyright. The agreement is sent to the postal (original) or e-mail address (scanned copy) of the journal editions.
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License International CC-BY that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
Article publishing rights
Journal articles, published by ACCESS Press, are published under a CC-BY 4.0 licence which allows readers to reuse the content without restriction. Authors retain copyright in their articles but grant ACCESS Press the right of the first publication. Copyright © 2020 The Author(s). Published by ACCESS Press.
Conflict-of-Interest Statement for publications
Each submitted manuscript to the journal "ACCESS: Access to science, business, innovation in digital economy" should be accompanied with information disclosing all relationships that can be considered as representing a potential conflict of interest.
Preprint is a version of a scholarly or scientific paper that precedes formal peer review and publication in a peer-reviewed scholarly or scientific journal. The preprint version is available for free, before a paper is published in a journal.
Types of manuscripts
The editorial board welcomes for publishing all authors who would contribute for achieving the objectives and scope of the journal. We publish articles in the following groups: Conceptual papers; Research papers; Case Study; Micro articles; Abstract of doctoral dissertations.
Editorial correspondence, including manuscripts for submission, should be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
As ACCESS Press understands the importance of core principles of scholarly communication, the editor of the journal strives to organize peer review process within 20 days, and the publishing house puts effort in publishing articles usually within 2–4 weeks after acceptance.
"ACCESS: Access to science, business, innovation in digital economy" journal starts to operate a continuous publication model, so articles are published as soon as they are ready. The ACCESS Press team do their best to upload archives of the journals to the new system and make the content accessible for readers as soon as possible.