Focus and Scope
The ESJ covers the following main subjects:
Social and Management Sciences:
Anthropology, Communication studies, Economics, Accounting & Finance, Education, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Political science, Psychology, Social health, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts, Humanities and other relevant subjects.
Engineering and Technical Sciences:
Chemical engineering , Civil engineering , Electrical engineering , Mechanical engineering, Manufacturing engineering, Acoustical engineering, Mining engineering, Instrumentation and control, Aerospace, Automotive, Computer, Electronic, Petroleum, software, Architectural, Agricultural, Biosystems, Biomedical and industrial materials and other relevant subjects.
Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food chemistry and Biochemistry, Ecology, Agriculture and environment and other relevant topics
Logic, Mathematics, Mathematical logic, Mathematical statistics, Theoretical computer science.
Chemistry, Physics, Earth sciences and Space science.
Special Issues deal with more focused topics with high current interest falling within the scope of the journal in which they are published. Special Issue proposals are welcome at any time during the year.
ESJ is published six month a year. Exact schedule of publication for each issue is as the following:
- Open Submissions
- Peer Reviewed
- Open Submissions
- Peer Reviewed
- Open Submissions
- Peer Reviewed
- Open Submissions
- Peer Reviewed
Open Access Policy
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.
Everyone has a right to "download, reuse, re-print, modify, distribute and/or copy" the published papers.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.
Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:
- Directly copying text from other sources without attribution
- Copying ideas, images, or data from other sources without attribution
- Reusing text from your own previous publications without attribution or agreement of the editor
- Exception: Reusing text from the Methods section in the author’s previous publications, with attribution to the source, is acceptable.
Using an idea from another source with slightly modified language without attribution.
If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, we may issue a correction or retract the paper, as appropriate.
The ethical policy of Emerging Science Journal is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with International Committee of ESJ Editorial Board codes of conduct. Readers, authors, reviewers and editors should follow these ethical policies once working with ESJ. The ethical policy of ESJ is liable to determine which of the typical research papers or articles submitted to the journal should be published in the concerned issue. For information on this matter in publishing and ethical guidelines please visit http://publicationethics.org
Principles of Transparency and Publication Ethics
Peer review process: ESJ is a double blind peer reviewed electronic bio-monthly publication concerned with all aspects of Social and Management Sciences, Engineering and Technical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Formal Sciences, Physical Sciences. This process, as well as any policies related to the journal’s peer review procedures, is clearly described on the journal’s Web site (http://ijournalse.org/index.php/ESJ/about/editorialPolicies#custom-3).
Governing Body: ESJ has very strong editorial board, whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. The full names and affiliations of the journal’s editors is provided on the journal’s Web site (http://ijournalse.org/index.php/ESJ/about/editorialTeam).
Identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct: Editor-in-Chief takes reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others.
Website: A journal’s Website (http://www.ijournalse.org) contains that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards.
Contact information: Journal is provided the contact information for the editorial office of ESJ (http://ijournalse.org/index.php/ESJ/about/contact).
Name of journal: The Journal name of Emerging Science Journal (ESJ) has unique and not be one that is easily confused with another journal.
Data fabrication: This concerns the making up of research findings
- Suspected fabricated data in a submitted manuscript: (https://publicationethics.org/files/Fabricated%20data%20A.pdf)
- Suspected fabricated data in a published manuscript: (https://publicationethics.org/files/Fabricated%20data%20B.pdf).
Data falsification: Manipulating research data with the intention of giving a false impression. This includes manipulating images (e.g. micrographs, gels, radiological images), removing outliers or “inconvenient” results, changing, adding or omitting data points, etc.
Conflicts of interest: Authors are requested to evident whether impending conflicts do or do not exist while submitting their articles to ESJ through Conflict of Interest Disclosure form (http://ijournalse.org/Guideline/Conflict%20of%20Interest.docx).
Duplicate submission is a situation whereby an author submits the same or similar manuscripts to two different journals at the same time either within Academic Journals or any other publisher. This includes the submission of manuscripts derived from the same data in such a manner that there are no substantial differences in the manuscripts. Duplicate submission also includes the submission of the same/similar manuscript in different languages to different journals.
Research involving human participants and/or animals:
1) Statement of Human Rights
When reporting studies that involve human participants, authors should include a statement that the studies have been approved by the appropriate institutional and/or national research ethics committee and have been performed in accordance with the ethical standards as laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
If doubt exists whether the research was conducted in accordance with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration or comparable standards, the authors must explain the reasons for their approach, and demonstrate that the independent ethics committee or institutional review board explicitly approved the doubtful aspects of the study.
2) Statement on the Welfare of Animals
The welfare of animals used for research must be respected. When reporting experiments on animals, authors should indicate whether the international, national, and/or institutional guidelines for the care and use of animals have been followed, and that the studies have been approved by a research ethics committee at the institution or practice at which the studies were conducted (where such a committee exists).
Duties and Responsibilities of Editors
- The Editors of the journal should have the full authority to reject/accept a manuscript.
- The Editors of the journal should maintain the confidentiality of submitted manuscripts under review or until they are published.
- The Editor-in-Chief should take a decision on submitted manuscripts, whether to be published or not with other editors and reviewers
- The Editors of the journal should preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
- The Editors of the journal should disclose and try to avoid any conflict of interest.
- The Editors of the journal should maintain academic integrity and strive to meet the needs of readers and authors.
- The Editors of the journal should be willing to investigate plagiarism and fraudulent data issues and willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions, and apologies when needed.
- The Editors of the journal should have the limit themselves only to the intellectual content.
- The Editors of the journal must not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
- Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted paper will not be used by the editor or the members of the editorial board for their own research purposes without the author's explicit written consent.
Duties and Responsibilities of Reviewers
- The Reviewers of the journal should assist the Editors in taking the decision for publishing the submitted manuscripts.
- The Reviewers should maintain the confidentiality of manuscripts, which they are invited to review.
- The Reviewers should provide comments in time that will help editors to make decision on the submitted manuscript to be published or not.
- The Reviewers are bound to treat the manuscript received for peer reviewing as confidential, and must not use the information obtained through peer review for personal advantage.
- The Reviewers comments against each invited manuscript should be technical, professional and objective.
- The Reviewers should not review the manuscripts in which they have found conflicts of interest with any of the authors, companies, or institutions.
- The Reviewers should disclose and try to avoid any conflict of interest.
Authors of Emerging Science Journal must confirm the following:
- Submitted manuscripts must be the original work of the author(s),
- The submitting corresponding author is responsible for ensuring that the manuscript article's publication has been approved by all the other coauthors.
- Only unpublished manuscripts should be submitted,
- All authors have agreed to allow the corresponding author to serve as the correspondent with the editorial office, to review the edited manuscript and proof,
- Acknowledge the sources of data used in the development of the manuscript,
- All listed authors must have made a significant scientific contribution to the research in the manuscript and approved all its claims,
- All errors discovered in the manuscript after submission must be swiftly communicated to the Editor,
- All authors must know that that the submitted manuscripts under review or published with ESJ are subject to screening using Plagiarism Prevention Software. Plagiarism is a serious violation of publication ethics.
We aim to respond to and resolve all complaints quickly and constructively. The procedures to investigate and resolve complaints followed by Emerging Science Journal aims to be fair and balanced for those making complaints and for those being complained about. The complaint can be made by writing an email.
All complaints will be acknowledged within three working days.
Please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peer Review Policy
This journal uses double-blind peer-review, which means that the reviewers of the paper won’t get to know the identity of the author(s), and the author(s) won’t get to know the identity of the reviewer. The idea is that everyone should get a similar and unbiased review.
The detailed Journal peer review process is based on the following chart: