Paper Prints Policy

1. Purpose

The purpose of this Paper Prints Policy is to outline the guidelines and procedures for the submission, review, and publication of paper prints in the "Journal for Social Science Archives" (JSSA). This policy aims to maintain the highest standards of quality, integrity, and relevance in the field of social science archives.

2. Submission Guidelines

2.1 Authors

Authors are invited to submit original research papers, reviews, and scholarly articles related to the field of social science archives. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically through the JSSA online submission system.

2.2 Formatting

All submissions must adhere to the JSSA formatting guidelines. Authors are required to follow the specified citation style and manuscript structure outlined in the journal's author guidelines.

2.3 Originality and Plagiarism

Submitted papers must be original works, and authors must ensure that the content has not been previously published elsewhere. Plagiarism in any form is strictly prohibited, and manuscripts found to have plagiarized content will be rejected.

3. Peer Review Process

3.1 Double-Blind Peer Review

All submissions undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process. The identities of authors and reviewers are kept confidential to ensure an unbiased evaluation of the manuscript.

3.2 Review Criteria

Reviewers assess manuscripts based on factors such as originality, significance, methodology, clarity of presentation, and adherence to ethical standards. Authors will receive constructive feedback from reviewers to improve the quality of their work.

4. Acceptance and Publication

4.1 Decision Criteria

The editorial board makes publication decisions based on the reviews provided by the peer reviewers. Authors will be informed of the decision, and if revisions are required, a clear set of instructions will be provided.

4.2 Copyright

Upon acceptance, authors are required to transfer copyright to JSSA. However, authors retain the right to use their work for educational and non-commercial purposes.

4.3 Publication Schedule

Accepted papers will be published in the order of final acceptance. The JSSA editorial team will work diligently to ensure timely publication of accepted manuscripts.

5. Open Access Policy

JSSA is committed to open access principles. All content is freely accessible to readers, ensuring a wider dissemination of knowledge.

6. Archiving and Preservation

JSSA is dedicated to preserving scholarly work for the long term. All published papers will be archived and made accessible through appropriate repositories and digital libraries.