Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Archives of Science and Technology publishes thesis and dissertation summary and details as review articles in IAST journal of international repute. Digital publications are currently published from all areas covering sciences, engineering and technology.

Some of areas covered are:

Agricultural Sciences

Animal Husbandry

Astronomy and Space

Ayurveda

Biology

Chemical Sciences

Earth Sciences

Engineering (all divisions)

Environmental Sciences

InterDisciplinary

Mathematical Sciences

NanoScience

General Science

Biomedical Sciences

Medical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Physics

Plant Sciences

Biosciences

Psychology

 

And other areas of science.

 

Journal Frequency:

Journal is published as Annual volumes. The articles are published on 'As we go' concept means the articles are published and assigned to a volume/issue as soon it become publishable (after reviewing + copyediting + layout + galley proofing ). The discipline/subject specific issues may / maynot be created in any volume.

 

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The Review of submitted articles is undertaken by the experts in respective fields for the material, context, grammitical, textual standarization and process is completed within 30 days of the submission.

Journal uses single blind review procedure (reviewer may see the author details provided in manuscript while authors are not aware of reviewers identity).

 

Article Purchase

Readers without a subscription may still purchase individual articles. The following payment options and fees are available.

Purchase Article: 58.00 (USD)

The payment of this fee will enable you to view, download, and print this article.

 

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

The Journal ‘International Archives of Science and Technology’ and its Publisher ‘Integrated Science’ follows the best practices in evaluation of contents, processing of manuscripts and publishing thereof. The Journal and Publisher essentially follows the code of conduct defined by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) for Journal Editors (Code of Conduct and Best Practices Guidelines for Journal Editors listed in COPE guidelines file: http://publicationethics.org/files/Code%20of%20Conduct_2.pdf  ) and Publisher (the Code of Conduct Journal Publishers  listed in COPE page file: http://publicationethics.org/files/Code%20of%20conduct%20for%20publishers%20FINAL_1_0_0.pdf

Further, the journal also publishes biomedical reports, so the journal adheres and follows the guidelines defined for publication in medical journals by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) in its document ‘Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals’ provided on link http://www.icmje.org/recommendations  and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) on its webpage http://www.wame.org/

The Authors, Reviewers and Editors are expected to adhere and follow the code of conduct on ethical practices defined at above mentioned links in the respective roles.

 

The manuscript processing involves following stages

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In addition, general instructions and help pages on ‘Integrated Science’ for Authors, Reviewers and Editors should be referred for brief general conduct   

Authors

Each authors who submit (and willing to publish in the journal) the manuscript, should read the ethical guidelines for submission and publication of work in scientific and medical journal (listed on above links). Particularly, manuscript must be plagiarism free. Any Animal study reported should have been performed with approval of respective institutional ethical committee and statement thereof should be included in manuscript.

Author Guidelines for manuscript preparation and submission: http://pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/cbl/about/submission  

General Help pages for Authors: http://pubs.iscience.in/authors 

Reviewer

The journal uses ‘Single Blind Review’ of the manuscripts, the reviewers must maintain the confidentiality during reviewing and post review of manuscript. The manuscript work should be evaluated in respective field of expertise and detailed feedback and recommendation should be provided to editors. The general code of conduct defined in above links should be referred and followed while reviewing and providing feedback.

Basic Ethics for Reviewers are noted at: http://pubs.iscience.in/reviewer

 

Editors

All the editors should handle the assigned manuscripts by observing fair processing of submissions, editorial independence, confidentiality, and rational decision making within stipulated time framework with the feedback obtained from independent reviewer/experts in the field of work covered in respective manuscript. A detailed code of conduct mentioned in above reference documents should be adhered to.

General help page for Editors (for using the online software/editorial processing): http://pubs.iscience.in/editor

 

Publishers

The Publisher ‘Integrated Science’ handles the unethical publishing cases. In cases of alleged or proven scientific misconduct, fraudulent publication or plagiarism, the publisher, in close collaboration with the editors, will take all appropriate measures to clarify the situation and to amend the article in question. This includes the prompt publication of an erratum, clarification or, in the most severe case, the retraction of the affected work.  The publisher, together with the editors, shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, and under no circumstances encourage such misconduct or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place.

Access to journal content: The publisher is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research. The online and digital contents are preserved by the Publisher by maintaining own digital archive and would also ensure accessibility by partnering with other digital archiving organizations. Most of the journal contents are archived in the Print form as well.