General Information on iRASD Journal of Energy & Enviornment- JEE Article Processing Charges (APC)
- iRASD Journal of Energy & Enviornment - JEE is open Access journal.
- An article processing charge (APC):
- Authors pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review administration and management, professional production of articles in PDF and other formats, and dissemination of published papers in various venues, in addition to other publishing functions.
Following activities and operations add details on how our APCs are justified:
- Publishing Operations
iRASD JEE develops and maintains its own electronic submission and peer-review website. We also run several platforms to offer different types of services for scholars.
- Journal publication
2.1. Triaging—filtering of papers upon submission by internal staff and editorial board members.
2.2. Organization of peer-review— iRASD JEE provides a high degree of assistance to Academic Editors so that they can only focus on editorial decisions. We employ in-house editors to invite reviewers, collect review reports, communicate with authors and reviewers, correspond with authors about revision, etc.
2.3. Production—including copy-editing, typesetting, copy-editing XML and PDF conversion, and language editing. iRASD JEE provides excellent quality English editing for all accepted papers, included in the APC.
2.4. Proofreading—Corresponding with authors to approve the final text and requesting any missing information.
2.5. Indexing & archiving— iRASD JEE has a team dedicated to indexing relations that advise on the eligibility of a journal for application to be indexed in different databases. Our team communicates closely with the contact persons at the different databases and receives regular updates on the status of applications. We dedicate time to keep ourselves up to date on any changes in the evaluation criteria or application procedure.
- Marketing and Communication
iRASD JEE promotes its journals and articles through sponsorships of conferences, scholarly society events, and other promotional activities, as well as a series of awards to support researchers.
4.1. Management & administration include costs related to salaries of non-editorial staff and other business costs. They include all the fees paid by iRASD JEE forward membership in publishing organizations: STM Association, OASPA, SSP, as well as services such as Publons. Most membership fees are based on the level of income or size of the publisher.