Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management
Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM)
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Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM) is an international scholarly refereed research journal, which aims to promote scientific, technological, legal, socio-economic and policy perspective of environmental science and management, to disseminate the research articles for further research, reference and teaching purposes by the students, researchers, academics and industrialists and to addresses the growing need for professionals, engineers, technocrats and policy makers in society, who can apply best management practices drawn from various inter-disciplines, which may create sustainable future.
Quarterly publication journal
Double blind peer reviewing
Online submission and reviewing
Online status inquiry
Rapid evaluation and publication
Immediate publication on the net
Open access to all PDF full text of published articles
Showcasing research output in a timely manner
Rapid review and publication processing
Sharing option: Social networking enabled
Increased global visibility of articles
No pay charge for manuscript processing and publication
Indexed and cited in well-known databases; particularly Web of Science
APPROPRIATE EDITORIAL CONTENT
nvironmental impact assessment, industrial ecology, ecological and human risk assessment; improved energy management and auditing efficiency, policy and planning, and environmental standards and criteria. The articles of various entities will be deposited immediately into the online repository, after the completion of the review processes, which is seeking by academic institutions, research organizations, professional societies, governmental and non-governmental agencies and other well-established organizations. Furthermore, all published articles will be asked to be assigned with DOI provided by cross reference, which will keep up-to-date information on various disciplines of published papers in GJESM and the same will reach to Global community directly and on time.
At global invention, GJESM Journal has the core values such as scientific integrity, quality, originality, clarity, innovation and knowledge dissemination.
GJESM has a 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 are provided on the journal’s Web site (http://www.gjesm.net/journal/editorial.board).
EDITOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The editor-in-chief should define the terms and roles of the editors and editorial board that are appointed by and report to him or her. The editor-in-chief or principal editor should ensure that the journal’s editors and editorial board are identified in the journal masthead; receive the necessary training and oversight to adequately perform editorial functions; and actively perform their responsibilities, such as assigning reviewers or reviewing manuscripts and advising on policy considerations.
The GJESM adopts the editor freedom, which holds that Editors-in-Chief have full authority over the entire content of the selected articles, which are to be published in GJESM. Some of the privileges are as follows.
- Editors should base editorial decisions on the validity of the work and its importance to the journal’s readers, not on the commercial implications for the journal.
- Editors should seek input as needed from a broad array of advisers, such as reviewers, editorial staff, an editorial board, and readers, to support editorial decisions and potentially controversial expressions of opinion
- Editors should defend the confidentiality of authors and peer-reviewers (names and reviewer comments) in accordance with GJESM policy.
- Manuscripts submitted to journals are privileged communications that are authors’ private, confidential property, and authors may be harmed by premature disclosure of any or all of a manuscript’s details. Editors therefore must not share information about manuscripts, including whether they have been received and are under review, their content and status in the review process, criticism by reviewers, and their ultimate fate, to anyone other than the authors and reviewers. GJESM has some policies on confidentiality as follows.
- Editors should consider adding a confidentiality notice to all correspondence, including reviewer forms, to serve as a reminder to authors, editors, and reviewers.
- Confidential information should not be used for an editor’s own purposes, and editors should take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is not used inappropriately for the advantage of others. In cases of breach of confidentiality by those involved in the peer-review process, editors should contact the involved parties and follow up on such cases until they are satisfactorily resolved.
- Editors should not publish or publicize peer reviewers’ comments without permission of the reviewer and author.
- TIMELINESS OF THE PUBLICATION PROCESS
Editorial decisions should be based on the relevance of a manuscript to the journal and on the manuscript’s originality, quality, and contribution to evidence about important questions. Those decisions should not be influenced by commercial interests, personal relationships or agendas, or findings that are negative or that credibly challenge accepted wisdom. The GJESM has very strong ethical policy, which is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with International Committee of GJESM Editorial Board codes of conduct. Readers, authors, reviewers and editors should follow these ethical policies once working with GJESM (http://gjesm.net/journal/process?ethics).
In addition to rapid Peer Review Process, the GJESM Journal has Post-Publication Evaluation by the scientific community. Post-Publication Evaluation is concentrated to ensure that the quality of published research, review and case report meets certain standards and the conclusions that are presented are justified (http://gjesm.net/journal/authors.note).
RESPONSIBILITY OF PEER-REVIEW PROCESS
Articles submitted to the GJESM Journal are allowed through peer-review process under various levels, as follows.
- Authors: Authors should abide by all principles of authorship.
- Editors: The editors should abide by all principles of Confidentiality, Timeliness, Peer Review and Integrity.
- All contributing authors should qualify for authorship. The order of authorship should be a joint decision of the coauthors. Sufficient participation in the work is of utmost importance (http://gjesm.net/journal/authors.note).
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
When an author(s) discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher to retract or correct the manuscript. If a correction is needed, journals should follow these minimum standards:
- The journal should post a new article version with details of the changes from the original version.
- The electronic versions should prominently note that there are more recent versions of the article.
- Manuscripts that have been rejected are not eligible for further consideration by the GJESM journal and thus rejected manuscript should not be resubmitted. If a revision is allowed, it will be explicitly stated in the Editor’s decision. Other revisions of previously rejected manuscripts will be promptly returned to the authors without review.
There are four types of overlapping publications including Duplicate submission, Duplicate publication, Acceptable secondary publication and manuscript based on the same database.Duplicate submission:
- The possibility that two or more journals will unknowingly and unnecessarily undertake the work of peer review, edit the same manuscript, and publish the same article. Hence, authors should not submit the same manuscript, in the same or different languages, simultaneously to more than one journal.
- Manuscript based on the same database: If editors receive manuscripts from separate research groups or from the same group analyzing the same data set (for example, from a public database, or systematic reviews or meta-analyses of the same evidence), the manuscripts should be considered independently because they may differ in their analytic methods, conclusions, or both. If the data interpretation and conclusions are similar, it may be reasonable although not mandatory for editors to give preference to the manuscript submitted first. Editors might consider publishing more than one manuscript that overlap in this way because different analytical approaches may be complementary and equally valid, but manuscripts based upon the same dataset should add substantially to each other to warrant consideration for publication as separate papers, with appropriate citation of previous publications from the same dataset to allow for transparency.
- Acceptable secondary publication: Secondary publication of material published in other journals or online may be justifiable and beneficial, especially when intended to disseminate important information to the widest possible audience.
PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All manuscripts under review or published with GJESM are subject to screening using Plagiarism Prevention Software. Plagiarism is a serious violation of publication ethics. Other violations include duplicate publication, data fabrication and falsification, and improper credit of author contribution. (http://gjesm.net/journal/process?ethics)
HANDLING CASES OF MISCONDUCT
Sharing of reviewing responsibilities is inappropriate. The review is the sole responsibility of the person to whom it was assigned by the journal editor. Students and colleagues should not be asked to prepare reviews unless the journal editor has given explicit prior approval. Each person contributing to a review should receive formal recognition.
SUPPLEMENTS AND SPECIAL SERIES
The journal editor must be given and must take full responsibility for the policies, practices, and contents of supplements, including complete control of the decision to select authors, peer reviewers, and contents for the supplement. Editing by the funding organization should not be permitted.
- The journal editor must retain the authority to send supplement manuscripts for external peer review and to reject manuscripts submitted for the supplement with or without external review. These conditions should be made known to authors and any external editors of the supplement before beginning editorial work on it.
- Advertising in supplements should follow the same policies as those of the primary journal.
- Journal and supplement editors must not accept personal favors or direct remuneration from sponsors of supplements.
- The same principles of authorship and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest discussed elsewhere in this document should be applied to supplements.
Journals should not carry advertisements and Editors should have full and final authority for approving print and online advertisements and for enforcing advertising policy. Further, Editors should consider all criticisms of advertisements for publication.