Article-processing charges (APC)

The Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM) has been published since 2015 by its self-funded independent publisher. The publisher is called the GJESM publisher (Professor J. Nouri). The publisher, who also plays as a national and regional scientific journals adviser to improve the indexing and technical aspects of scientific journals around the region in general.

All articles published in the GJESM Journal are immediately open accessed under the CC BY license and are free to access, download and share without subscription. The GJESM Journal does not charge a submission fee, although for open access publication, the authors are required to pay an article processing charge (APC).

As a self-funded independent publisher, the GJESM Journal involve costs including those pertaining to setup and maintenance of the publication infrastructure, routine operation of the Journal, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving. To cover these costs, the journal depends on Article Processing charge. APC is due when a manuscript was positively peer reviewed and has been prepared for the acceptance. Apart from these APC, there are no submission charges, page charges, or color charges. 

The APC payments replace subscription charges and allow publishers to make the full-text of every published article freely available to all interested readers. In addition, authors who publish in GJESM open access journal retain the copyright of their work, which is released under a “Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY- 4.0)” enabling the unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

It should be noted that authors can request one of the following services for their paper peer review services:

A: Regular Open Access Publication Service

For regular peer review and processing according to the publication queue, from the time the paper is submitted.

B: Fast-Track Publication Service

To facilitate a speedy turnaround when a rapid decision is required for authors, GJESM Journal offers a a fast-tracked review service that shortens the acceptance queue time.