Article Processing Charges (APC)
The Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM) has been published by its self-funded independent publisher since 2015. The publisher is called GJESM (Professor J. Nouri). The Publisher, who also acts as a consultant to national and regional scientific journals to improve indexing and technical aspects of scientific journals across the region as a whole.
As a self-funded independent publisher, the GJESM Journal involves significant costs including the costs of setting up and maintaining the publishing infrastructure, routine journal operations, processing manuscripts through peer review, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving to cover. These costs depend on the journal's relatively low article processing charge (APC). The APC is done when the manuscript has been positively peer-reviewed and is ready for acceptance. Also, there are no submission charges, page charges or color charges. The APC payments replace subscription fees and allow publishers to make the full text of any published article freely available to all interested readers.
Therefore, it should be noted that authors are eligible to choose one of the following options for their article review and publication services:
A: NORMAL Peer Review Option:
By choosing this service, the submitted paper is usually reviewed around 3 to 5 months and after the acceptance is queued for publication.
B: FAST-TRACK Peer Review Option:
By choosing this service, the submitted paper will be reviewed as a fast-tracked peer review and after acceptance, it will be released on the journal website "Article in Press".
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 and are free to access, download and share without subscription.