Journal's Policy

Policy of the Scientific Journal for the Faculty of Science-Sirte University (SJFSSU)

Publishing Cycle

The Scientific Journal of the faculty of science at Sirte University is published electronically on a semi-annual basis during the months of April and October.

Open Access Policy

 The Scientific Journal of the faculty of science at Sirte University is an open-access journal that allows readers, authors and their institutions to obtain the full text of the articles published in it for free.

Copyright License Terms

All articles published in the Scientific Journal of the faculty of science at Sirte University are subject to the International Creative Commons License (CC BY 4.0 Creative Common Licence) and the author(s) retain copyright for the articles published by the journal with the guarantee of the following:

1- Making the article available on the journal s website.

2- Granting any third party the right to use the article without any restrictions provided that its contents and original authors are preserved and the original source of publication is cited.

Intellectual Property Rights Copyrights

The Scientific Journal of the faculty of science at Sirte University allows authors to keep the copyright of their research without restrictions. The author retains all rights upon publication without prejudice to the open access policy of the journal, meaning:

1- Making the article available on the magazine’s website.

2- Granting any third party the right to use the article without any restrictions provided that its contents and original authors are preserved and the original source of publication is cited.

Archiving policy

The PKP Preservation Network (PN) provides free preservation services for a journal managed by Open Journal Systems (OJS) via the PKP PN plugin. Therefore, for SJFSSU to fulfil this essential criterion, this plugin has been activated.

Plagiarism Policy

  1. To fulfil the academic integrity requirements, manuscripts submitted to the SJFSSU must adhere to ethical standards and refrain from plagiarism in any way. Thus all manuscripts submitted to the SJFSSU must be initially screened by plagiarism checker software.
  2. If any plagiarism or scientific theft is detected before publication then the SJFSSU will contact the author/s in regard to this matter. If the editorial board of the SJFSSU is not satisfied with the justifications presented by the author, then the following strict actions will be taken against the author:

 

  1. Such manuscript(s) will be immediately rejected.

 

  1. The editorial board forever will not consider any request for publication submitted by such author/s in the future.

 

  • An announcement will be placed in this regard in the journal website and in the author’s institution.

 

  1. If any plagiarism or scientific theft is detected after publication then:
    1. Immediately this article will be withdrawn from publication and republished on the journal's website and in the next issue of the journal with a watermark (RETRACTED).
    2. An appropriate announcement will be placed in this regard through the journal website and in the author’s institution.
    3. An official letter to the author’s institution regarding taking legal measures in this regard.
    4. We can also consider more strict actions against authors based on seriousness of the incident.

Complaints and appeals

Anyone can submit his/her complaints/appeal to the Editor-in-Chief of the journal by email.

Publication fee

Publication in the journal is completely free and there are no fees either for submission, or for article processing APC, or for publication, or fees for the number of papers, or fees for coloured figures.