- Philosophy of Journal of Social Care
- Who Can Submit?
- General Submission Rules
- Formatting Requirements
- Rights for Authors and ARROW@TU Dublin
- Guidelines for Reviewers
Philosophy of Journal of Social Care
For more information, please see Journal of Social Care About This Journal page.
Who Can Submit?
Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Journal of Social Care provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).
General Submission Rules
Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Journal of Social Care, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Journal of Social Care. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Journal of Social Care, please contact the editors.
Journal of Social Care has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See manuscript template on Authors' Guide page. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.
It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
1. The Author retains copyright in the Work, where the term “Work” shall include all digital objects that may result in subsequent electronic publication or distribution.
2. Upon acceptance of the Work, the author shall grant to the Publisher the right of first publication of the Work.
3. The Author shall grant to the Publisher and its agents the nonexclusive perpetual right and license to publish, archive, and make accessible the Work in whole or in part in all forms of media now or hereafter known under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License or its equivalent, which, for the avoidance of doubt, allows others to copy, distribute, and transmit the Work under the following conditions.
4. The Author represents and warrants that:
- a. the Work is the Author’s original work;
- b. the Author has not transferred, and will not transfer, exclusive rights in the Work to any third party;
- c. the Work is not pending review or under consideration by another publisher;
- d. the Work has not previously been published;
- e. the Work contains no misrepresentation or infringement of the Work or property of other authors or third parties; and
- f. the Work contains no libel, invasion of privacy, or other unlawful matter.
5. The Author agrees to indemnify and hold Publisher harmless from Author’s breach of the representations and warranties contained in Paragraph 6 above, as well as any claim or proceeding relating to Publisher’s use and publication of any content contained in the Work, including third-party content.
Attribution—other users must attribute the Work in the manner specified by the author as indicated on the journal Web site.
General Terms and Conditions of Use
Users of the ARROW@TU Dublin website and/or software agree not to misuse the ARROW@TU Dublin service or software in any way.
The failure of ARROW@TU Dublin to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between ARROW@TU Dublin and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.