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Journals@UIC (Journals@University of Illinois at Chicago): Policies of Journals@UIC

Copyright Policy

Journals@UIC encourages journals to use author agreements that allow authors to retain all rights to their work. The specific terms of author agreements may vary from journal to journal. We support the use of Creative Commons licenses by our journals and encourage them to allow further distribution and reuse of content as appropriate.

Editorial Policies

Journals@UIC is informed by the COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. Journals@UIC values intellectual freedom and independent editorial decisions. All editorial decisions or concerns about editorial decisions are dealt with strictly within the editorial structures of individual journals.

Peer Review Policies

Journals@UIC encourages our journal editors to follow COPE guidelines and/or the peer review norms in their field. Journal editors and editorial boards are responsible for deciding which peer review process(es) are most appropriate for their journal. Journals@UIC works with editors to ensure that all peer review processes are transparently described on the journal’s website.

Advertising Policy

Journals@UIC does not support commercial advertising within journal publications.

Research Ethics & Informed Consent

Journals@UIC encourages our journal editors to follow COPE guidelines and/or the research ethics and informed consent best practices in their field. Journal editors and editorial boards are responsible for creating research ethics and informed consent policies. Journals@UIC works with editors to ensure that all ethics policies are transparently described on the journal’s website.

Corrections, Retractions, Editorial Expressions of Concern

Journals@UIC expects journal editors to follow COPE guidelines and/or the retraction, correction, and statement of concern best practices in their field. Journal editors and editorial boards are responsible for creating correction, retraction, and expression of concern policies. Journals@UIC works with editors to ensure that policies are transparently described on the journal’s website.

Policies last updated: 12/13/2019

Librarian

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Janet Swatscheno
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