Open Access Statement

Open Access and Copyright

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. Open access has gained tremendous support from both authors, who appreciate the increased visibility of their work, as well as science institutions and funders, who value the societal impact of freely available research results.

Article Processing Charge (APC)

PES Journal does not use any Article Processing Charges (APC) or any other author charges. There are no fees for rejected articles, no submission charges, and no surcharges based on the length of an article, figures or supplementary data.

What are the benefits of open access publishing?

Open access publications are freely available online to all researchers at all times, maximizing the visibility, and thus the uptake and use of the work published.

Copyright Agreement

All authors are required to sign the Copyright Agreement (download) for each article submission after receiving the acceptance decision from the Editor. Authors and readers can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as well as remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, but they must give appropriate credit (cite the article or content), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Repository policy

Authors are allowed to deposit submitted version, accepted version and published version of their work in an institutional or other repository of their choice without any embargo.

No space constraints

Publishing online means unlimited space for supplementary material including figures, extensive dataand video footage.

Journal Evaluates the Reviews

The editor considers all the returned reviews before making a decision. If the reviews differ widely, the editor may invite an additional reviewer to get an extra opinion before making a decision.

Citation tracking and inclusion in bibliographic databases

Open access journals are tracked for impact factors and are deposited into bibliographic databases and institutional repositories without any embargo period just as traditional journals.

Copyright licence

All papers are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The journal adopted CC BY NC licence which means authors and readers can share, copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format or adapt, remix, transform, and build upon the material. This is enabled under the terms of Attribution (You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use) and NonCommercial usage of the material (You may not use the material for commercial purposes).