Editorial Policies

NJSTR Editorial Policy

The Journal of Science and Technology Research (JSTR) is committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic publishing through a rigorous and ethical editorial process. This editorial policy outlines the principles and guidelines that govern the journal's operations.

Scope and Focus

NJSTR publishes original research articles, review papers, and technical notes in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and related disciplines. The journal welcomes submissions that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and have significant implications for theory, practice, or policy.

Editorial Board

The journal is overseen by an Editorial Board comprising subject matter experts from various scientific and technological domains. The Editorial Board is responsible for setting the journal's strategic direction, maintaining editorial standards, and ensuring the integrity of the peer review process.

Peer Review Process

JSTR follows a double-blind peer review process to ensure impartiality and objectivity in the evaluation of submitted manuscripts. Each submission is reviewed by at least two independent experts in the relevant field, who provide critical feedback and recommendations to the editors.

Editorial Decisions

Editorial decisions are made by the Chief Editor and Associate Editors, based on the recommendations of the peer reviewers and the journal's editorial policies. Decisions may include acceptance, request for revisions, or rejection of the manuscript. Authors are provided with detailed feedback and reasons for the editorial decision.

Publication Ethics

JSTR adheres to strict publication ethics guidelines, as outlined in the journal's Publication Ethics section. Authors, reviewers, editors, and the publisher are expected to uphold the highest standards of academic integrity, research ethics, and ethical conduct.

Open Access and Copyright

JSTR is an open access journal, meaning that all published articles are freely available online to readers worldwide. Authors retain the copyright of their work and grant the journal a non-exclusive license to publish and distribute the article.

Corrections and Retractions

JSTR is committed to promptly correcting any errors or inaccuracies identified in published articles. In cases of serious misconduct or significant errors, articles may be retracted in accordance with established guidelines and the journal's Publication Ethics policy.

Archiving and Indexing

Published articles in JSTR are permanently archived and indexed in relevant databases and repositories to ensure long-term accessibility and discoverability of the research.

Editorial Independence

The editorial decision-making process at JSTR is independent and free from any commercial, political, or other external influences. Decisions are based solely on the scientific merit and relevance of the submitted work.