Welcome to SPCRD Global Publishing for getting Open Access Publications
SPCRD Global Publishing, South Punjab Center for Research and Development, Pakistan is pleased to highlight the sustainable solutions for contemporary issues and challenges in emerging, developing and developed countries with a focus on social, behavioral sciences, sciences, engineering and technology through open access publications of peer-reviewed research journals, edited books and conference proceedings. The journals published by SPCRD global Publishing are independently managed by the Editorial Board of respective journals and follow open access copyright and licensing policy (CC-BY-NC 4.0 international) for making your research more visible and accessible, immediately on publication.
SPCRD Global Publishing Policies:
SPCRD Global Publishing, South Punjab Center for Research and Development, Pakistan follows a core set of policies that guide its publication activities spanning over journals, conference proceedings and other scholarly academic material. All are briefly explained below:
Copyright and Licensing Policy:
All journals, conference proceedings, and academic books published by SPCRD Global Publishing, South Punjab Center for Research and Development, Pakistan are licensed & copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The team of SPCRD Global Publishing strongly believes that due to this license, there would be a higher visibility of your novel research with your own copyright and that will lead to greater impact on the society, economy, research, and development with sustainable solutions.
Therefore, the authors submitting and publishing in journals published by SPCRD Global Publishing retain the copyright of their work and give the journal right to publish their work agreeing to the licensing policy under Creative Common Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International. Under this license, the published authors let others remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially. Yet all the other authors using the content of SPCRD Global Publishing are required to cite author(s), journal name and publisher in their work. If you are using or reproducing content from this platform, you need to appropriately cite the author(s), journal, and publisher name.
Since all published content by SPCRD Global Publishing follows an open access policy (CC-BY-NC 4.0 international), where authors allow users to freely download all material without any paywall or subscription required. More specifically, SPCRD Global Publishing follows Green Open Access model by which neither authors nor readers are required to pay for the publication (No Article Processing Charges) or use of published content (No Subscription Charges).
The Published contents are reviewed by subject experts under double blind peer review process prior to the publication through open access. The SPCRD Global Publishing is also committed to publish the research following ethical policies/guidelines of the journals.
There are NO Article Processing Charges
Since South Punjab Center for Research and Development (SPCRD), Pakistan is a registered private company with SECP, Government of Pakistan, a few financial arrangements have been undertaken to ensure financial sustainability and academic independence of publication decisions by the editorial board: a) SPCRD Global Publishing is supported by its parent organization, South Punjab Center for Research and Development Pakistan. b) Published authors are offered to buy 5 reprints of the journal issue for USD 150 including courier charges. c) Advertising revenue. d) consultancy revenue of the SPCRD. e) donations to SPCRD.
The advertising policy states that advertisements from only academically relevant institutions and events be allowed on the website and SPCRD Global Publishing events.
Authors can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher’s version/PDF of their work. Self-archiving by authors is allowed with zero embargo period and without requiring permission from the publisher.
SPCRD Global Publishing adheres to the scholarly publications’ ethical guidelines, ethical policies and framework advised by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) and Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan.
SPCRD GLOBAL PUBLISHING
The SPCRD Global Publishing is one of the divisions of South Punjab Center for Research and Development (SPCRD) and endeavors to highlight the issues and challenges especially in developing countries by coordinating publication of peer-reviewed research journals. These journals are independently managed by the Editorial Boards of the respective journals and follow open access policy.
OPEN ACCESS AND COPY RIGHT POLICY
All journals published on this website are licensed & copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
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