IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology) ISSN (online) : 2349-6010

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Mission

Scope


Focus and Scope

IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology) is an autonomous, peer-reviewed online journal. It serves as an universal discussion identified with building training, distributed at present four times each year. Instructors, teachers and analysts and also schools and establishments are welcome to talk about their exploration, encounters, thoughts and viewpoints in the field of designing teaching method at an overall level.

IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology) is interested in all parts of building teaching method. Real fields of investment incorporate

  • Teaching and learning styles
  • Methods, practices and philosophies in engineering
  • Assessment
  • Ethics
  • Inclusivity
  • Sustainability
  • Online and laboratory learning
  • Professional practice
  • Global dimensions of engineering education/globalisation
  • Quality issues
  • Technical teacher training
  • Student communities
  • Curricula in the Bachelor and Master system
  • Faculty development
  • Lifelong learning

Peer Review Process

The submitted papers ought to be unique, unpublished, and not in attention for publication somewhere else at the time of accommodation to IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology). All paper submissions will be refereed in a blind review handle by no less than two reviewers with skill in the important branch of knowledge.

Publication Frequency

The publication frequency of the IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology) is monthly.

Open Access Policy

IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology) gives open access to every last bit of it substance on the rule that making research unreservedly accessible to people in general backings a more amazing worldwide trade of information. Such get to is connected with expanded readership and expanded citation of a writer's work. For more data on this methodology, see the Public Knowledge Project, which has outlined this framework to enhance the academic and open nature of exploration, and which unreservedly appropriates the diary framework and other programming to help the open access distributed of insightful assets.

Archiving

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The distribution of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is a key building piece in the improvement of a rational and regarded system of information. It is an immediate impression of the nature of the work of the creators and the establishments that help them. Peer-reviewed articles help and typify the logical system. It is thusly paramount to concur upon measures of expected moral conduct for all gatherings included in the demonstration of distributed: the creator, the journal manager, the peer analyst, the distributer and the general public possessed or supported journals. The duties of entities involved in publishing are mentioned below.

Author

  • Reporting standards
  • Data Access and Retention
  • Originality and Plagiarism
  • Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
  • Acknowledgement of Sources
  • Authorship of the Paper
  • Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects
  • Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
  • Fundamental errors in published work

Reviewer

  • Contribution to Editorial Decisions
  • Promptness
  • Confidentiality
  • Standards of Objectivity
  • Acknowledgement of Sources
  • Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Editors

  • Publication decisions
  • Fair play
  • Confidentiality
  • Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
  • Involvement and cooperation in investigations

Responsiblities of Author

  • Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process;
  • All authors have significantly contributed to the research;
  • Authors include statement that all data in article are real and authentic;
  • Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes;
  • Reported work is original and written by the authors;
  • Reported work has not been previously published and has been submitted only to that journal;
  • Where material is taken from other sources (including their own published writing), the source is clearly cited and, where appropriate, permission is obtained;
  • The work does not infringe on the rights of others, including privacy rights and intellectual property rights;
  • Data are true and not manipulated;
  • Data are their own or they have permission to use data reproduced in their paper;
  • Any real or apparent conflicting or competing interest is clearly stated upon submission of the paper (this would include funding assistance);
  • Authors should adhere to all research ethics guidelines of their discipline, particularly where human or animal subjects are involved;
  • Authors should contact the editor to identify and correct any material errors upon discovery, whether prior or subsequent to publication of their work;
  • Authorship of the paper is accurately represented, including ensuring that all individuals credited as authors participated in the actual authorship of the work and that all who participated are credited and have given consent for publication.

Responsiblities of Reviewers

  • Judgments should be objective;
  • Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors, and/or the research funders;
  • Reviewers should point out relevant published work that is not cited;
  • Reviewed articles should be treated confidentially;
  • Reviewers should maintain the confidentiality of the review process;
  • Reviewers should immediately alert the journal editor of any real or potential competing interest that could affect the impartiality of their review and decline to review when appropriate
  • Reviewers should conduct themselves fairly and impartially;
  • We are aware, of course, that academics will come from a particular school of thought and/or may have strong ties to a particular interest. All we ask is that reviewers strive to act fairly. If in doubt about whether a conflict exists, a reviewer should be transparent and seek the views of the journal editor.

Responsiblities of Editors

  • Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article. They always strive to meet the needs of readers and authors;
  • Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept;
  • Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain about the content;
  • When errors are found, editors should promote publication of a correction or retraction;
  • Editors should preserve anonymity of reviewers;
  • Editors should maintain and promote consistent ethical policies for their journals;
  • Editors should oversee and act to enforce those policies as needed in a fair and consistent manner;
  • Editors should ensure the confidentiality of the review process;
  • Editors should exercise the highest standards of personal integrity in their work as editor of the journal, recognizing and planning for instances in which they could have a competing interest or the appearance of a competing interest;
  • Editors should work with authors, reviewers, and editorial board members as necessary to ensure they are sufficiently advised regarding the journal's ethics and publishing policies and that the journal's stewardship on ethical matters is fair, unbiased, and timely;
  • Editors should promote fairness and equality and oppose discrimination;
  • Editors should promote transparency of and respect for the academic record;
  • Editors should respect the confidentiality of others;

Publishing Ethics Issue

  • Monitor/safeguard publishing ethics;
  • Establish guidelines for retracting articles;
  • Maintain integrity of the academic record;
  • Preclude business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards;
  • Be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed;
  • Guard against plagiarism and/or fraudulent data;

All authors are asked for to unveil any genuine or potential clash of enthusiasm including any monetary, particular or different associations with other individuals or associations for the three years before the begin of the submitted work that could improperly impact, or be seen to impact, their work.

Compliance of an article suggests that the work depicted has not been published previously (with the exception of as a theoretical or as a major aspect of a published address or scholarly postulation or as an electronic preprint), that it is not under attention for publication somewhere else, that its publication is affirmed by all writers and implicitly or expressly by the mindful powers where the work was completed, and that, if acknowledged, it won't be published somewhere else in the same structure, in English or in any possible dialect, including electronically without the composed assent of the copyright-holder.


Changes to authorship

This approach concerns the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of creator names in the creation of acknowledged compositions. Appeals to include or evacuate a writer, or to revise the writer names, must be sent to the Editor-in-Chief from the corresponding writer of the acknowledged original copy and must include (a) the reason the name ought to be included or uprooted, or the writer names reworked and (b) composed affirmation (email, fax, letter) from all writers that they concur with the addition, evacuation or rearrangement. In the instance of addition or evacuation of creators, this includes affirmation from the creator being included or uprooted. Asks for that are not sent by the corresponding creator will be sent by the Editor-in-Chief to the corresponding creator, who must take after the system as portrayed previously.