Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Plagiarism is not acceptable in JRDA submissions and publication as per Higher Education Commission policy. With the submission, authors declare the originality of their work, properly citing, reusing or copying previous publications. If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, the publisher has the right to issue a correction or retract the paper.
Conflict of Interest
Authors, reviewers or editorial staffs have to disclose every situation, which could potentially affect the impartial review and publication procedure.
Open Access Policy
Open Access is an unrestricted online model that allows the distribution of research papers through the internet to everyone in the global community with no price restraint. Thus, all articles published under open access can be accessed by anyone with internet access. All the articles published by JRDA are freely accessible online to the global community.
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