Open Access

Open Access Policy
Journal IJERCE provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

IJERCE also operates under the Creative Commons Licence CC-BY-NC. This allows for the reproduction of articles, free of charge, for non-commercial use only and with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with the IJERCE accept these as the terms of publication.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

Free access for all users worldwide
Authors retain copyright to their work
Increased visibility and readership
Rapid publication
No spatial constraints
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Publication Fee
IJERCE is dedicated to open access both for readers and authors. Since November 2018, each paper is subject to a US$10 (IRD 150.000) publication fee. Under the Journal’s open access initiative, authors can choose to download free material (via PDF link) from any of the journal issues from IJERCE’s website under “Current Issues” or “Archives". 

Publication Schedule
IJERCE is published four times a year during January, April, July and October with a maximum number 20 of articles for an issue. The submission will be open whole year.

IJERCE accepts submission for the following types.

1. Regular article

Regular articles are full-length original empirical investigations and research, consisting of introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, conclusions. Original work must provide references and an explanation on research findings that contain new and significant findings.

Note: The article should in 6 and 12 journal pages (excluding the abstract, references, tables and/or figures), a maximum of 20 references, and an abstract of 100–200 words.

2. Review article

Review article is critical evaluation of materials about current research that has already been published by organizing, integrating, and evaluating previously published materials. It summarizes the status of knowledge and outline future directions of research within the journal scope. It aims to provide systemic overviews, evaluations and interpretations of research in a given field. The manuscript title must start with "Review Article:".

Note: The article is about 7-10 pages, include appropriate figures and/or tables, and an abstract of 100–200 words.

Language Accuracy and Plagiarism Check
IJERCE emphasizes on language accuracy. It must be written in English with clear and concise grammatical English. The authors are suggested to have the manuscript checked by a colleague or reputable institution. Author must provide submission with Certificate of Check from reputable institution.

IJERCE also concern about the originality of the article. Plagiarism is intolerable. The article will be banished and the author will be rejected for future submission.

For screening language accuracy and plagiarism check, IJERCE uses several tools including:

Duplicate Chacker