Open Access Policy
Global Media and Social Sciences Research Journal is an Open Access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
GMSSRJ an open access journal that means that all content is freely available without charge to the reader/viewer/user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author but with references/citing/crediting the article, author and journal as prescribed by CC BY-NC and COPE’s Codes of Conduct and Guidelines/Practices.
Open Archive Policy:
All the contents of the GMSSRJ is Open Archive. GMSSRJ follows an Open Archive Policy for copyright and licensing. If researchers are using or reproducing content from this platform, they need to appropriately cite the author(s) and journal name.
Humanity Only (HO)/Humanity Developed Society (HDS)/Humanity Publications/GMSSRJ is a ‘green’ publisher, as we allow self-archiving of accepted and published papers through open access policy. Authors retain the copyright of their work and can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher’s version/PDF to personal or institutional repositories or libraries without requiring permission from the journal or publisher.
Authors of GMSSRJ-Published Articles are entitled to deposit their accepted manuscript or the version of record (published papers) in institutional and/or centrally organized repositories and can make this publicly available immediately upon acceptance and publication, provided that the journal name with proper referencing style and Humanity Publications are attributed as the original place of publication and that correct citation details are given.
DIGITAL ARCHIVING AND PRESERVATION
In order to digitally preserve all published scholarly content, GMSSRJ obligates to submit the metadata of all its journals to various archives databases and other repositories such as Repec. This is to make sure that the published scholarly content by GMSSRJremains available to the community despite any accidental loss of data in its personal archival records. GMSSRJhas further made sure that the metadata of all of its open access journals is compliant to well known repository services and their digital crawlers may regularly collect it for record and preservation.
The GMSSRJ is following ethical and best practices guidelines by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the ethical guideline as recommended by HEC. GMSSRJ editorial Board uphold to comply with and ensure ethical considerations in submission, review, conflict of interest, disclosure and publication process as underlined by COPE declaration on publication ethics and conflict of interest.
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The GMSSRJ editorial board shares common visualization with Humanity Publications in offering unrestricted access to research, knowledge and learning for all and thereby follows OPEN ACCESS POLICY to explore its content. GMSSRJ follows open access copyright and licensing policy on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports-a greater global exchange of knowledge.
GMSSRJ and Humanity Publications observe and perceive Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. Furthermore, the authors submitting and publishing in GMSSRJ agree to the copyright policy under creative common license 4.0 (Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 International). Under this license, the authors published in GMSSRJ retain the copyright including publishing rights of their scholarly work and agree to let others remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially. All other authors using the content of GMSSRJ are required to cite author(s) and publisher in their work. Articles of READS can be read and shared for noncommercial purposes under the following conditions:
BY: Attribution must be given to the original source (Attribution)
NC: Works may not be used for commercial purposes (Noncommercial)
Licensing the GMSSRJ under CC BY-NC is to protect the author’s work from misappropriation/misuse.