The following policies apply to the ARADMAN Multidisciplinary Research Journal.
The ARADMAN Multidisciplinary Research Journal is the official research journal of College of Arts and Sciences, Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU) published semiannually every April and October. The intention of this journal is to highlight varied disciplines under the college namely social sciences and humanities, literary and artistic forms, economic models, physical sciences thoughts, mathematical concepts, and physical education activities through publications from various scholars and from the faculty members of the college. This journal is an open access peer-reviewed research journal. It does not collect any publication fee from authors and contributors.
AIMS AND SCOPE
Aradman journal aims to be a knowledge-generating peer-reviewed research journal in many areas of academic disciplines being taught at the College of Arts and Sciences. It will start with accepting papers within the country, but with end in view of expanding internationally.
The Aradman editorial team puts highest premium and quality standard in research article publishing guided by integrity, professionalism and excellence.
The Aradman publishes semiannual issues in April and October of each year adopting the American English language and welcomes authors of any nationality from around the world. All issues of the Journal can be accessed online at https://journal.evsu.edu.ph/index.php/amrj/
At this initial publication both online and in print, the Aradman humbly starts being indexed with Google Scholar and the ResearchGate. It seeks to apply abstracting with major abstracting companies and library holdings.
The Aradman policy forbids corresponding author from submitting the same manuscript to two or more publishing journals, nor it supports publication of any article which has already been published elsewhere, either in part or the whole of it.
CODES OF ETHICS
The Aradman upholds high ethical standards in each phase of the publication process. It ensures that all of its accepted (and consequently published) articles are in conformity with the codes of ethical norms guaranteeing all-time confidentiality along the evaluation processes, anonymity of reviewers and authors.
It is the primary responsibility of the author to ensure that any submitted research article to aradman is a result of original work. Submitted manuscript should pass the allowed plagiarism level indicated by text matching percentage using any program such as Turnitin, PlagScan, IThenticate, etc. prior to submission of the research article to firstname.lastname@example.org. All submitted research articles/manuscripts must comply with Aradman acceptable similarity index range: ≤ 5%- PASS; 6-30%- RESUBMIT; > 30%-REJECT. The rating PASS connotes that the submitted article has qualified for the peer review process (see Author Guidelines). Research article or manuscript with similarity index beyond 30 percent are rejected immediately. The corresponding author is notified of the plagiarism test result though email.
The acceptance or rejection decision is guaranteed to be reached within 12 weeks or within the three (3) months period. Between submission to publication of accepted article is within three (3) to four (4) months.
Article authors reflected during initial submission to Aradman are understood as the authentic and original writers of the article. Deletion any of the indicated authors requires full consent of the Aradman’s Editor-in-Chief. A manuscript intended for submission to the Aradman must follow the Author Guidelines.
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
The Aradman adheres to a double-blind peer-review process of any submitted article after it passes the required originality level (plagiarism issues are appropriately addressed) and when the article is within the scope of the journal. Two independent peer reviewers evaluate the publication merit of the article according to its scientific quality based on the Reviewer’s Form. Corresponding author is required to submit two potential reviewers upon article submission. Peer reviewers are objectively chosen by the Editor-in-Chief, in consultation with some members of the Editorial Team, from the suggested potential reviewers or from the roster of Aradman expert reviewers. The assessment revolves around the strengths and weaknesses of submitted article, with the end view of attaining highest quality publication for the Aradman. Notification of the editorial decision on the submitted article is provided within the specified lag time in the “Lag Time” section.
Please direct all inquiries and correspondence to:
ARADMAN Multidisciplinary Research Journal
Ground floor, Academic Building College of Arts and Sciences Eastern Visayas State University Arch. Lino Gonzaga Avenue Tacloban City, Philippines 6500