Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

CBU Journal of Science is a refereed, research journal and is published four times annualy (end of March, June, September and December) by the Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences for Fundamental and Engineering Sciences Manisa Celal Bayar University. Articles are written in English are to be evaluated.
The aim of Journal of Science is to publish articles in Engineering and Fundamental Sciences. Also it aims to provide a new platform for promoting understanding, improving interpretations and advancing studies in fundamental sciences and engineering.
All papers are evaluated by referees, who are known scholars in their fields. Final decision on any paper is made by the Editor In Chief. Accepted articles will be available online following the Journal's peer review process.

Peer Review Process

The submitted papers will pass through initial screening in the editorial office followed by internal review by Reviewing Editors in the Scientific Board. Then the paper will be checked through the Advanced Plagiarism Detection Software (powered by Turnitin). After this, the paper will be assigned to Senior Editor for conducting the Blind External Peer Review by three reviewers. If accepted, final version is again checked by Technical and Senior Editor before publiaction. Final decision on any paper is made by the Editor In Chief. Accepted articles will be available online following the Journal's peer review process. The CBU Journal of Science does not charge any article submission or processing and reviewing charges.

CBU Journal of Science is a peer reviewed international journal committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. For providing the highest quality for our readers, we aim to state the Publication Ethics amd Malpractice Statement below. Submitted articles which are not appropriate according to our standards will be rejected from the review process. All papers submitted to CBUJOS are reviewed by a double-blind review process. In case of any need, paper is sent to 3rd and 4th reviewer to be checked. Also plagiarism, slicing, fabrication and falsification are checked by a plagiarism detecting software.

Publication Frequency

CBU Journal of Science is published four-times a year in March, June, Sepetmber and December.

Open Access Policy

This 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 in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

For detailed information related to Open Access Policy, you can visit the website of Budapest Open Access Initiative.