Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Scientia receives original research paper in the field of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Pharmacy field includes Pharmaceutical Science, Clinical Pharmacy and Community. Health Sciences sector includes, Public Health, Nutrition Sciences, Biomedic, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Nursing and Epidemiology.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript will be examined by the Editor to review the elements of plagiarism, the weight of research and the grammar of the writing. Manuscripts that pass on these three requirements will be forwarded to the peer-reviewed process, while scripts not written following the writing guidelines will be returned for repair. Manuscripts that do not pass on plagiarism screening or manuscripts not covered in focus and journal coverage will be rejected.

One article is reviewed by at least 2 reviewers. The Board of Editors will add a reviewer if one of the previous reviewers provided a recommendation to reject the article. Reviewers in charge of peer-reviewed implementation of the article submitted through the online journal, by registering first. The peer review process was carried out for approximately 4 weeks, starting from the submission of the manuscript to the publication of the manuscript.

Where necessary, the manuscript shall be notified and commented by the reviewer/editor and shall be returned to the author for revision where appropriate. The review and revision process will take place until the article is accepted for publishing.

To be able to continue the next publishing process, the authors are required to pay the cost of publishing the article. If required by the Author, the Editor will issue a Letter of Acceptance upon receipt of payment and receipt of payment receipt.

The submitted manuscript will then be forwarded to the copyediting process. In this stage, the author is required to examine the manuscript primarily in relation to the use of a good grammar in accordance with the correct language rules. At this stage, the author is required to make improvements to the script with a bad pattern; sentences containing multiple interpretations; improper use of punctuation; improper use of foreground words; and other grammatical problems.

The script that has passed the copyediting stage will be forwarded to the layout process that will be done by the layout editor.

The manuscript in the form of a completed PDF document in the layout ( proofreading version ) will be sent to the author for proofreading process. The author is required to check the proofreading version document and fill out the Correction List form. This form should be sent back to Editor for the final version of the article process.

The completed document based on the records in the Correction List will be included in the appropriate issue of Volume and Number list. The article will be accessible online if the journal with the volume and number has been published.

 

Open Access Policy

SCIENTIA provides open access which means that all content is available free of charge to users or institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, link full- texts, or use them for other legitimate purposes, without prior permission from the publisher or author.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...