General Information

LIDSEN publishes all journals under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) License in open access, which means authors own the copyright to the article, and the article can be freely shared, distributed, and re-used in any medium or format as long as the original work is properly cited, and there is no need to seek permission from the editorial office. The full text of the article will be available online as soon as it is published.

Authors are required to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) after the article is accepted for publication, and detailed information about the APC for each journal can be found by clicking on the journal name in the table below. We use APC to cover the costs of Journal Operations, Journal Publication, and Journal Publicity, which are listed in detail as follows:

Journal Operations

  • Development and maintenance of the journal website
  • Development and maintenance of electronic submission and peer review system

Journal Publication

  • Triaging for new submissions
  • Organization of peer review
  • Editing and production of the accepted papers
  • Proofreading
  • Other editorial assistance
  • Indexing
  • Archiving

Dissemination and Communication

  • Sponsoring conferences
  • Sponsoring scholarly society events
  • Awards
  • Other promotional activities

Certain items (Editorial, Correction, Addendum, Retraction, Comment, etc.) are published free of charge. Manuscripts for all LIDSEN journals are subject to the following terms:

  • No submission charges;
  • No charges for rejection of articles;
  • No additional charges based on article length, figures or supplementary materials, etc.

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