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 and will be archived and preserved in CLOCKSS on a long-term basis.

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, Appendix, Retraction, Comments, 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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Focus on Special Issue

Guest Editor: Joep Geraedts

Deadline: April 1, 2019 (Open)

Guest Editor: David G Smithard

Deadline: October 30, 2020 (Open)

Guest Editor: Ray Marks

Deadline: September 30, 2019 (Open)

Guest Editor: Ladislav Volicer

Deadline: July 30, 2019 (Open)

Guest Editors: Roberto Cannataro, Diego A Bonilla and Jorge L. Petro

Deadline: December 22, 2020 (Open)

Guest Editor: Lynne Ann Barker

Deadline: August 31, 2020 (Open)

Guest Editor: Yasuhiko Sugawara

Deadline: March 30, 2020 (Open) 

Guest Editor: Ali Abdul-Aziz

Deadline: September 15, 2020 (Open)

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