All journals published by The Publishing House of the Rzeszow University of Technology fulfil requirements related to publishing policy that is defined in the following Policy document.

Open Access Policy

An Open Access Policy for scientific journals published by The Publishing House of the Rzeszow University of Technology can help ensure that research is freely available to anyone who wishes to read it:

  1. All articles published in journal are made available in full open access immediately upon publication. This means that anyone can read, download, copy, and distribute the articles without any restrictions or fees.
  2. The authors retain copyright of their work, but they are required to grant the journal a non-exclusive license to publish the article under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This license allows others to distribute, remix, and build upon the work, even commercially, as long as they give credit to the original author(s).
  3. The journal makes their content available on their own website (https://journals.prz.edu.pl/jma) and through recognized open access repositories.
  4. The journal requires authors to disclose any potential conflicts of interest related to their research, and will publish this information alongside their papers.
  5. The journal maintains an archival system to ensure that all articles remain accessible over time, even if the journal ceases publication or changes its business model.
  6. The journal provides metrics and other information about article usage and impact to authors, in order to help them understand the reach and impact of their work.
  7. By adopting an Open Access Policy, journal helps promote the widespread dissemination of research and increase the impact of scientific discoveries.

Creative Commons

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0)

This license allows others to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of the CC licenses, and it is recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials.

Under the terms of this license, users are free to:

  • Share: copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt: remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

By using this license, you allow others to use your work in a wide range of contexts while ensuring that you receive proper attribution for your original contribution. This can help promote the dissemination and impact of scientific research.

Editorial Policies

  1. Scope: The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, and other types of scientific content that are relevant to the journal’s scope and mission. More details are given on Aims and Scope website https://journals.prz.edu.pl/jma/Aims_Scope
  2. Peer review: All manuscripts submitted to the journal undergo rigorous peer review. The journal strive to ensure that the review process is fair, constructive, and timely.
  3. Editorial independence: The journal is committed to editorial independence and will make decisions based on the scientific content of the manuscript, without regard to the author's institutional affiliation, nationality, or other personal characteristics.
  4. Authorship: The journal expects all authors to meet recognized criteria for authorship.
  5. Plagiarism: The journal does not tolerate plagiarism in any form, including self-plagiarism. The journal expects authors to submit original work that has not been published previously.
  6. Conflict of interest: The journal requires authors to disclose any potential conflicts of interest related to their research, including any financial or personal relationships that could influence their work. The journal will evaluate any potential conflicts of interest and make appropriate disclosures.
  7. Corrections and retractions: The journal will publish corrections and retractions when errors or misconduct are identified in published articles.
  8. Copyright: The journal will obtain appropriate copyright permissions for all published material, and will provide clear information to authors and readers about the journal's copyright policies.
  9. Editorial board: The journal maintains an appropriate editorial boards that reflect the scope and mission of this journal, and will ensure that editorial board members are experts in their respective fields.
  10. Editorial processes: The journal maintains clear and transparent processes for manuscript submission, peer review, editorial decision-making, and publication.
  11. The journal ensures that published content is of the highest quality and meets the highest standards of scientific integrity.

Archiving Policy

  1. Preservation: The journal preserves its content in a reliable, secure, and accessible digital archive. The archive will be regularly backed up to ensure that content is not lost due to technical failures or other unforeseen events.
  2. Access: The journal makes their content freely accessible to readers through an open access platform or repository: https://journals.prz.edu.pl/jma/issue/archive

The journal may also provide access to its content through other digital or physical channels, such as libraries or archives.

  1. Metadata: The journal ensures that their content is accompanied by appropriate metadata, including information about the authors, date of publication, and other relevant details. This metadata will be stored in a standardized format to ensure interoperability with other digital archives and repositories.
  2. Long-term preservation: The journal adopted strategies and technologies that ensure the long-term preservation of its content, including periodic migrations to new hardware and software platforms, and the use of open and standardized formats for data and metadata.
  3. Legal compliance: The journal complies with all relevant laws and regulations related to archiving and preservation, including those related to copyright, data protection, and accessibility.
  4. Data sharing: The journal encourages authors to make their underlying data openly available, either through the journal's archive or through other open access repositories. The journal provides guidance to authors on best practices for data sharing and will work with repositories and other partners to ensure that data is properly curated and preserved.
  5. The journal ensures that its content is preserved and accessible for the long-term, promoting the dissemination and impact of scientific research.

Article Copyright Policy

  1. Copyright ownership: The journal owns the copyright to all articles published in the journal, unless otherwise specified in a written agreement with the author.
  2. Author rights: Authors retain certain rights to their articles, including the right to use their article in their own teaching, research, and professional activities, and the right to deposit their article in institutional or subject repositories.
  3. Attribution: The journal provides appropriate attribution to authors, including authorship and citation information, in all published articles.
  4. Reuse: The journal allows articles to be reused in accordance with the terms of an open access Creative Commons license. The specific license will be indicated on each article and will provide clear guidance on how the article can be reused and attributed.
  5. Third-party content: The journal ensures that any third-party content included in published articles, such as images or excerpts from other works, is used in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and that appropriate permissions and attributions are obtained.
  6. Enforcement: The journal takes appropriate action to enforce its copyright policy and to protect the intellectual property rights of its authors and other stakeholders.
  7. The journal ensures that their content is properly protected and attributed, while also providing clear guidance to authors and readers on the terms of use and reuse of published articles.