Open Access Policy

Styles of Communication provides immediate open access to its content.

Open Access statement

Styles of Communication publishes full open access articles. The articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication, without requiring a subscription to the journal. All the articles undergo blind and editorial peer-review and quality control.

Licence Terms

Styles of Communication is published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license

Plagiarism Policy

Authors must certify that the article has not previously been published elsewhere, or even submitted and been in reviewed in another journal.

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. We will use Plagiarism Detector - http://plagiarism-detector.com/

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Ethics and malpractice statement

Editorial responsibilities

Editors have the responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article. Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept. Editors screen all paper submission and only accept a paper when reasonably certain. Those rejected at this stage generally concern issues outside the aims and scope of the journal. At this stage of reviewing, authors of manuscripts rejected are normally being informed in 2-4 weeks from receipt. Usually, the manuscript will be reviewed within 1 to 3 months from submission date. The Editors have the responsibility to preserve the anonymity of reviewers.

Publishing ethics issues

Editors should actively be involved in the process of improving the SoC processes by monitoring and constantly safeguarding the publication ethics. It is also required for the Editorial Board to safeguard and monitor the views of authors, readers, reviewers to ensure the high quality of the journal. Editors should consult the Editorial Board members periodically to actively express their opinions and findings about the functioning of the journal, presenting information when editorial changes and editorial policies are required.