CJST is an open-access journal publishing full-length research papers and review articles covering subjects that fall under the wide spectrum areas of Science and Technology like Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Medical studies, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, statistics, Geology, All Engineering and Computer science, Natural sciences, Technological Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Industrial, and all other applied & theoretical sciences.
The journal is dedicated towards dissemination of knowledge related to the advancement in scientific research. The prestigious interdisciplinary editorial board reflects the diversity of subjects covered in this journal.
The journal is addressed to both practicing professionals and researchers in the field of science and technology, professionals in academia, former researchers, students and other specialists interested in the results of scientific research and related subjects covered by the journal.
Peer Review Policy:
Manuscripts submitted to the CJST are approved by the Editor-in-chief followed by formal peer review process conducted in collaboration with editorial board members and independent referees. The publisher encourages the authors and reviewers to use the electronic submission and peer-review system.
Peer Review Process:
Submissions to the CJST passes through a double-blind peer-review process. The criteria for publication in CJST are as follows:
- The study presents the results of primary scholarly research.
- Results reported have not been published elsewhere.
- The research meets all applicable standards of ethics and research integrity.
- Experiments, statistics, and other analyses are performed to a high technical standard and are described in sufficient detail.
- Conclusions are presented in an appropriate fashion and are supported by the data.
- The article is presented in an intelligible fashion and is written in standard English.
Once the manuscripts have passed quality control, they are assigned to a member of the Editorial Board (or an expert who is not a member of the Board) for conducting the peer-review process and for making a decision to accept, invite revision of, or reject the article. Information for reviewers can be accessed here.
Editorial Publishing Policies:
The following editorial and publishing policies apply to content the Caribbean Journal of Science and Technology.
- Open Access Agreement
- Submission of related manuscripts
- Publication Ethics
1. Open access agreement:
Upon submission of an article, the authors are asked to indicate their agreement to abide by an open access Creative Commons license (CC-BY). Under the terms of this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright of their articles. The license permits any user to download, print out, extract, reuse, archive, and distribute the article, so long as appropriate credit is given to the authors and source of the work. The license ensures that the authors’ article will be available as widely as possible and that the article can be included in any scholarly archive.
2. Submission of Related Manuscripts:
When submitting an article, all authors are asked to indicate that they do not have a related or duplicate manuscript under consideration (or accepted) for publication elsewhere. Reviewers will be asked to comment on the overlap between related submissions.
3. Confidentiality & Privacy Statement:
Editors and reviewers are required to treat all submitted manuscripts in strict confidence. 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.
4. Publication Ethics:
Authors are expected to be aware of, and comply with, best practice in publication ethics specifically with regard to authorship (for example avoidance of ghost or guest authorship),dual submission, plagiarism, manipulation of figures, competing interests and compliance with policies on research ethics.