About the Journal

Include any information about your journal which may be of interest to readers, authors or reviewers.

Columbia University Libraries Digital Publishing unit has created an excellent two-page worksheet with some guiding questions that can help you determine what you want to include in your Mission, Aim, and Scope statement. 

Possible sections could include 

  1. Focus and Scope 
  2. Section policies 
  3. Code of Ethics for the Editorial Team 
  4. Open-access Policy
  5. Copyright notice
  6. Sponsorship disclosure
  7. History of the journal
  8. Digital archiving policy

Not sure what to include? Consider where you want your journal to be indexed and check out their requirements, like the DOAJ advice