Why Publish with us?

  • All content published in JOPSM is ‘open access’ which means any one with an internet connection can access them for free.
  • Authors do not pay a submission fee for having their papers reviewed.
  • There are no page charges for authors.
  • JOPSM uses an open peer review process, which means that authors will know who reviewed their work.
  • JOPSM aims to reach an editorial decision as fast as possible (see our timeline below for different types of manuscripts).
  • Articles are published as and when they are accepted.
  • The time from acceptance to publication is short; we aim to publish an accepted manuscript within a week of acceptance.
  • Authors retain copyright of their contribution.
  • All content in JOPSM is published under a Creative Commons Atrribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.
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  • Journal allow the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions
  • Journal allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions

Timeline (from submission to first decision):

Letters to the Editor: 1-2 days

Submissions to the ‘Point of View’ section: 4-6 weeks

Research Communications; Brief Reviews: 1 month

Timeline (from acceptance to publication):

Letters: 0 days

Submissions to the ‘Point of View’ section: 1 day

Research Communications; Brief Reviews: 2 weeks

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