Aims and Scope
Journal of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (JALDD), a broad-based journal was founded on two key tenets: To publish the most exciting researches with respect to the subjects of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Secondly, to provide a rapid turn-around time possible for reviewing and publishing and to disseminate the articles freely for research, teaching and reference purposes.
In today's wired world information is available at the click of the button, curtsey the Internet. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence-Open Access gives a world wide audience larger than that of any subscription-based journal, no matter how prestigious or popular, and probably increases the visibility and impact of published work. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence-Open Access gives barrier-free access to the literature for research. It increases convenience, reach, and retrieval power. Free online literature is available for software that facilitates full-text searching, indexing, mining, summarizing, translating, querying, linking, recommending, alerting, "mash-ups" and other forms of processing and analysis. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence-Open Access puts rich and poor on an equal footing for these key resources and eliminates the need for permissions to reproduce and distribute content.
Journal of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence is ardent to Open Access. We strongly believe that removing barriers to research published online will greatly aid to the progress in the journal scientific and technical disciplines.
All published articles will be assigned DOI provided by CrossRef. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence will keep upto date with latest advances in the field and papers published in Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence will reach the readers directly by email for free of cost.
Distributed widely through the Internet.
Archived online in the transactions of the Journal Group, which provides the international scientific community with immediate and permanent access to individual papers.
Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence accepts online letters to the editors, brief comments that contributes to the previously published articles or other relevant findings in Longdom Publishing SL field.
Open Access is a publication model, that enables the dissemination of research articles to the global community without restriction usually through the internet. Thus, all articles published under Open Access can be accessed by anyone with internet connection. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence strongly supports the Open Access initiative. Abstracts and full texts (HTML, PDF and XML format) of all articles published by Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence are freely accessible to everyone immediately after publication.
All works published by the Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence are under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This permits anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited. Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence supports the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
Definition of Open Access Publication
An Open Access Publication is one that meets the following two conditions:
- The author(s) and copyright holder(s) grant(s) to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship, as well as the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal use.
- A complete version of the work and all supplemental materials, including a copy of the permission as stated above, in a suitable standard electronic format is deposited immediately upon initial publication in at least one online repository that is supported by an academic institution, scholarly society, government agency, or other well-established organization that seeks to enable Open Access, unrestricted distribution, interoperability, and long-term archiving (for the biomedical sciences, PubMed Central is such a repository).
As a member of Publisher International linking Association, PILA, Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence follows the Creative Commons Attribution License and Scholars Open Access publishing policies.
Community standards, rather than copyright law, will continue to provide the mechanism for enforcement of proper attribution and responsible use of the published work, as they do now.