FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

1. About Lectito

Who are the Lectito Journals experts?

Lectito works with professionals. Initially founded by an Amsterdam-based group of academics, it now has connections with scholars of universities and scientific organizations all over the world. Closely connected to the academic world, Lectito Journals strives to publish articles of the highest academic standards.

What are Lectito Journals' services?

Lectito Journals provides an academic platform on which academic articles can be published. Additionally, our publishing company provides language editing and proofreading services. If you want to make sure that any of your manuscripts is free of grammatical, spelling or formatting errors, native speaking editors of Lectito can help you perfecting your manuscript. Editing and proofreading services are  a separate service of Lectito, and are not related to the editing of articles that are submitted to Lectito's Journals. An article doesn't have to be edited to be submitted For prices on language editing services click http://www.lectitopublishing.nl/home/services.

How can I work for Lectito Journals?

As a scholar, you are invited to submit your academic work to one of Lectito's journals. Also, you may be eligible to act as a reviewer for one or more articles. If you are interested to collaborate with us, please send an email to info@lectitojournals.com.

What are the financial sources of Lectito Journals?

Lectito Journals publishes open access journals, of which all of the content on this platform is available to everyone free of charge. To be able to provide open access journals, we charge an article processing fee (APC) for some of our journals. These fees are usually covered by the authors' institutes or research funding bodies. Also, a part of our money comes from the language editing and proofreading services that we provide.

How do I know that Lectito Journals is not a scam?

Lectito Journals manages valuable research information and wants to give clients the assurance that they are trustworthy. Of course, you may wonder how we can offer you this assurance. Lectito works with highly regarded scholars, that have many publications online and in respected databases. Our double blind peer review system guarantees that the articles published are of high academic standard.

What do I earn from publishing my article?

When you publish in a Lectito journal, your article will be saved online and in our databases. Publishing with Lectito will enrich your academic career and will provide you with an audience to share your researchwith.

2. Articles

Who is allowed to submit articles?

As long as an author writes according to the submission guidelines and ethical guidelines everyone can submit an article to one of the Lectito Journals. To guarantee academic integrity, the article is submitted to a peer-review process in which the academic value of the article is tested.

Can I submit my article to two different journals of Lectito?

It is not possible for the same article to be published in two or more Lectito Journals.

Can I publish more than one article in the Lectito Journals?

It is possible for an author to submit more articles to different Lectito Journals, even if the publishing of these articles happens at the same moment.

Can I publish my published article in a journal other than a Lectito Journal?

Yes. Any usage rights are regulated through the Creative Commons License. As Lectito Journals is using the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), anyone (the author, his/her institution/company, the publisher, as well as the public) is free to copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work as long as the original author is credited (see above). Therefore, specific usage rights can not be reserved by the author or his/her institution/company, and the publisher can not include a statement "all rights reserved" in any published paper.

How do I know if my article is accepted by the journal?

Authors get an auto-response email from our editorial system when the status of their article changes.

What are the criteria that my article has to meet? On what criteria do editors test my article?

The article has to be submitted according to the ethical guidelines and the submission guidelines. The article is also being judged and corrected on grammar, spelling, form and content. Sources and references are checked, and the article is tested on any other misconduct outlined in the ethical guidelines.

How can I ask questions about the processing time of my article?

If the auto-response email about the status of an article does not provide enough information, authors can contact via email with the editor: info@lectitojournals.com.

How long does it take for my article to get published?

That depends on the length of the peer-review process. We try to give you the first decision about the article within 45-60 days after submission. If accepted, your article will be published within the next 45-60 days.

3. Editorial Services

What is the role of the members of the editorial boards?

The editorial boards are filled with highly regarded scholars, experienced in the field that the journal covers. Board members are allowed to submit articles, and are consulted occasionally to help decide about the publication of an article. Read about the peer-review process in the ethical guidelines.

Can I still stop my article from being published when it is peer-reviewed?

Yes, that is possible. But realize that you wasted the valuable time of your fellow researchers who peer-review your article.

Who is going to peer-review my article?

Authors can suggest their own peer-reviewers during submission of their article, but the chief editor of the journal in question has to approve this. Editorial board members can be appointed to perform peer-reviewing, although it is more common to only ask their advice in an emergency or final phases of the peer-review process. Peer-reviewers are mostly chosen by the chief-editors of the different journals, who are closely connected to the scholars from their field.

How much time do I have to adjust my article after peer review?

You will receive an email that informs you about the deadline.

What happens if I cannot adjust my article in the given time after peer-review?

If you don’t provide us a valid reason for the delay, your article might be rejected.

What can I do as an author if I do not agree with the comments of a peer-reviewer?

If, after the second peer-review, an agreement cannot be reached, the author can contact the chief editor of the journal or the general editor of Lectito Journals by sending an email to info@lectitojournals.com.

4. Lectito Account

How can I prevent Lectito from using my contact information?

If you don't want Lectito Journals to use your e-mail, name or other information for market research purposes, you can let us know by filling in the contact form on the website.

What can I do with my Lectito Journals account?

With a Lectito account you have access to Lectito's Services. You can submit your article and Lectito will send you emails about the processing of your article.

Who should I contact if I have problems to log into my Lectito account?

Let us know your problem or question by sending an email to us at info@lectitojournals.com.

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