WELCOME TO SCIENCE OBSERVER

SCIENCE OBSERVER is a leading multidisciplinary open-access journal, providing a platform for publishing innovative research articles. As an open access journal, articles in Indian Journal of Science and Technology are available online free of cost and readily accessible to provide wide accessibility to your work for citations and can be searched in Google Scholar very easily.

 

AIM AND SCOPE

The coverage of Science Observer ranges across the broad field of life sciences, social science, computer science, applied science that have witnessed rapid development at the forefront of scientific research and technology. The journal also promotes original academic research in Humanities, Culture, Comparative Education,  Rural Development, Engineering and Technology, Art, Commerce and Management. The editorial board comprises experts from around the world. This journal seeks to promote original research and cultivate fruitful dialogues among the scientific community and scholars all over the globe. The open acess of the journal can be utilized to enhances visibility and impact of one's own work as Open Access articles are downloaded and cited more frequently than articles from non-Open Access journals.

 

WHY PUBLISH WITH US

 

Fast review process

·         The decision on your article is processed very fast without any delay and in shortest possible time. The processing period is 1weeks.

·         Rigorous peer review is vital to us. We will support you with a thorough but fast and responsive peer review process.

·         Strategic support to early career researchers and mid-career scholars, as well as targeted campaigns in support of key disciplines, such as our Campaign for different fields by identifying young researchers, and people with academic excellence and motivating them by giving awards like best paper award, Award of innovation and women of excellence.

 

PEER REVIEW PROCESS

Submitted article by the authors is received by the editor. The editor verifies relevance of the article to the journal’s policy for publishing such article i.e whether the article satisfies the need and technical standard of the journal. The editor sends the article to the at least two blindly selected reviewers. The reviewers have the power to select and reject the paper. The review results received from the reviewers are compiled. The results are corresponded to the corresponding author and he is asked to respond to the comments raised by the reviewers. If the editor is satisfied by the responses of the author, accepted for publication or a rejection letter is sent if not accepted The corresponding author is required to respond in due time and clarify ambiguities if any. If the paper is accepted, the author is asked to pay the nominal publication charges.

Subject Covered:

·         Agriculture

·         Animal Science                                    

·         Chemistry                                      

·         Education

·         Engineering Subjects               

·         Environment and Ecology

·         Food Science

·         Horticulture

·         Humanities

·         Life Sciences                                 

·         Mathametics                                 

·         Medical Sciences                          

·         Pharmacology

·         Physical Education

·         Physics                                          

·         Chemistry

·         Social Sciences                      

·         Sport Science and Medicine and many more

 

SUBMISSION OF PAPER

·         scienceobserver2013@gmail.com

·         thescienceobserver2013@gmail.com

·         editorscienceobserver@gmail.com

 

 

PEER REVIEW PROCESS

 

Initial checks

New submissions go through an in-house quality control check to ensure adherence to our policies and requirements, including:

  • ethical requirements for human and animal experimentation
  • financial disclosures
  • competing interests
  • data deposition

Manuscripts will not be seen by an Academic Editor or peer reviewers until they pass this check.

We aim to check manuscripts as efficiently as possible, but timing may vary depending on whether we need to return the submission to the author for follow-up queries or additional information.

 

Peer review process

Step-1: Manuscript received from author   

Step-2: The editor determines whether the article is suffiecient quality and appropriate content. 
Step-3: He will reject or accept it, if he accepts will assign the manuscript number in order, then forward to the suitable reviewer along with manuscript evaluation form and reviewer guidelines.


Step-4: The Reviewer should following

• Originality and Quality of the work
• Experimental design
• Appropriateness of the statistical analyses
• Adherence to correct scientific nomenclature
• Appropriate literature citations
• Adequacy of experimental techniques
• Soundness of conclusions and interpretation
• Significance of discussion
• Adherence to the Instructions to Authors
• Adequacy of title and abstract
• Correct figures/images and tables
• Plagiarism, Missing or incomplete attestation 
• Conflicts of interest 

Step-5: The article is returned to the editor along with an evaluation form.
Step-6: The article is returned to the author along with reviewer’s feedback, the author have to revise the article and resubmit it.
Step-7: The editor receives the revised article and take the final decision to publish or not, taking into consideration the reviewer’s feedback.