PCS Publishing, Co. 
PCS Publishing, Co., formerly Polo Publishing, commenced in 2009. It operates within the Open Access Publishing (OAP) forum and aims to freely promote universal access with equal opportunities for all scientific, technical and engineered knowledge with the creation and dissemination via peer-reviewed publishing. The OAP encourages initiatives to facilitate access, including free and uncharged access, to publicly available journals and books, open archives and repositories for scientific knowledge. The OAP, in terms of equitable access allows scientific knowledge to strive and promote electronic publishing, open access initiatives and make scientific data and information affordable and accessible in all countries on an equitable basis.

International Directory
Memberships of academic and scientific research organisations and institutions are affiliated within the International Directory for Open Access Publishing. The OAP list is worldwide, including institutions within Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and Australia; it offers and encourages a wide range of public knowledge and aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use an appropriate quality control system, and it will not be limited to particular languages or subject areas. The aim of the Directory is to increase the visibility and ease of use of OAP journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. All articles on this website are freely available via this website.

For Authors
PCS Publishing, Co. is a subsidiary within the Polo Centre of Sustainability and is its agreed publisher. This agreement extends to the publication of the two international special journals indexed within the Biblioteca Centrale "G. Marconi" (Central Library "G. Marconi") in Rome, Italy:

(1) International Journal of Human Geography and Environmental Studies, ISSN 2036-7910
(2) International Journal of Sustainability Science and Studies, ISSN 2036-7929

Authors wishing to submit a manuscript, review paper or conference paper to either of the these two journals will need to follow the Manuscript Submission Guidelines for Authors and email the compiled Copyright Form (CopyrightPCS.docx) and Template File (TemplatePCS.docx) directly to PCS Publishing, Co. Only template compiled work will be peer-reviewed with consideration. For books and book chapters please email us for specific instructions.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines For Authors
All journal manuscripts, review papers or conference papers submitted to PCS Publishing, Co. are read critically and peer-reviewed by referees before they are accepted for publication. When submitting full text formatted manuscripts or papers for potential publication use the pre-formatted template and submit it in .docx or .doc format only (Word Document). All submitted formatted full text manuscripts and papers should be original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical. Manuscripts and papers submitted to PCS Publishing, Co. should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. To continue with a submission process consider the formatting requirements, illustration and electronic artwork guidelines and
download the two requisite files.

   Formatting Requirements

   Papers are only accepted using the Word Document Template by PCS Publishing, Co. (TemplatePCS.docx).     
   Papers should be approximately 2,000-5,000 words in length.
   They should be written as continuous expository narrative in a chapter or article style, not as lists of points
   or a PowerPoint presentation.
   Author(s) are responsible for the accuracy of citations, quotations, diagrams, tables and maps.
   Please use the referencing guide as par with the pre-formatted template.
   Papers should be thoroughly checked and proof-read before submission, both by the author(s) and a critical  
   editorial friend.
   After you have submitted your paper you are unable to make any changes to it during the refereeing process.

   Illustration and Electronic Artwork Guidelines
   Figures and images must be clear and easy to view.
   Figures and tables need to be placed where they are to appear in the text.
   Please refrain from using Word Drawing objects. Instead use images imported from a drawing program such
   as .jpg, .gif or .png images.

   PCS Publishing, Co's Downloadable Files
   Please submit the two compiled files and include the specific journal you are submitting your manuscript,
   review paper or conference paper to.

   Copyright Form: CopyrightPCS.docx (77 KB)
   Template File: TemplatePCS.docx (59 KB)
   For all authors, submitting work to PCS Publishing, Co., and for all other publishing enquiries please use the  
   following email address: ppc@polocentre.org

PCS PCS PUBLISHINGPublishing, Co. is a subordinate to the Polo Centre of Sustainability and functions within the same statement of Corporate Social Responsibility located under About Us of this website.