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 FOR OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING (OAP)
Memberships of academic and scientific research organizations 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.
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:
International Journal of Human Geography and Environmental Studies, ISSN 2036-7910
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 special issue journals will need to follow the Manuscript Submission Guidelines for Authors specific to call. 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)—see specific call guidelines. 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 of the call.
PCS TEMPLATE STANDARD
Some calls will request the use of the PCS template standard; in this case, see the following for detailed instructions for your submission.
Papers are only accepted using the Word Document Template by PCS Publishing, Co. (i.e., the TemplatePCS.docx file);
Papers should be approximately 2,000-5,000 words in length;
Papers should be written as continuous expository narrative in a chapter or article style (see call requirements), 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; and
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; and
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 call, review paper, conference paper, or special issue journal you are submitting your manuscript 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: firstname.lastname@example.org