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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Queensland University of Technology 2202-8005 The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world.  The Journal is committed to democratising quality knowledge production and dissemination. Authors retain copyright and articles are licenced via Creative Commons to make published articles more readily available and useable. There are no APCs (Article Processing Charges). Authors can submit and publish at no cost.

IJCJSD has partnered with Publons

The Journal is very pleased to offer Publons integration for our valued reviewers.   The Editorial team are grateful for the extraordinary volunteer efforts made by the criminology research community in reviewing articles for the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy.  Publons offers opportunities to give our reviewers the credit they deserve.

Publons helps researchers to track a more complete record of their research contributions, including peer review work and editorial affiliations. You can track and publish your peer review contributions even if your reviews are anonymous and the manuscript is never published.

How the partnership works

  • When you review for IJCJSD you can opt-in to get recognition on Publons, via a question on the review submission form*.
  • Once your review is completed you will receive an email with a private link to claim your review (The sender will be so please check your Junk folder if you don't receive it in a timely manner)
  • Follow the link to add your review to your reviewer profile

To save time, you can choose to have any past and future reviews performed for IJCJSD automatically added to your profile from the Permissions page on your Publons profile.

* By selecting "yes" you are opting in to the Publons service and data about this review (including your name and the journal title) will be transferred to Publons. You may opt-out of the service at any time.

IJCJSD is committed to ensuring integrity in the peer review process. Publons tracks, verifies, and displays peer review activity without compromising reviewer anonymity and in full compliance with our journal policies.

By default, the content of reviews for IJCJSD will not be publicly displayed on Publons, and only the name of the journal and the number of reviews performed will be shown on Publons profiles – in compliance with our double-blind peer review policy. This means that review comments remain confidential, unless permission is granted by the journal and, in some cases, the author as well.

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