How to register in the system and submit articles?

Full details of how to make online submissions can be found in the “ Guide for Authors”

What is the policy of accessing articles in the Journal of Environmental Resources Research?

Without the use of ‘offline browsers’ for extensive download, all the articles published in Environmental Resources Research are fully open access. Of course, no individual or institution has the right to use the content of the Journal for commercial purposes.

How to submit articles to Environmental Resources Research?

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using  Environmental Resources Research online submission and review web site (https://ijerr.gau.ac.ir/). This site will guide authors stepwise through the submission process.

How should the manuscripts be prepared for the submission to Environmental Resources Research?

To prepare the final version of an article for its publication, please see "Guide for Authors" section. It is essential to observe all the tips and style sheets provided in this section.

What policy will be followed if the principles and rules of preparing the manuscript are not followed?

If the rules and regulations provided in the "Guide for Authors" section are not applied , the manuscript will not be reviewed.

What is the peer review process of manuscripts submitted to Environmental Resources Research?

Please refer to the Journal’s Peer Review Process.

Does Environmental Resources Research accept notes and short articles?


What ethical principles should be upheld by the authors of articles?

Environmental Resources Research  strongly emphasizes on ethical principles for publication to be closely followed by all authors aiming to publish in this journal. Full details of the ethical obligations can be found in the “ Publication Ethics” and “About Journal” sections.

What will happen if there is a non-compliance with the ethical principles of publication by the authors?

Be aware that non-compliance with publication ethics will result in the withdrawal of your paper and authors will enter a black list and will be unable to make future submissions to the Journal. Additionally, the authors’  affiliated institutions  will be notified of the misconduct and unethical behavior.

What is the policy of Environmental Resources Research in case of plagiarism?

Please be informed that the Environmental Resources Research takes plagiarism very seriously, and if any type of plagiarism is noted and proven, the manuscript will be withdrawn from the publication process. If the plagiarism is encountered after the article is published, an explanatory notification will be published about the case in the following Issue, and the article will be removed from the online archive of the Journal. Moreover, authors submitting plagiarized materials will enter a black list and the affiliated institutions will be notified of the plagiarism.

What characteristics would influence acceptance or rejection of a manuscript in Environmental Resources Research?

Articles should be in line with the aims and scope of the Journal and have a sound research structure. In addition to observing the scientific structure of an article, novelty, reliability of findings, validity of methods and techniques, and trustworthiness of references and resources are among the most important factors influencing the acceptance of a manuscript. Articles that merely express issues superficially or only in the form translation of documents or repetitions, without any critical review of the literature, will have little chance of acceptance.

Is it possible to add to, remove or rearrange authors included on the paper after the manuscript has been submitted?

The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper. Authors are expected to consider carefully the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscripts and provide the definite list of authors at the time of the original submission. Only in exceptional circumstances will the Editor consider (at their discretion) the addition, deletion rearrangement of authors after the manuscript has been submitted and the author must clearly flag any such request to the Editor.

Who is responsible for submitting and keeping track of a manuscript in the publication process?

The corresponding author is the one to whom all the correspondences (queries, revisions, etc.) are sent. The corresponding author coordinates the manuscript, cover letter, editor and reviewers’ suggestions, and later, responses to editors and reviewers.

How much is the cost of reviewing and publishing articles in Environmental Resources Research ?

The initial appraisal, processing and publishing of manuscripts in Environmental Resources Research are free of charge. 

what is the procedure to withdraw an article from this journal?

In Environmental Resources Researcharticle withdrawal may only be possible if the article has been submitted within 7 days of business days. After the article has entered the process of reviewing, there is no possibility to withdraw. If the author wishes to withdraw the article after the time limitation the Environmental Resources Research has the right to take decisions about the publication of the article. To withdraw an article, the author must write a clear and concise letter to the Editor-in-Chief as to why the manuscripts needs to be withdrawn.

Is it mandatory to suggest reviewers when a manuscript is submitted?

No, but suggestion of fair and expert reviewers at this stage can accelerate the process of peer-reviewing.

Where is Environmental Resources Research indexed?

Please see Indexing and Abstracting section of the Journal's website.

What can be done if ones forget their password?

Select "Sign In" bottom on the top menu of the home page of the journal, then you can select "I forget the password" option. If it did not work you can contact the executive manager of the Journal.

What should be done if I have a question or a problem?

If you do not find your question and the answer among the questions in this section, you can reach the  manager "fisheriessafari@yahoo.com" or you can call 017-32430522.