Information For Authors
Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes both high-quality academic and application-oriented papers in the field of risk analysis and crisis response, plus reviews and popular sciences, communications, etc. We welcome submissions from the field of risk analysis and crisis response and it’s any relevant fields.
We suggest that the manuscripts should be submitted at our manuscript submission and information portal https://jracr.com/. The status of submitted manuscripts can also be tracked at this portal. In addition, the manuscripts can also be submitted directly to the editorial department at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors should familiarize themselves with the Author Guidelines and Call for Papers for the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response before submitting their paper. These documents spell out the rights and responsibilities that authors agree to when submitting and publishing their papers.
Journal Publishing Agreement - JRACR
Manuscript ID: __________________________________________________________
Article Title: ____________________________________________________________
Corresponding Author Name: ______________________________________________
The Editor(s) of the Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (hereinafter referred to as the “Journal”) is/are pleased to accept the above article (hereinafter referred to as the “Work”) for publication in the Journal. Through this Journal Publishing Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”), Editorial Department of JRACR (hereinafter referred to as the “Journal Owner”) is granted an exclusive license to publish and distribute the Work. Your written acceptance of this Agreement on behalf of all Authors of the Work is required before the Work can be published. Please read this Agreement carefully and sign it if you agree to its terms. Note that production of the Work is kept on hold until this signed Agreement has been returned.
1. Authors Representations and Warranties
As the Corresponding Author, I hereby represent and warrant on behalf of all the Authors of the Work that:
The Work has not been published previously and is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Once accepted for publication in the Journal, the Work or any part of the Work will not be submitted for publication to any other journal.
The Work is original and does not involve fraud, fabrication or plagiarism.
The Author(s) has/have obtained written permission from copyright owners for any excerpts from copyrighted works that are included in the Work and have credited such sources in the Work.
The Work does not contain any statements, data or information that is intentionally misleading or inaccurate.
The Work does not contain any obscene, defamatory, libelous or other unlawful statements, and does not violate any right of privacy, or infringes any intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark rights), or any human, personal or other rights of any kind, of any person or entity.
The Work does not contain infringements on any duty of confidentiality which the Author(s) may owe to another party, nor violates any agreement, express or implied, that the Author(s) may have entered, and all the institutions in which research recorded in the Work was carried out have authorized the publication of the Work.
If any Author of the Work resides in disputed areas, such Author has prepared the Work in a personal, academic or research capacity and not as an official representative or otherwise on behalf of the relevant government.
All Authors have made significant contributions to the Work including its conception and design, the analysis of the data and the writing of the manuscript.
All Authors have reviewed all parts of the Work and take responsibility for its content and approve its publication.
All Authors acknowledge that they have read, understood and complied with the Journal’s Author Guidelines at https://jracr.com/index.php/jracr/authorguidelines, especially the Research and Publication Ethics, Duties of Authors, Process for Managing Research and Publication Misconduct.
I have informed all the Authors about the terms of this Agreement and I am signing this Agreement on their behalf as their agent.
2. License Agreement
2.1 License of Publishing Rights
I hereby grant to the Journal Owner an exclusive publishing and distribution license for the Work, selections of the Work and any tables, illustrations or other material submitted for publication as part of the Work, and other derivative works based upon the Work, in electronic, audio-visual, printed or any other forms and media now known or hereafter devised, in all languages and throughout the world, including the right to license others to do the same. These exclusive rights run the full term of the copyright and are granted from the date that the Work is accepted for publication in the Journal. This license also includes the right to enforce the rights granted hereunder against third parties.
2.2 Supplemental Materials
“Supplemental Materials” shall mean materials published as a supplemental part of the Work, including but not limited to graphical, illustrative, video and audio material or research data. With respect to any Supplemental Materials that I may submit, the Journal Owner shall have a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to publish, extract, reformat, adapt, build upon, index, redistribute, link to and otherwise use all or any part of the Supplemental Materials, in all forms and media now known or hereafter devised and to permit others to do so. The Journal Owner shall apply the same end user license to the Supplemental Materials as to the Work, where it publishes the Supplemental Materials with the Work in the Journal on its online content platform on an Open Access basis.
2.3 Scholarly Communication Rights
I understand that I retain the copyright of the Work and that no rights in patents, trademarks or other intellectual property rights are transferred to the Journal Owner. As Author of the Work, I understand that I shall have: (i) the same rights to reuse the Work as those allowed to third-party users of the Work under the CC BY-NC 4.0 user license, as well as (ii) the right to use the Work in a subsequent compilation of my works or to extend the Work to book length form, to include the Work in a thesis or dissertation, or otherwise to use or re-use portions or excerpts in other works, both for commercial and non-commercial purposes. Except for such uses, I understand that the license of publishing rights I have granted to the Journal Owner gives the Journal Owner the exclusive right to make or sub-license commercial use.
2.4 User Rights
The Journal Owner shall apply the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 (CC BYNC 4.0) license to the Work where it publishes the Work in the Journal on its online content platform on an Open Access basis. The CC BY-NC 4.0 license allows users to freely share the Work (i.e. copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (i.e. remix, transform and build upon the material) on the condition that proper attribution is given (i.e. appropriate credit, a link to the applicable license and an indication if any changes were made; all in such a way that does not suggest that the licensor endorses the user or the use) and the material is only used for non-commercial purposes. The full details of this license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/.
2.5 Revisions and Addenda
I understand that no revisions, additional terms or addenda to this License Agreement can be made without the explicit written consent of the Journal Owner. I also understand that this License Agreement supersedes any previous agreements I have entered with the Journal Owner in relation to the Work from the date hereof.
2.6 Copyright Notice
The Journal Owner shall be responsible for publishing and distributing the Work with the appropriate copyright notice.
2.7 Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This License Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Canada (hereinafter referred to as the “Governing State”), without regard to conflict of law principles, and the parties irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Governing State.
3. Conflict of Interest Disclosure
The Author(s) confirm(s) that all funding sources supporting the Work and all institutions or people who contributed to the Work, but who do not meet the criteria for authorship, are acknowledged. The Author(s) also confirm(s) that all commercial affiliations, stock ownership, equity interests or patent licensing arrangements that could be considered to pose a financial conflict of interest in connection with the Work have been disclosed.
4. Corresponding Author Status
Please mark all that apply below.
1) I am the sole Author of the Work
Please indicate which of the below also apply to you:
- I am a UK, Canadian or Australian government employee and Crown Copyright is asserted
- I am a U.S. Government employee and the Work is public domain; Article 2.1 (License of Publishing Rights) therefore does not apply
- I am a contractor of the U.S. Government under contract number: ____________________
- None of the above
2) I am one Author signing on behalf of all co-Authors of the Work
Please indicate which of the below also apply to you and your co-Authors:
- We are all U.S. Government employees and the Work is public domain; Article 2.1 (License of Publishing Rights) therefore does not apply
- I am a U.S. Government employee, but some of my co-Authors are not
- I am not a U.S. Government employee, but some of my co-Authors are
- The work was performed by contractors of the U.S. Government under contract number: ____________________
- All or some of the Authors are UK, Canadian or Australian government employees and Crown Copyright is asserted
- Some of the Authors are employees of the UK, Canadian or Australian government, but Crown Copyright is not asserted
- None of the above
3) I am signing as an authorized representative and on behalf of my employer
Name + job title of licensee if different from Corresponding Author: _____________________________________________
Please indicate which of the below also apply to you:
- The Work is authored by U.S. Government employees and is public domain; Article 2.1 (License of Publishing Rights) therefore does not apply
- The Work was authored by contractors of the U.S. Government under contract number: ____________________
- The Work is authored by UK, Canadian or Australian government employees and Crown Copyright is asserted
- My employer is the owner of the copyright in the Work; the full name of the organization as it should appear in the copyright notice is: _____________________________________
- None of the above
THE AUTHOR(S) HEREBY ACCEPT(S) THE TERMS OF THIS JOURNAL PUBLISHING AGREEMENT.
Corresponding Author Signature: ______________________________
(or employer representative signature)
Corresponding Author Name: __________________________________
(or employer representative name)
Title and Company: __________________________________
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