About Journal

About the research journal of Great Khorasan

1) Introduction of the publication

The scientific quarterly "Research Journal of Great Khorasan" with more than 10 years of publishing history, is considered the only reliable scientific journal in Iran focusing on studies and researches in the field of civilization of Great Khorasan, which is indexed in the Islamic World Citation Database (ISC) and also managed to obtain the rank Scientific (B) from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. This quarterly has an international approach and focuses on the Persian language on the fields of civilization of Greater Khorasan, especially "historical, political and urban geography" and "art history; Urban planning and architecture" is concentrated in this historical territory.


2) Financial policies

A) Income sources of the publication
All publishing costs of Great Khorasan research journal are provided by Imam Reza International University (AS) and partly by the authors, and the journal has no other source of income or finance.

b) costs of processing and publishing articles
Imam Reza International University (A.S.) provides an important part of the publishing costs of the Great Khorasan Research Journal. Therefore, there is no fee for sending, but the authors are only required to pay 500,000 Rials for initial processing and 3 million Rials for Peer Review and preparation for publication to the account number of National Bank of Iran 0207324057006 when uploading their manuscripts for review. The name of Imam Reza International University (AS) should be applied to card number 6037997599361814 with deposit ID 191066.
c) Publication subscription
The research journal of Great Khorasan University of Imam Reza (AS) is published as an electronic journal with open access, so no subscription is received from the audience.
d) Acceptance of advertisement in the publication
The Research Journal of Great Khorasan University of Imam Reza (AS) does not accept or include any advertisements on the website and magazine articles.

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3) Conflict of interest

 During the publication of scientific articles, conflict of interest means that the author or authors, reviewers, or even the editor of the journal have personal or economic connections that may unfairly influence their decision to publish an article. Conflict of interest exists when professional judgment regarding primary interests (research validity) is influenced by secondary interests. There is nothing unethical about mutual benefits, but it should be clearly stated. All authors must declare all conflicts of interest in their cover letter and in the “Conflict of Interest” section at the time of submission. When the authors have no conflict of interest, it should be stated as follows:

"The author or authors declare that they have no conflict of interest related to the writing or publication of this article."

The policy of  Great Khorasan Research Journal is that none of the members of the journal should have a financial relationship with the authors.
Disclosure of all conflicts of interest is necessary for transparent research reporting. Failure to declare a conflict of interest can lead to immediate rejection of an article. If an undisclosed conflict of interest is identified after publication.
Examples of conflict of interest:

One of the authors is in the same institution or organization as the mentioned editor or referee as a member;
The names of all the institutions and organizations that were used to write the article and the income of the article is also attributed to them are not mentioned.
one of the authors is a member of the dissertation committee, editor or referee or vice versa;
One of the authors and the editor or reviewer are currently co-authors on another paper or have been co-authors on the same paper for the past two years.
Davro or the author share ownership or action for the patent related to the content of the article in question.
The referee should randomly judge an article extracted from a master's or doctorate thesis that was the supervisor or advisor of that thesis.

4) Open access policy

As the publisher and editor of the Great Khorasan Research Journal, it is always willing to publish corrections, clarifications, withdrawals and apologies if necessary.

All research articles published in the Great Khorasan Research Journal have free access. Immediately after publication, it is available for free to read, download and share on the journal's website. Articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC) license, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any media, provided that the original work is properly cited. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trusted software called Like Joe to ensure authenticity and then carefully reviewed by international referees. Under this license, the authors provide all the material and intellectual rights of their article with open access with the aim of: a) maximizing the impact of the research; b) increasing indexing, c) power of retrieving articles; d) Removing the need for permission to cite content and making it easier for authors to cite; They leave it permanently to the scientific journal of Khorasan Boghor and do not have any claim to it (it should be noted that any author can copy and present his article by mentioning the source).

Journal of Great Khorasan by Imam Reza International University is licensed under a CreativeCommons Attribution 4.0 International LicenseBased on a work at https://imamreza.ac.irCreative Commons License