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Peer Review and Quality Control

All WIT Press paper submissions are single-blind peer-reviewed by two well-qualified academics from reputable institutions and paper assignments are made to avoid any conflict of interest.  All papers are subject to editorial control.

In order to be acceptable for publication submissions must make a new contribution to the scientific community.

All submissions are processed through Crossref Similarity Check (iThenticate) to screen for plagiarism.

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Submission Process

Authors interested in submitting a paper are requested to follow the instructions provided below, complete the Open Access Publishing Agreement or specify the desire to publish under the CC BY 4.0 Creative Commons license, and finally submit to a Wessex Institute Conference.

  • Submission Guides
    To assist authors and contributors with the keying of their work to the standard required we have prepared Author Instructions and Example Pages.
    • Please note that the instructions are intended to give a consistency of style and format. Failure to comply with these instructions may result in your paper being returned and cause a delay in publication.
    • If you are submitting a paper for a Conference Proceeding you must use the Conference Book instructions. Please note that papers for conference proceedings should not exceed 12 pages in length.
    • If you are in any doubt as to the size of the book for which you are about to submit a paper then please check with our Production Editor, Isabelle Rham (irham@witpress.com) before starting to format your work.
  • Open Access Publishing Agreement
    WIT Press policy requires that prior to publication all authors or their employers must sign our Open Access Publishing Agreement (OAPA) unless publishing under the CC BY 4.0 license.
  • Creative Commons License (Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0)
    This version of the licence allows users to copy, distribute and transmit an article, and adapt the article as long as the author is attributed. The CC BY license permits commercial and non-commercial reuse.

    With CC BY 4.0 the author grants to WIT Press a non-exclusive license of all rights of copyright, including but not limited to the right to publish, republish, transmit, sell, distribute and otherwise use the Contribution in whole or in part.
    • Authors should declare their interest in having their paper(s) published under the CC BY 4.0 license upon submitting their manuscript.
  • Paper Submission
    Submit your paper to a Wessex Institute Conference, for a full list of upcoming conferences please visit www.wessex.ac.uk/conferences.