Frequently Asked Questions
Who are the Lectito Journals experts?
Lectito works with professionals. Initially founded by an Amsterdam-based group of academics and businessmen, it now has connections with scholars of universities and scientific organizations all over the world. Scholars not only write the articles, but peer-review the articles written by other scholars in their field. Lectito established a network of highly regarded scholars, so that high scientific standards can be met.
What are Lectito Journals' services?
It provides an academic platform for which academic articles can be published after being peer-reviewed. Also, Lectito can provide language editing and proofreading services. If you want to make sure that any of your manuscripts is free of grammatical, spelling or formatting errors, native speaker editors of Lectito can help you prefecting your manuscript. This editing is a separate service of Lectito, and does not have anything to do with the editing of articles that are submitted to Lectito's Journals. An article doesn't have to be edited to be submitted to journals of Lectito. For prices on language editing services click http://lectitojournals.com/services .
How can I work for Lectito Journals?
As a scholar, you are invited to submit your academic work to one of Lectito's journals. Also, you may be eligible to act as a reviewer for one or more articles.
What are the financial sources of Lectito Journals?
Lectito Journals publishes fully open access journals. All of the content on this platform is available to everyone free of charge. To be able to provide open access journals, we finance publication through article processing charges (APC) which are usually covered by the authors' institutes or research funding bodies. Also, a part of our money comes from the language editing and proofreading services that we provide.
How do I know that Lectito Journals is not a scam?
Lectito Journals manages valuable research information and wants to give clients the assurance that they are trustworthy. Of course, you may wonder how we can offer you this assurance. Lectito works with highly regarded scholars, that have many publications online and in respected databases. If you are still not convinced, you can contact us via email.
What do I earn from publishing my article?
When you publish in a Lectito journal, your article will be saved in our database. Everyone who searches for the topic that you wrote about, will find your name. Publishing with Lectito will enrich your academic career and will provide you with an audience to present your research ideas to.
Who is allowed to submit articles?
As long as an author writes according to the submission guidelines and ethical guidelines everyone can submit an article to one of the Lectito Journals. To guarantee academic integrity, the article is submitted to a peer-review process in which the academic value of the article is tested.
Can I submit my article to two different journals of Lectito?
It is not possible for the same article to be published in two or more Lectito Journals.
Can I publish more than one article in the Lectito Journals?
It is possible for an author to submit more articles to different Lectito Journals, even if the publishing of these articles happens at the same moment.
Can I publish my published article in a journal other than the Lectito Journal?
No, once published with Lectito Journals, you can not use the same article again.
How do I know if my article is accepted by the journal?
Authors get an auto-response email when the status of their article changes.
What are the criteria that my article has to meet? On what criteria do editors test my article?
The article has to be submitted according to the ethical guidelines and the submission guidelines. The article is also being judged and corrected on grammar, spelling, form and content. Sources and references are checked, and the article is checked on any other misconduct outlined in the ethical guidelines.
How can I ask questions about the processing time of my article?
If the auto-response email about the status of an article does not provide enough information, authors can contact via email with the editor.
How long does it take for my article to get published?
That depends on the length of the peer-review process. Lectito Journals tries to give you the first decision about the article within 60 days after submission. If accepted, your article will be published within the next 60 days.
What is the role of the members of the editorial boards?
The editorial boards are filled with highly regarded scholars, experienced in the field that the journal covers. Board members are allowed to submit articles, but can never peer-review their own work. Read about the peer-review process in the ethical guidelines.
Can I still stop my article from being published when it is peer-reviewed?
Yes, that is possible. But realize that you wasted the valuable time of your fellow researchers who peer-review your article.
Who is going to peer-review my article?
Authors may suggest their own peer-reviewers, but the chief editor of the journal in question has to approve this. Editorial board members can be appointed to perform peer-reviewing, although it is more common to only ask their advice in an emergency or final phases of the peer-review process.
How much time do I have to adjust my article after peer review?
You will receive an email that informs you about that.
What happens if i cannot adjust my article in the given time after peer-review?
Your article will be rejected.
What can I do as an author if I do not agree with the comments of a peer-reviewer?
If, after the second peer-review, an agreement cannot be reached, the author can contact the chief editor of the journal or the managing editor of Lectito Journals by email.
How can I prevent Lectito from using my contact information?
If you don't want Lectito Journals to use your e-mail, name or other information for market research purposes, you can let us know by filling in the contact form on the website.
What can I do with my Lectito Journals account?
With a Lectito account you have access to Lectito's Services. You can submit your article and Lectito will send you emails about the processing of your article.
Who should I contact if I have problems to log into my Lectito account?
Let us know your problem or question by sending an email to us.