Our Commitment to Universal Access, Quality & Sustainability
Pezzottaite Journals wants to enable the broadest possible access to quality research content in sustainable ways that meet our many constituents’ needs;
We are committed to identify where remaining access gaps exist and find viable mechanisms to close them.
Peer review and publishing provide essential quality controls for researchers: we will uphold existing quality control levels and continually seek to find ways to advance the adoption of the highest ethical standards;
We will invest to innovate in technologies that increase researchers’ productivity.
Journal publishers invest heavily to deliver the benefits of a well-functioning communications system upon which society depends. Access and dissemination mechanisms must be sustainable to ensure that these investments can be recovered;
The journal publishing system must also be sustainable for those who fund it. Therefore we aim constantly to increase overall system efficiency and value for purchasers.
We are open to all business models and publishing mechanisms that can expand access to quality research content sustain ably;
We are not attached to any single business model or publishing mechanism. We believe a mix is the best way to meet the needs of all stakeholders;
“Universal Access” refers to our goal of enabling the broadest possible access to quality research content in ways that meet constituent specific needs sustain ably. We see open access mechanisms as a sub-set of universal access mechanisms;
Universal Access Mechanisms includes (In Alphabetical Order):
Access for People with Disabilities: There are commercial, ethical, and legal reasons that Pezzottaite Journals is committed to increase accessibility for people with disabilities. There is a growing understanding of how publications can be modified to make them more accessible and the modest investments needed to audit and improve the accessibility of all our products and services also improves the experience of all readers. Pezzottaite Journals ensures accessibility at every stage of the development process of products and services.
Open Access Publishing Models: This includes Author Pays, Sponsored Manuscripts, Delayed Access, and Manuscript posting.
Public Access Initiatives: Pezzottaite Journals supports access by the public, and actively works on sustainable mechanisms to achieve it. Pezzottaite Journals have library subscriptions to offer users access content of Pezzottaite Journals.
Transactional: Pezzottaite Journals offers options to purchase single manuscripts (Pay-Per-View) and groups of manuscripts (Manuscript Choice).