General

The Journal for the Study of Religion, is hosted on the following platforms, indicating its holdings, as the year from which: Scielo SA (from 2013); and JSTOR (from 1989). The urls are as follows.

 

JSR on Scielo SA (from 2013)

http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_serial&pid=1011-7601

 

RSA, and JSR on JSTOR (from 1980)

Religion in Southern Africa (1980 – 1987)

https://www.jstor.org/journal/relisoutafri

 

Journal for the Study of

Religion (in Southern Africa) (1988 – the present)

https://www.jstor.org/journal/jstudyreligion

The Journal for the Study of Religion, is published every semester. In addition to these two annual publications, special editions may be published.

 

Journal for the Study of Religion

Publication Frequency

Journal items are published collectively, as part of an annual volume, with specific open theme journal issues as part of the volume. Theme-specific issues may also be published. Volume numbers match the year of publication, and issue numbers indicate the two compulsory issues, or the special edition issues for that year and volume p.a. Each issue has its own Table of Contents.

 

Journal for the Study of Religion

Open Access Policy

The Journal for the Study of Religion provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The Journal for the Study of Religion is an open access journal that makes scholarly articles available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

 This licence allows users to copy, distribute and transmit an article as long as,

  • the author is attributed;
    • the article is not used for commercial purposes; and
    • the work is not modified or adapted in any way (i.e. the resource has to be used ‘as is’).

National and international platforms may have a one year embargo on the open access publication of annual content.

 

General Journal Information

The Journal for the Study of Religion does not have article submission charges.
The Journal for the Study of Religion is funded via the South African DoHET government-sponsored article processing charges (APC) system. Accordingly, the Journal for the Study of Religion charges R 400 pagefees per published page. Invoices are sent to lead authors (or secondary authors, if they are from a different institution) once the article has been set for publication.
The Journal for the Study of Religion waver policy, is that it publishes articles by authors from developing countries, that have passed the peer review process successfully, free of charge.
The Journal for the Study of Religion follows the digital archiving policy of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
The Journal for the Study of Religion allows software/ spiders to automatically crawl the journal content.
The Journal for the Study of Religion does not provide article level metadata.
The Journal for the Study of Religion does not provide article download statistics.
All Journal for the Study of Religion articles are screened for plagiarism.

The Journal for the Study of Religion Open Access Statement:

The Journal for the Study of Religion is an Open Access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/ her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.

 

Copyright  

Copyright (©) belongs to the Journal for the Study of Religion. If an author or publisher wishes to use or publish an article that appeared in the Journal for the Study of Religion in part or in full, permission must be requested from the editor-in-chief at: strijjm@unisa.ac.za

 

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