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Journal of Intellectual Property Call for Submissions, Reviewers and Editorial-Advisory Board Members

Driven by an overriding passion to assist researchers, writers and artists to cope with the 'publish or perish' reality that has been created by the policies of the academia and funding agencies, Scientific Journals International (SJI) publishes peer-reviewed open-access journals for all disciplines (including humanities and social sciences), aiming to provide immediate, world-wide, barrier-free, open access to the full text of research articles and creative works.

SJI is the first global initiative that intends to accomplish this objective, believing that researchers, writers and artists who have devoted months or years to a research/creative project, should not be shut out of the publication world simply because they did not follow some procedural or stylistic rules and guidelines or because their work did not fit in. All traditional journals have very rigid stylistic or procedural policies that unduly create artificial barriers and in effect retard innovation and creativity.

SJI maintains minimal procedural and stylistic rules, and accepts papers that follow any style manual such as APA, MLA, Chicago, etc. A fair peer-reviewed evaluation system is used to select papers for publication. SJI maintains a rapid electronic submission, review and publication process, and does not set the same limitations on the length of the article as other traditional and online journals do. Manuscript submission guidelines can be found at www.scientificjournals.org/submission.htm.

As maintaining SJI as a scientific journal of the highest quality depends on reviewers with a high level of expertise and an ability to be objective, balanced, and insightful in their evaluation of the work of others, SJI is seeking individuals interested in serving on its Editorial Advisory Board or as volunteer reviewers. Application form for Reviewers and Editorial Advisory Board can be found at www.scientificjournals.org/wanted.htm.

SJI's Journal of Intellectual Property publishes articles based on patented and unpatented inventions and software as well as papers on intellectual property related issues. Current issues can be found at www.scientificjournals.org/current_issue.htm.

Contact: Scientific Journals International (SJI), 2719 West Division Street, Suite 103B, Saint Cloud, MN 56301, USA; tel.: 320-253-3139, fax: 320-252-2615