Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The E-BPJ publishes double-blind peer-reviewed, original research conference papers relating to Environment-Behaviour, General Psychology, and Quality of Life issues affecting the Asian communities living in both the Asian and non-Asian countries. The selected papers published were presented at the multiple serial annual international conferences (Memories) held worldwide since 2010, jointly organised by the Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers (AMER), Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asian (ABRA), and Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies (cE-Bs), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia

 

Section Policies

Cover

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Design & Creative Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Energy Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Green Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Management & Production Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Policy Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Public Sector Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Sustainable Environment

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Papers are double-blind peer-reviewed within three weeks by the Editorial Board Members represented from 16 countries.  Papers are assessed based on seven criteria as follows:-

1. Topic

- Relevancy; Research background; Clarity of Aim and Objectives.

2. Literature Review

- Relation of research to previous studies; Issues derived from literature; Updated references (less than 5 years).

3. Methodology

- Detailed clear description; Procedures justified; Limitations acknowledged.

4. Findings

- Clearly described; Relevant findings highlighted.

5. Analysis & Discussion

- Relevant findings discussed in relation to theories /issues/objectives/ literature; Considerations of implications beyond the confines of the research.

6. Conclusions & Recommendations

- Retrospective evaluation of research & Contributions; Recommendations for improving the situation; Identification of new directions for further research

7. Overall

- Standard of English Language (Score to be above 90%) and Similarity Index (Plagiarism) to be less than 30%, based on Grammarly; Clarity of illustrations; APA style of referencing.

 

 

Publication Frequency

Commencing 2018 the E-BPJ shall be published three times annually, excluding Supplementary issues.

 

Open Access Policy

The E-BPJ is an international multidisciplinary Open Access Journal which adheres to the BOAI definition of open access: that users have the right to ‘read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles’.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. It is also achieved in the British Library, UK.

 

Copyright & Creative Commons Licence

eISSN: 2398-4287 © Year. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). 

The authors hold the copyright without restrictions and also retain publishing rights without restrictions.

 

 

 

Responsibilitiy of Peer Review

The double-blind peer–review process is under the responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Currently the Board Members (Advisory & Reviews) are represented from 16 countries.