2588-2740 :ISSN

Iranian Conservation Science Journal

  • Editor-in-Chief: Ghassem Kavei
  • Publication Period: Annually
  • This is an Open Access Journal
Iranian Conservation Science Journal, (ICSJ) or Ir Cons Sci J:

 ICSJ provides a perfect opportunity to a specialized English-language devoted to publication of original & review contributions concerning science and technology for conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. It will provide the primary forum for major themes in applied conservation science and aims to provide a reliable source of information on current developments in the field in particular in the following topics:
 
  • Conservation & Restoration of Cultural Heritage Relics
  • Preventive Conservation and Crisis Management
  • Conservation on Archeology Sites
  • Conservation Management
  • Archaeometry Studies
  • Heritage and Museum science
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
  • Interdisciplinary Sciences application on Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage
  • Different aspects on general Conservation Theory
  • Recording, Documentation and IT management of Cultural Heritage Relics

The journal will include up-to-date, high-quality, and original contributions - research papers, reviews, dealing with questions on how, why and when Conservation Science occur and succeed, fail and disappear, and what can be done to influence the outcome. ICSJ is served by a very competent editorial board along with a network of scholars from all around the world and different disciplines helping to secure high-quality, originality and utility of the contributions – and, thereby, the impact of the work published in the journal.
Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Iranian Conservation Science Journal. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
 
Governing body
Iranian Conservation Science Journal is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
 
Editorial team
Iranian Conservation Science Journal is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
 
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, reviewing and publishing processes in Iranian Conservation Science Journal.
Iranian Conservation Science Journal follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
 
Copyright
The content of Iranian Conservation Science Journal is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
 
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Iranian Conservation Science Journal are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Iranian Conservation Science Journal follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
 
Ownership and management
Iranian Conservation Science Journal is owned by Eureka American, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
 
Conflicts of interests
All Iranian Conservation Science Journal Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Iranian Conservation Science Journal will follow COPE’s guidelines.
 
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Iranian Conservation Science Journal is financially supported completely by Eureka American, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Iranian Conservation Science Journal accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
 
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Iranian Conservation Science Journal is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on Iranian Conservation Science Journal exclusive website. Also Iranian Conservation Science Journal is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to Scopus and Thomson-Reuters databases.
Director-in-charge
Ansari, Mojtaba; Associate Professor
Affiliation: Eureka American, Tehran, Iran
Email: ansari_m@ea-press.com
Tel: 02188008090

Editor-in-chief
Pourjafar ,Mohammadreza; Professor
Affiliation: Eureka American, Tehran, Iran
Email: pourja_m@ea-press.com
Tel: 02182883731​
Editorial Board

Ayvazian, Simon
; Professor of Architecture
Affiliation: University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Email: ayvazsim@ut.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Bemanian, Mohammad Reza; Professor of Architecture
Affiliation: Eureka American, Tehran, Iran
Email: bemanian@ea-press.com
Tel: -
 
Taghvayi, Ali Akbar, Associate Professor of Urban and Rural Planning
Affiliation: Eureka American, Tehran, Iran
Email: taghvaea@ea-press.com
Tel: +98 (21) 82883721
 
Tehrani, Farhad; Associate Professor -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: f-fakhari@cc.sbu.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Habib, Farah; Associate Professor
Affiliation: Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Email: f.habib@srbiau.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Diba, Darab; Professor  of  -
Affiliation: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
email: -
Tel: -
 
Mehdinejad, Mohammad Javad; Associate Professor of Architecture
Affiliation: Eureka American, Tehran, Iran
Email: mahdavinejad@ea-press.com
Tel: +98 (21) 82883739
 
Kalantari Khalilabad, Hosein; Associate Professor of Urban Planning
Affiliation: Academic Center of Education Culture and Research, -, -
Email: h_kalantari2005@yahoo.com
Tel: -
 
Mousavi, Seyed Ya'qub; Associate Professor of Social Sciences
Affiliation: Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran
Email: ymousavi90@yahoo.com
Tel: -

Donwload Section

 



Dear author, please send us your manuscript through our website. Submissions will be first assessed regarding this Guideline. So please read it carefully and make sure the manuscript is structured as requested. If the structure of the manuscript is right, the manuscript will be subject to a double blind peer review. Each manuscript will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. The final approval will be granted by the Editorial Board.
Manuscript structure
Please note that:
  • The manuscript sent to us must not be already published or simultaneously sent to other journals.
  • Articles must be in English with a proper academic language.
  • The final approval for all the manuscript is authorized by the editorial board.
  • The authors are responsible for the context represented in the manuscript.
  • Using the articles published in this journal is allowed only if cited properly.
  • All the authors must sign the copyright form.
  • Structure checklist:
  • Title: Should be informative with less than 120 characters.
  • Short title: Should be less than 50 characters.
  • Names: Should appear in order confirmed in the copyright form.
  • Affiliations: Degree/Position, Department, Faculty/School, University/Institute, City, Country
  • Abstract: 300 words of unstructured summary. 
  • Keywords: 3 to 7, listed in alphabetical order.
Original Article
Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, References (more than 25)

Review Article
Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, References (more than 30; more than 10 of the references must belong to the author)

Case Report
Abstract, Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, References (10 to 30)

Short Article
Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, References (15 to 20)

Letter to Editor
Non-structured 1000 words starting with the phrase “Dear Editor”, going to next line discussing the matter following by the Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest and References (less than 10)

Each part of the manuscript include certain subjects:
 
  • Introduction: Succinct, with no subheadings containing information about; the main subject and background, the importance, hypothesis and aim of the study.
  • Methodology: This section may be divided by subheadings. This section should contain sufficient details about; time, place, samples and sampling, data gathering tools and methods, tests and tools for tests.
  • Results: This section may be divided by subheadings. Footnotes should not be used and have to be transferred to end of the text after the “Conflict of Interest”. This section contains reports of the findings, figures, graphs (which are considered figures) and tables. Please report only the most important findings and not all of them.
  • Discussion: This section may be divided by subheadings. Discussions should cover the key findings of the study: discuss any prior art related to the subject so to place the novelty of the discovery in the appropriate context; discuss the potential short-comings and limitations on their interpretations; discuss their integration into the current understanding of the problem and how this advances the current views; speculate on the future direction of the research and freely postulate theories that could be tested in the future.
  • Conclusion: This section is limited to one or at most two paragraphs. No new information is ever presented in this section.
  • Acknowledgments: This is a short text to acknowledge the contributions of specific colleagues, institutions, or agencies that aided the efforts of the authors.
A Conflict of Interest Statement needs to be included at the end of the manuscript before the references. Here, the authors need to declare whether or not the submitted work was carried out in the presence of any personal, professional or financial relationships that could potentially be construed as a conflict of interest.
  •  All must be presented in APA Style.
Reference list:
  • Provide the names of the first six authors followed by et al. and doi when available.
In-text citations should be called according to the surname of the first author, followed by the year. For works by 2 authors include both surnames, followed by the year. For works by more than 2 authors include only the surname of the first author, followed by et al., followed by the year. For Humanities and Social Sciences articles please include page numbers in the in-text citations.
Article in A Print Journal:
Sondheimer, N., and Lindquist, S. (2000). Rnq1: an epigenetic modifier of protein function in yeast. Mol. Cell. 5, 163-172.
Article in An Online Journal:
Tahimic, C.G.T., Wang, Y., Bikle, D.D. (2013). Anabolic effects of IGF-1 signaling on the skeleton. Front. Endocrinol. 4:6. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00006
Article or Chapter in A Book:
Sorenson, P. W., and Caprio, J. C. (1998). "Chemoreception," in The Physiology of Fishes, ed. D. H. Evans (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press), 375-405.
Book:
Cowan, W. M., Jessell, T. M., and Zipursky, S. L. (1997). Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development. New York: Oxford University Press.
Website:
Satalkar, B. (2010, July 15). Water aerobics. Retrieved from http://www.buzzle.com
 
The Word file checklist:
  •  Times New Roman 12
  • All the pages must be numbered
  • Figures must be have referenced and cited in the text (only figures with the format of JPEG and 300 dpi are accepted)
  • All figures must have number and legends.
  • All graphs are considered as figures.
  • All tables must be numbered with captions.
 
All the manuscripts will be edited by the journal and will be sent to the author(s) for confirmation. Those manuscripts that are not confirmed by the deadline are considered as confirmed.  
Open Access & Copyright

All articles are published with open access under the CC-BY Creative Commons attribution license (the current version is CC-BY, version 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). This means that the author(s) retain copyright, but the content is free to download, distribute and adapt for commercial or non-commercial purposes, given appropriate attribution to the original article.
Upon submission, author(s) grant the journals published by “The Research Institute and Cultural Heritage and Tourism” an exclusive license to publish, including to display, store, copy and reuse the content. The CC-BY Creative Commons attribution license enables anyone to use the publication freely, given appropriate attribution to the author(s) and citing the original publisher. The CC-BY Creative Commons attribution license does not apply to third-party materials that display a copyright notice to prohibit copying. Unless the third-party content is also subject to a CC-BY Creative Commons attribution license, or an equally permissive license, the author(s) must comply with any third-party copyright notices.