Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Information Technology and Management Science is a scientific journal of the Information Technology Institute of Riga Technical University. The journal is published annually at the end of the year in November/December. The main areas covered are management information systems, intelligent computer technologies, data mining, modelling and simulation, information processing methods, management science, and other related topics.

Why subscribe and read

The journal covers articles on:

  • Management Information Systems
  • Intelligent Computer Technologies
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Information Processing Methods
  • Management Science

Why submit

  • Manuscripts are peer reviewed
  • Special opportunity for young researchers to publish research results

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The journal is using Single-blind peer review process as a conventional method of peer review where the authors do not know who the reviewers are. Keeping reviewers anonymous, allows them to critique work without being influenced by the authors. Authors can’t contact the reviewers during the peer review process. Journal managing editor contacts the authors when peer review is done. Typically, the peer review process takes two months.

 

Publication Frequency

Journal is published annually.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal is published Open Access providing immediate access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. No registration or any fees are required to access the published content and articles on OJS RTU platform.

 

Publication Ethics Guidelines

Please read RTU Press Publication Ethics Guidelines

 

Fees and Charges

The journal is not charging Article Publication Charges for any accepted article.

 

Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement

Authors are responsible for ensuring that their works are unique, and that they fully acknowledge the source of any content which is not entirely the authors’ own. The journal will check articles for plagiarism (i.e. reproducing any content without attribution and permission) using Similarity Check (iThenticate tool) and considers the inclusion of plagiarised content to be misconduct by the authors.


The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. 

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/


 

Journal Archiving

Journal articles published until 2018 (Vol. 20) have been deposited in digital archives Portico.

Starting from 2018 in accordance with RTU Open Access Policy journal articles are deposited in RTU institutional online repository ORTUS.

Journal articles are deposited in the National Library of Latvia repository.