About the Journal


Aims and Scope

The Westcliff International Journal of Applied Research (WIJAR) is a multidisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed, open access journal. The mission of WIJAR is to enhance and disseminate scholarship by creating a platform for students, academics and industry professionals to publish research that offers insight into practical application. The journal publishes research focused on the natural and social sciences, business, humanities, language, and education, and is open to other areas that contribute to the body of research presently available in a given area. WIJAR is dedicated to offering substantial support throughout the review and editing  process, aiding contributors in producing high quality pieces that possess both the clarity and applicability needed for a wide audience.

Open Access Statement

As an open access journal, all content is freely available to the public without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users may 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 Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.

Licensing Terms

Westcliff International  Journal of Applied Research uses the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. This license allows others to copy, redistribute, remix, transform and  build upon the work published for non-commercial uses. Authors retain copyright without restrictions.

Plagiarism Statement

Westcliff International  Journal of Applied Research will not accept or publish articles that include plagiarized content. All content must be original and belong solely to the author(s) listed. Quoted information must be properly cited according to APA 7th edition standards.  All articles will be run through Turnitin prior to entering into the editorial review process.

Fees and Charges

Westcliff International  Journal of Applied Research levies no article processing charges (APCs) or publication fees. 

Indexing

Westcliff International  Journal of Applied Research is currently in the  process of application for the Directory of Open Access Journals. All articles are made available on the journal’s website.

Archiving

All articles published by Westcliff International  Journal of Applied Research are available through Westcliff University’s archiving system. For archived material, please visit WIJAR archive page. (You must request access for this page).

Publisher

Westcliff International Journal of Applied Research is published by Westcliff University. 

Sponsor 

Westcliff International Journal of Applied Research is sponsored by Westcliff University. 

Contact Email 

Should you wish to contact the journal, please email us at wjournal@westcliff.edu.