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Publication Ethics



JTMS, the Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies, is committed to meeting high standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. These guidelines outline the publishing ethics responsibilities of the Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies, authors, peer reviewers and editors.

Read our Publication Ethics Guidelines Here


JTMS is under consideration for membership with the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and as such is driving to meet all criteria for such membership.  COPE is an organisation that aims to foster publication ethics and research and publication misconduct and provides resources and advice to this end. In the interest of publication ethics best practice, JTMS also keeps abreast of the recommendations industry associations such as the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICJME) and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), leaders of best practice in the medical research field .

How to register a concern

Those with concerns that the research published in JTMS has not conformed to these principles should submit their concerns to JTMS at and the appropriate action will be taken in accordance with the regulations below.

Deadlines and

Publication Dates

FEB 1st

Deadline for Summer/Fall Issue


Publication of Summer/Fall Issue


Deadline for Winter/Spring Issue


Publication of Winter/Spring Issue

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