Urban and Regional Development Planning is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Allameh Tabataba’i University, the leading university in Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran. Urban and Regional Development Planning has been established to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to urban and regional development planning. The Journal was founded as a response to quick advancements in urban and regional development planning and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of urban and regional development planning.
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To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. Yet, The journal charges two million Rials to compensate a part of the arbitration fee, and if the article is accepted, additionally four million Rials will be charged from the authors for a part of the costs of processing the articles, the rest of the costs will be financially supported by Allameh Tabatabai University.
Non-Iranian authors are free of mentioned charges.
The journal is published in both a print version and an online version.
- Country of Publication: Iran
- Publisher: Allameh Tabataba’i Univesity
- Format: Print and Online
- Start Publishing: winter 2016
- Print ISSN: 2476-6402
- E-ISSN: 2476-5864
- Available at: magiran.com, noormags.ir, sid.ir, civilica, ensani.com
- Article Processing Charges: 6,000,000 Rials for Iranian Authors (Free of charge for Non-Iranian Authors)
- Type of Journal: Research Journal
- Frequency: Quarterly
- Open Access: Yes
- Indexed & Abstracted: Yes
- Initial Review Time: up to ten days
- Review Time: Nine Weeks Approximately
- Contact Email: email@example.com
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Archive policies and retention of articles
The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal, understand the concerns of authors, readers, librarians, and others about the need for long-term preservation and access to scholarly research as the world of publishing continues to digitalization. Our policy directly and honestly addresses the archival issue of long-term retention with access.
The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal is committed to archiving, meaning long-term preservation and providing access to scientific research material published electronically in the journal of The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal. This policy statement specifies the extent of the journal’s archival commitment and the relevant procedures for fulfilling this commitment. The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal will serve as an archive for all electronic content published by the journal. The content of the archive will include all the editions of this magazine with the ability to access online and publish relevant supplementary materials. The original content of published material will never change but may be supplemented by annotations or additional information due to the occurrence of errors and the need to correct content, references, and other parts that undergo changes after the original publication.
For the efficient and safe use of the online service, The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal undertakes to prepare copies from the electronic archive of publications in order to preserve information and security. Replicas are used to enable rapid delivery of content to consumers, while security replicas are kept as backup copies. The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal is committed to the periodic renewal of these reproductions. At least one security duplicate copy is kept in a separate location away from the editorial office of The Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal in Tehran, Iran.