In Library of Congress (LC) classification scheme, books or resources which fall within the subject Communication are primarily located under the P Class,even though few may be found within the broader classes of H, Q and sometimes Z.The P class titles can be located at the East Mezzanine in the Balme Library.
If any doubt exists as to whether the research was conducted in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration, the authors must explain the rationale for their approach, and then demonstrate that the institutional ethical committee explicitly approved the doubtful aspects of the study.
When reporting experiments on animals, authors should be asked to indicate whether the institutional and national guide for the care and use of laboratory animals was followed.
Conflicts of interest must be disclosed to the editor-in-chief who will determine how to manage, reduce, or eliminate the conflict.
All papers submitted to USP should declare agreement with the following ‘statement of human and animal rights’.
Any paper lacking it will not be considered for publication.
Papers describing procedures involving humans or animals must include an explicit and easily identifiable statement pointing out that the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 20.All manuscripts submitted to USP journals undergo a rigorous peer review process, in which most of our peer reviews are single blind (unless stated otherwise).All submitted manuscript are firstly handled by our managing editor, who will check the manuscript for plagiarism, in which rejection of the manuscript can take place at this stage by the managing editor if plagiarism occurs in the manuscript.However, Library users must always remember to look for and note the call number of the particular book or material that they are interested in and use it as a guide in order to access the material without difficulty.is an international Open Access journal which aims to communicate to its readers, state-of-the-art technologies and methods on Media and Communication Studies.Conflict of interest can be either financial or non-financial.Authors submitting to USP journals are required to declare if they have any conflict of interest which may result in the data written in their article to be influenced by any personal or financial relationship with other people or organizations.Financial Conflict of Interest include (but not limited to): Authors are required to declare both financial and/or non-financial conflict of interest in order to prevent any embarrassment or accusations of wrong-doing if they were to be made public after the publication of their manuscript.If there are no conflict of interest present, authors are required to include a statement declaring that there are no conflict of interest.We are pleased at the constructive and collaborative manner in which we were able to work with the Editorial Board Member.We appreciate those of scholars who help and surpport us running the Journal.