Copyrights are retained by the authors but the first publication rights are with the journal Paradigms. The authors may reuse their research after their publication without violating ethical guidelines following the open access policy of the journal. The editorial board of Paradigms will not be responsible for the subsequent uses of the work.
We provide open access to all for searching, reading, copying, distributing, printing, downloading, and linking the full texts or using it for any lawful purposes. Paradigms follow CC BY NC for open access i.e. Creative Common attribution for non-commercial use. Articles published in Paradigms cannot be used for commercial purposes.
Paradigms does not charge any publication and article processing charges. Paradigms is published by the University of Central Punjab and all the cost is managed by the University of Central Punjab.
Paper Submission Policy
A paper submitted to Paradigms must not be published or sent for publishing previously in any other journal. There should be zero plagiarism. The authors will be individually and collectively responsible if any plagiarism will be found in the research paper. Further, there should be no self-plagiarism as it is also a type of plagiarism. The similarity level of the article must be within the prescribed limits i.e. a maximum of 19%. Papers for publication in an issue must be submitted before the last date of submission as given at the website. All authors must give their consent for being the author and fill the contribution form, duly signed by them. A paper presented in a conference may be submitted for publication.
Paper Review Policy
Every article goes through an internal review process by the editorial team. The selected articles are sent for peer review. We follow a double-blind peer review policy. Each article is reviewed by two foreign reviewers and on local reviewer i.e. a total of three reviews.