Journal Of The Nigerian Optometric Association
Benefits For Authors

Publications in the Journal of The Nigerian Optometric Association are Open Access, giving a number of advantages for the broadest dissemination, visibility, and impact of your research.

Publishing as Open access offers authors a number of benefits, including:

  • Greater and quicker visibility: Open Access articles are viewed on a global scale, and contents are accessible to everyone.
  • Broader impact:  Thanks to the liberal license like Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License,  authors are endowed to make progress on existing researches, thus facilitating the generation of new data.
  • More frequent citation: Studies have shown that Open Access articles are regarded and cited more frequently than established paywall journals/articles.
  • Funding prospects: an increasing number of funding bodies and agencies requires their grant holders to publish their researches as Open Access articles to be comprehensively available, free and without restrictions on re-use.
  • Unending accessibility: Open Access articles are hosted on dedicated servers, being available to everyone endlessly.

Copyright on any article in the Journal of the Nigerian Optometric Association is retained by the author(s) under a, which permits to copy, redistribute, remix, transform, and build upon the material in any non-commercial medium or format. This type of license is mandatory for many research funding bodies and allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials.

Rigorous peer review

Manuscripts are evaluated by experienced reviewers who are authorities in eyecare research. Our journal follows the ICMJE Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (joint statement by COPEDOAJWAME, and OASPA).

Global coverage and visibility

JNOA provides global coverage and visibility to articles published by the journal, which improves the impact of your research

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