About the Journal
Focus and Scope
New Voices in Psychology aims to encourage the publication of cutting-edge research and innovative practical ideas in the disciplines of Psychology, Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences. Submissions are accepted from all over the world.
Peer Review Process
New Voices in Psychology uses a double blind peer review system to ensure the anonymity of both the author and the reviewer. Usually articles are sent to two reviewers, if there is a disagreement, a third reviewer is used. The final decision whether to publish any article remains with the Editor-in-Chief.
New Voices uses a continious publishing model.
Articles will be published in an annual volume as soon as they are ready.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Authors keep the copyright of their manuscripts under a Creative Commons licence: CC BY SA.
There are no Article Processing Charges (Apc's) for this journal. Submitting and publishing in this journal is free of charge.
Manuscripts containing plagiarism will not be considered for publication in the journal. Plagiarism is defined as the use of another person's work, words or ideas without attribution or permission, and representation of them as one's own original work. Plagiarism may take many forms, ranging from major plagiarism (the copy-and-paste of large amounts of text), to minor plagiarism without dishonest intent (e.g. when an author uses parts of an introduction from an earlier paper) and even self-plagiarism (the re-use of significant, identical or near-identical portions of one's own work without citing the original version).
New Voices in Psychology subscribes to plagiarism detection software and all contributions submitted to the journal will be scanned to verify originality. Ithenticate (http://www.ithenticate.com/) is currently used.
If major plagiarism is brought to light after a manuscript has been published, the journal will proceed to conduct a preliminary investigation. The journal reserves the right to formally retract such manuscripts and publish statements to reference material as plagiarism.
All records are archived
Licensing and Publishing
In consideration for the publication of your article by Unisa Press, you hereby agree to grant to Unisa Press an irrevocable nonexclusive licence to publish in print and electronic format, and further sublicense the article, for the full legal term of copyright and any renewals thereof in all languages throughout the world in all formats, and through any medium of communication.
The author shall retain the perpetual royalty-free right to reproduce and publish in print and electronic format, and further sublicense the article in all languages throughout the world in all formats, and through any medium of communication provided that you make reference to the first publication by the Journal and Unisa Press.
New Voices in Psychology is an Open Access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.
Articles from this journal can be made available on personal websites and institutional repositories, subject to the following conditions:
1) Always upload the final version as published at https://unisapressjournals.co.za/index.php/NV
2) Acknowledge the publisher.
Cite the article as part of the metadata and include the DOI as part of the citation to the article.