About the Journal

ISSN: 2345-0479 / eISSN: 2345-0487

Creativity Studies publishes original research on communication within the creative society, survey articles and conference reports.

The history of journal Creativity Stiudies
2008–2010 • ISSN 2029-0187 / eISSN 2029-0209 Limes: cultural regionalistics [research journal] Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
2011–2013 • ISSN 2029-7475 / eISSN 2029-7483 Limes: borderland studies.
2014– • ISSN 2345-0479 / eISSN 2345-0487 Creativity studies.
Editor-in-chief Tomas Kačerauskas (2008–).
Co-published with Taylor & Francis (2011–2017). Publisher VGTU Press (2008–).

Peer-review. The journal uses double-blind peer review (neither the authors nor the reviewers know the identity of each other) to avoid bias. See more information <Peer Review>. VTGU complies with the Committee on Publication Ethics Guidelines for Peer Reviewers which provides a comprehensive guide to the ethics of peer review. See more information <Guidelines for Reviewers>. 

Journal policies. The journal provides its’ policies, which include detailed information about submission, editorial and publishing processes and guidelines for authors and reviewers. All parties are being introduced with their rights and responsibilities to ensure smooth and ethical publishing process. See more information <Journal Policies>

Fees and Charges. The journal operates as open access journal, the process is completely free of charges to both authors and readers. All publication fees are covered by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. See more information <Fees and Charges>

Publication schedule. The journal publishes articles online under CC-BY licence 4.0 within six weeks after acceptance as continuous publication to avoid any delays. For those who are willing to have printed version of the journal there is an option to subscribe the printed edition. See more information <Guidelines for Subscribers>

Copyright. Individual articles are published Open Access under the Creative Commons Licence: CC-BY 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Authors retain copyright in their articles, but grant VGTU Press the right of the first publication. The journal is copyright VGTU © Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU), all rights reserved.

Long-term archiving policy. VGTU Press deposits the articles that it publishes in digital archives Portico, CLOCKSSLOCKSS to guarantee long-term digital preservation. Portico is among the largest community-supported digital archives in the world. CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community. The LOCKSS Program is an open-source, library-led digital preservation system built on the principle that “lots of copies keep stuff safe.”

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The journal is published by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) Press, Lithuania. VGTU Press comply with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing at all stages of the publication process.