The Benguet State University Open Journal System (BSU-OJS) was officially launched in July 2018 with 30 open access articles from the latest and selected volumes of the Mountain Journal of Science and Interdisciplinary Research (MJSIR) formerly BSU Research Journal. It aims to provide free access to all peer reviewed articles.

AIMS AND SCOPE

This journal publishes research articles on topics and experiences in multidisciplinary fields of specialization. These are based on BSU’s Research and Development Priority Disciplines: Agriculture; Forestry; Fisheries and Aquaculture; Environment and Natural Resources; Society and Culture, Economics, and Philosophy; Education, Mathematics, and Development Communication; Health, Food, Nutrition, and Environmental Concerns; Information and Communications Technology; Industrial Technology; Extension Programs; Human Resource Development; Governance and Policy Advocacy; and Gender and Development (REMO Ch. 4 Sec. 3, 2015).

Articles generally contribute to the advancement of knowledge, better understanding of scientific concepts, policy advocacy and community engagement, and to bring solutions to community development challenges.    

OPEN ACCESS POLICY

All research articles published in BSU Open Journal Systems (OJS) are fully open access: immediately freely available to read, download and share provided that the original work is properly cited. MJSIR provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public and supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Contents of this journal may not be reproduced except for noncommercial, personal, educational, and research purposes. In the same manner, publication in MJSIR does not entail article processing charges (APCs), submission charges, pages charges, color charges, and any similar charges for both internal and external contributors. However, an external evaluation fee of PhP 6,000 will be collected for external contributors per article as per REMO p.51, Chap. 9, Sec. 4, No.4.4.2 and DOST Memo Circular No. 001 Series of 2009. This amount will be used to pay the honoraria of the reviewers, and is non-refundable. The publication of the article is decided by the editorial board after the review.