Acta Tabacaria Sinica (ATS) is an Open Access journal. All articles published in ATS are
freely accessible to anyone with an internet connection, without subscription
fees. Publishing an article in ATS requires no processing charge and the
publication costs are entirely free.
Open Access policy
Sinica 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.
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Tabacaria Sinica is
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4.0 (CC BY 4.0) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/),
which was developed to facilitate open access, namely, free immediate access to
and unrestricted reuse of original works of all types.
All submitted manuscripts are subject to strict peer review process consisting of two or more reviewers with relevant expertise. Upon receiving their advice, editors may decide to:
(1) accept the manuscript, with or without minor revision.
(2) invite the authors to revise the manuscript to address specific concerns before a final decision is reached.
(3) reject the manuscript, typically on grounds of specialist interest, lack of novelty, insufficient conceptual advance or major technical and/or interpretative problems.
Final acceptance will be made by the Editor-in-Chief.