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Using Third-Party Material in your Paper

You must obtain the necessary permission to reuse third-party material in your article. The use of short extracts of text and some other types of material is usually permitted, on a limited basis, for the purposes of criticism and review without securing formal permission. If you wish to include any material in your paper for which you do not hold copyright, and which is not covered by this informal agreement, you will need to obtain written permission from the copyright owner prior to submission.

Submitting Your Paper

This journal uses its own submission and management system to manage the peer-review process. If you haven't submitted a paper to this journal before, you will need to create an account here. Please read the Author Guidelines and then submit your paper here.

If you are submitting a LaTeX or a Word document, please convert the files to PDF beforehand (you will also need to upload your LaTeX or Word source files with the PDF).

On acceptance, we recommend that you keep a copy of your Accepted Manuscript.

Data Sharing Policy

Authors are encouraged to share or make open the data supporting the results or analyses presented in their paper where this does not violate the protection of human subjects or other valid privacy or security concerns.

Authors are encouraged to deposit the dataset(s) in a recognized data repository that can mint a persistent digital identifier, preferably a digital object identifier (DOI) and recognizes a long-term preservation plan.

Authors are further encouraged to cite any data sets referenced in the article.

Where one or multiple data sets are associated with a manuscript, these are not formally peer reviewed as a part of the journal submission process. It is the author’s responsibility to ensure the soundness of data. Any errors in the data rest solely with the producers of the data set(s).

Publication Charges

There are no submission fees, publication fees or page charges for this journal. On publication, you will be able to view and download your article free of charge from the Xjenza Online website, so you can quickly and easily share your work with friends and colleagues.


Should you have any queries, contact us to xjenza@mcs.org.mt.