Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
In the case of an extended version of a conference paper, the Authors must explain the main points of extension in the cover letter or in the 'Comments for the Editor'.
- Authors should use the ACTA IMEKO Template. The template is in MS Word format, and contains built-in styles. Adding new styles should be avoided. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Only papers in MS Word should be uploaded, no PDF.
- Where available, DOIs or URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, and included in the ACTA IMEKO Template.
Introduces a special issue or special section. Exclusively written by the Editor in Chief, Section Editors or IMEKO Officers.
Journal article reporting about scientific research on the advancement of measurement technology.
CommentsComments on earlier published articles
Notes on metrological infrastructures, key comparisons, etc.
Notes from member Organizations, Technical Committees, IMEKO Officers, not dealing with technical content, for instance about special meetings and activities.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
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Right to data portability – the right to have access to personal data in a common, machine-readable format: The person can receive the personal data in CSV format.
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Right to erasure – the right for any personal data to be erased: Registered users can delete their personal data themselves. Their account can be deleted by the IMEKO Information officer. All not registered persons should contact the IMEKO Information officer.
Right to rectify – the right to edit any inaccurate personal data about the use.
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IMEKO will act within the bounds of the GDPR when responding to any complaints.