Midwest Social Sciences Journal

About MSSJ

Creative Commons License

Midwest Social Sciences Journal publishes one issue per year (October), being
licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
, meaning that the content published in this journal (articles, conferences, book reviews, etc.) can be downloaded and used only for non-commercial purposes, and may be remixed, transformed, or built upon and distributed under the same license as the original. All accepted papers are published free, open access, according to CC-BY-NC-SA license.

As member of Crossref, Midwest Social Sciences Journal assigns DOI to each article, and is committed to intellectual integrity, rigorous standards of scholarship, and rational and civil discourses. MSSJ does not stand for plagiarism, and strongly discourages it. It is published at Valparaiso University with Jonathan Bull as Publishing Advisor (Library Services of ValpoScholar), using the leading institutional repository platform of Digital Commons (powered by Bepress), which combines submission management, editorial, and peer-review tools into a unique and flexible publishing software system.

The corresponding author must read and accept during the submission process an Article Submission Agreement, stating that the paper is an original work which has not been previously published (entirely or in part), that the author(s) accept the full responsibility for the content of the submitted article. The author(s) retain the Copyright of the accepted papers and the author(s) grant first serial rights to the Midwest Social Sciences Journal.