About the Journal

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education (e-ISSN xxxx-xxxx) is a international, peer-reviewed open access online journal on education with a open perspective. 

Aims & Scope

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education will include research articles on [complete].

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and [add all relevent databases with URLs]

Publication Frequency & Guidelines

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education is an biannual publication. Languages of publication are English and French.

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education accepts manuscripts on an ongoing basis. To be considered for the annual issue, manuscripts must be submitted by [precise date] for that publication year.

To publish in L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education, please read carefully  the “Informations for authors” carefully, then use the “Submission Preparation Checklist” before submitting any manuscript. Authors are welcomed to contact the Editorial Board in advance to assess whether their research topic is suitable for consideration by the Journal.

On average, it takes 3 to 9 months between an article's submission and its publication.

Open Access Statement

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education is an open access journal. All content is immediately and freely available to the public.

Submitting and publishing in L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education is entirely free of charge; there is no charge for either submission or publication (APC), nor for the evaluation, proofreading or reading of articles. Downloading papers is also free of charge.

Persistent Identifiers & Norms

Following publication, all articles are assigned a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) number.
 
In order to ensure permanent identification, the journal encourages authors to indicate their ORCID identifier and to systematically attach it to their contributions.
 
Bibliographic references are compliant with American Psychological Association (APA) format and follow the I4OC - Initiative for Open Citations' principles.

Copyright

Copyright for articles published in this journal is retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education

All articles published in L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence (CC-BY).

Therefore, L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education’s content is freely available to download, save, reproduce, and transmit for any purposes. Please note that reproduction and transmission of journal content should in any circumstances credit the author and original source.

Archiving

This journal ensures the long-term availability of its contents. Articles published in L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education are automatically deposited in the institutional repository of the University of Geneva, l'Archive ouverte, and from there, in the SAFE PLN Network, thus ensuring a very high level of preservation.

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education supports and encourages the self-archiving of articles after publication by their authors in open access repositories of their choice, whether it is the submitted version, the accepted version or the published version of the contribution.

Publisher

L'Education Ouverte et Libre - Open Education is published by the Library of the University of Geneva on behalf of the FPSE / TECFA & ERDIE of the University of Geneva using a customised version of the OJS by The Public Knowledge Project (PKP).