Between the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Bemidji State University (BSU) on collaboration on electronic publishing.

1. Object

Through this collaboration the institutions wish to contribute to the publishing of papers presented at the Inter University Centre (IUC), Dubrovnic, School of Social Work Theory and Practice. The publication will be offered free of charge, and based on modern and efficient technical solutions for web publishing. The electronic journal project will [also] bring important experience about alternative publishing methods to the institutions.

2. Journal title/Publishing frequency

The journal will be titled: The BSU/NTNU/IUC Journal of Social Work Theory and Practice. Two issues will be published a year, spring and fall. (with reservations on sufficient materials).

3. Editorial responsibility

The journal will have an editorial board with representatives from BSU, NTNU, and other IUC member universities mainly. BSU and NTNU will be responsible for the publishing of the fall and spring issues respectively. The two universities will establish local editorial groups, with the following major responsibilities; Set deadlines and collect papers. Ensure the professional and language quality.

4. Technical arrangements

BSU and NTNU are obligated to use technical solutions which will ensure a uniform web presentation of the journal issues.

5. Economy

BSU and NTNU will each cover all the expenses attached to the publishing of one journal issue a year.

6. Expire of contract

This agreement has a 5 (five) year duration. After 4 (four) years and extension will be discussed. Each party may terminate this agreement with a 6 (six) months notice.



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Copyright for the I.U.C. Journal of Social Work Theory and Practice is owned by the Social Work Program, Department of Social Relations and Services, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota, USA. One copy may be made (printed) for personal use; teachers may make multiple copies for student use if the copies are made available to students without charge. Permission must be secured from the editors for sale of any copies of articles or for any commercial use of the material published in the Journal.
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