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 1. Aims and Scope

 2. Publishing Model

 3. Copyright and License to Publish

 4. Editorial Board

 5. Editorial Policies

 6. Peer Review

 7. Publication Ethics Statement

 8. Journal Information and Statistics

 9. Indexing & Archiving

10. Contact


1. Aims and Scope

Arts & Communication is an international, peer-reviewed, academic Open Access journal. It aims to publish scientific research and applied academic achievements in art theory, application, education, and communication from around the world, so as to promote the exchange between and innovation of Eastern and Western culture and art.
The journal highlights scholarship, innovation, foresight and inclusiveness. It publishes innovative theories and research results of art amidst the integrated development of art-related research fields and the communication studies, and provides an international academic exchange platform for sustainable discussion and research in the traditional and modern, interdisciplinary and global contexts. 

The topics include but are not limited to: 

  • Art Law                                                             
  • Art Theory
  • Art Market
  • Art Therapy
  • Artistic Design
  • Artistic Creation
  • Art and Technology
  • Architecture and Archaeology        
  • Studies on Dissemination of Art
  • Aesthetics and Aesthetic Education     
  • Culture and Inheritance (the porcelain, jade articles, calligraphy and paintings, bronze ware, the cheongsam and others; embroidery and other intangible cultural heritages)


2. Publishing Model

Gold open access. All articles published by AC are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.


3. Copyright and License to Publish

Articles in AC are published under a Creative Commons Attribution -Noncommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.

Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting AC, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.


4. Editorial Board

For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.


5. Editorial Policies

All manuscripts submitted to AC should adhere to AccScience Publishing's Editorial Policies.


6. Peer Review

The journal adheres to rigorous peer review and undergoes double-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial Process.


7. Publication Ethics Statement

AC fully adheres to the Code of Conduct and the Best Practice Guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The Editors of AC take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.


8. Journal Information and Statistics

ISSN 2972-4090 (Online)
Digital archive: Portico
Frequency: Quarterly
DOI: 10.36922/ac


9. Indexing & Archiving

All articles published in AC are included in:
Google Scholar



10. Contact

Please visit the page of Editorial Office for details about different queries.

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Arts & Communication, Electronic ISSN: 2972-4090 Published by AccScience Publishing