Beginning in March 2010, Prague College Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies (CRIS) started to publish its research activities. Bulletin is a publication, which publishes extensive interdisciplinary research in the areas of business, management, computing, and art.
Bulletin of Prague College’s Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies(CRIS) forms an integral part of the CRIS and provides a medium whereby the research activities of the centre can be documented. Faculty members, lecturers and students belonging to schools of Business, Computing & IT and Art & Design of Prague College and lectures and researchers from other Universities are welcome to submit their work for publication.
Bulletin Prague College Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies (CRIS) offers possibility for publishing for both - young and experienced – researches in various academic fields such as business, management, computing, and art.
You can find the published Bulletins on Ebrary (electronic library), in Prague College’s library, in six public libraries in Prague (Narodni knihovna, Knihovna Narodniho muzea v Praze, Ministerstvo kultury CR, Parlamentni knihovna, Mestske knihovne v Praze, Knihovna a tiskarna pro nevidome K.E. Macana), and all other key libraries across Czech Republic.
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.
The views and opinions expressed in the articles in the CRIS Bulletin (here-in-after “the Bulletin”) are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the editorial board, or the publisher.
The Bulletin provides an international forum for academic interdisciplinary research, and it focuses on different academic areas built around the Prague College academic curriculum. It publishes articles that present interesting and original insights and specifically targets an international academic audience. The Bulletin is published multiple times a year consisting of current and relevant research activities of lecturers and students.
The functions of the editorial board are to:
consider editorial policies and practices at least once a year;
to review submitted papers and to ensure papers were created according to the parameters given in the Instructions for Authors; and
to guide the progress, direction, and promotion of the Bulletin.
A listing of all board members can be found in each issue of the Bulletin.
The scope of the journal includes:
consumer sciences and their application;
consumer policy; and
Subject categories covered by the Bulletin include:
Criteria for Acceptance
The criteria for acceptance are relevant to the scope of the Bulletin, general quality, academic rigour, originality, and interest to the broader based readership.
The Editorial Board reviews each manuscript within 3 weeks of receipt and acknowledges receipt of the article. The Editorial Board relies on referees to advise on such matters in the fairest possible manner. All manuscripts are subjected to double blind (anonymous) peer review by at least two expert referees, selected by the Head of Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies from the panel of referees.
Occasionally, manuscripts may be accepted with no or minor changes. Others are returned for revision before being accepted. Some are rejected. Authors of rejected manuscripts may be invited to resubmit if they can address the major criticisms by revision and/or additional research.
A decision for rejection is final, and a manuscript once rejected cannot be simply revised and resubmitted for consideration, although authors may consider submitting a new manuscript. This will be assigned a new number and will be treated as a new submission.
Authors should not seek to use the Bulletin as a vehicle for marketing any specific product or service. Authors should avoid the use of language or slang which is not in keeping with the professional and academic style of the Bulletin.
Authors must ensure that references to named people and/or organisations are accurate, not racist or sexist, and without libellous implications.
All contributions sent to the Bulletin will be reviewed by the Editorial Board:
Head of CRIS: Dr Stefano Cavagnetto
Editorial Board | School of Business and IT & Computing: Bruce Gahir, Dave Gannon, Veronika Douchova, Anna Boguszakova, Thomas Draper
Editorial Board | School of Art & Design: Pascal Silondi, Simon Gray, George Allen, Jorge Boehringer
Content Editor: Leah Adler
Pre-approval of Papers
Authors may contact the Head of CRIS to determine whether a particular topic is likely to fit into the scope of the Bulletin.
Accuracy of Content
The author is responsible for the accuracy of all opinions, technical comments, factual reports, data, figures, illustrations, and photographs. Publication does not necessarily imply that these are the opinions of the editorial board or the publisher, nor does the editorial board or publisher accept any liability for the accuracy of such comments, reports and other technical and factual information. The publisher will, however, strive to ensure that all opinions, comments, reports, data, figures, illustrations, and photographs are accurate, insofar as it is within its abilities to do so.
The author bears the responsibility for checking whether the material submitted is subject to copyright or ownership rights, eg. photographs, illustrations, trade literature, and data. Where use is so restricted, the publisher must be informed with the submission of the material.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permission from copyright holders for reproducing through any medium of communication those illustrations, tables, figures, or lengthy quotations previously published elsewhere. Acknowledgements will be added by the author to the typescript, preferably in the form of an "Acknowledgements" section at the end of the paper crediting the source and copyright of photographs or figures in the accompanying captions.
The Bulletin's policy is to own copyright in all contributions. Before publication, authors assign copyright to the publishers, but retain their rights to republish this material in other works written or edited by themselves, subject to full acknowledgement of the original source of publication.
No contribution will be accepted which has been published elsewhere, unless it is expressly invited or agreed by the publisher. Articles and contributions published become the copyright of the publisher, unless otherwise agreed. Authors will sign the Copyright Agreement with the Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies before the article is published in the Bulletin.
All reasonable efforts are made to ensure accurate reproduction of text, photographs, and illustrations. The publisher does not accept responsibility for mistakes, be they editorial or typographical, nor for any consequences resulting from them.
The publisher reserves the right to edit, abridge, or omit material submitted for publication.
Offprints and Free Copies
Corresponding authors will receive a PDF of their article.
The PDF must not be placed on a publicly available website for general viewing, or otherwise distributed, without seeking permission, as this would contravene the copyright policy and potentially damage the Bulletin's circulation.
We take an active interest in issues and developments relating to publication ethics, such as plagiarism, falsification of data, fabrication of results, and other areas of ethical misconduct.
Please note that submitted manuscripts may be subject to review in order to detect instances of overlapping and similar text.
Revised July 30, 2012
Editor-in-Chief Dr. Stefano Cavagnetto, Prague College [School of Business, School of Computing], Czech Republic
Deputy/ Managing Editor Leah Adler, Prague College [School of Business], Czech Republic
Editorial Advisory Board Bruce Gahir, Prague College [School of Business], Czech Republic Veronika Douchova, Prague College [School of Computing], Czech Republic Simon Gray, Prague College [School of Art and Design], Czech Republic
Editors Fine Arts & Design George Allen, Prague College [School of Art and Design], Czech Republic Pascal Silondi, Prague College [School of Art and Design], Czech Republic Gavin Bird, Prague College [School of Art and Design], Czech Republic Jorge Boehringer, Prague College [School of Art and Design], Czech Republic
Computing and Business Dave Gannon, Prague College [School of Business], Czech Republic Anna Boguszak, Prague College [School of Business], Czech Republic Thomas Draper, Prague College [School of Business], Czech Republic
Language Editor Leah Adler, Prague College [School of Business], Czech Republic
Technical Editor Silvia Weinzettelova, Prague College [School of Art and Design], Czech Republic