International Business Research

International Business Research (ISSN: 1913-9004;  E-ISSN 1913-9012) is an open-access, international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. This journal, published monthly in both print and online versions, keeps readers up-to-date with the latest developments. jmr

The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: business, marketing, management, finance, economics, accounting.

This journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail (



2016 Q3: Articles Received: 109; Accepted: 73; Rejected: 43; Published: 52; Retracted: 0

2016 Q2: Articles Received: 69; Accepted: 48; Rejected: 15; Published: 36; Retracted: 0

2016 Q1: Articles Received: 89; Accepted: 58; Rejected: 31; Published: 54; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 318; Accepted: 197; Rejected: 85; Published: 200; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 344; Accepted: 220; Rejected: 131; Published: 189; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 390; Accepted: 197; Rejected: 198; Published: 179; Retracted: 1




What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Each paper published in International Business Research is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editorial Assistant sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use the double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journal, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s web page, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism.” We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.


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Call for Special Issues

International Business Research is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal publishes research papers covering these subjects: business, marketing, management, finance, economics, accounting and relevant subjects.

We are delighted to cooperate with organizers of conferences to publish selected conference papers/articles as the special issue. In this regard, the following points should be considered:

1. If you would like to publish a special issue, please discuss it with us at least five months before publication to give us time to prepare.

2. You should pay a publication fee of 300.00 USD per article. Usually, we publish eight to thirty articles per issue.

3. We will offer you a number of printed journals—usually, two copies of each article.

4. We provide you with a free e-journal in PDF, if you need it.

5. You may nominate guest editors and reviewers for the special issue, and we will list their names in the printed version.

6. You can arrange peer reviews by your nominated guest editors and reviewers; otherwise, our editors and reviewers can do it.

For more details, please kindly contact the editorial assistant at:
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Recruitment for Reviewers

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at and e-mail the completed application form to  
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