ISSN 1648-2425 | eISSN 2345-0266
Focus and scope. Scientific journal STEPP (Socialinė teorija, empirija, politika ir praktika) is published by Vilnius University Department of Social Work since 2001. That is the first scientific journal about social work and social policy in post-communist Lithuania. Original, peer reviewed, scientific articles about social work and social policy are published in the journal. The anonymous peer reviewing of manuscripts started in 2009. The new international editorial board of members from different fields of social sciences was formed in 2013. Academics, practitioners and students will find a lot of valuable information about social work and social policy in Lithuania and abroad.
Publication frequency - two volumes per year.
Languages. The journal accepts articles in Lithuanian and English.
Charges. The journal does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.
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Open Access Policy. The journal is an open access journal. All content is freely available without charge to users or their institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission of the publisher or the author. Articles published in the journal are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) license.
We are member of the Initiative for Open Citations (i4OC) which is a multi-stakeholder project to make scholarly citation data openly available to enable the creation of new and better metrics. The journal is a participant of Open Archives Initiative.