Objectives and Editorial Policies
The Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research
is devoted to the publication of original works related to electronic
commerce and related fields, or works that present the results of studies
and research concerning the joint activities of the segments of business
and information technology, both theoretical and applied.
In that context, electronic commerce is understood as an inherently interdisciplinary
area of research, with both an investigative and analytic purpose. Objectives
include the study of the phenomena correlated to business practices and
market processes enabled by Internet and Web technologies, social, legal,
educational and cultural concerns, personal privacy and security aspects,
communications technologies, and mobile connectivity among many other
topics of interest in this rapidly evolving field. The activities of the
segment of e-commerce are considered as those developed by public and
The ecommerce segment includes, therefore, components of several other
fields, as computer science, psychology, economics, organizational theory,
and the natural sciences.
Unpublished original works will
be accepted and submitted to the approval of well-recognized referees
that are specialists in the topics under consideration.
Original works will be published in the English
The publishing arm of the Journal of
Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research holds
the right to introduce alterations to the original works, with the
aim of maintaining the uniformity and the quality of the publication,
although respecting the authors' style and opinions. The typographic
proofs will be sent to the authors for final approval.
The articles published in the Journal
of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research
can be reprinted in part or completely, provided that the Publisher
of the journal and the respective author give express authorization,
as well as the original source of publication given credit.
All opinions and research output stated by
the articles’ authors are their exclusive responsibility.