Copyright & Licensing Policy

All webpage content is original work and the copyright belongs to the Journal of Interactive Veteran Experiences.

Every submission that is approved for publication and subsequently published in the Journal of Interactive Veteran Experiences will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA) 4.0 International License.

In order to be considered for publication, authors must acknowledge that first publication rights to their original work accepted for publication is granted to the Journal of Interactive Veteran Experiences.

Authors who are interested in pursuing a different license for their work may inquire about doing so with the journal editor-in-chief. The journal will not publish material that is not made available open access.

Authors retain the copyright to their work and their work will not have any restrictions outside of those defined by the CC BY-NC-SA license (or other).

Accessibility Policy

The Journal of Interactive Veteran Experiences is a space designed for all. Currently, we are still building our platform. As we build, every attempt is made at ensuring accessibility. We will undergo a full accessibility audit using WCAG 2.1 principles in August 2024.

Correction, Retraction, and Withdrawal Policy

All correction, retraction, or withdrawal requests must be communicated to the journal editor-in-chief. Minimal corrections (such as name changes or spelling corrections) will not include a statement or update notification. Corrections, retractions, or withdrawals of a substantiative nature will include a statement or update notification as appropriate.

All decisions regarding corrections, retractions, and withdrawals are subject to the discretion of the journal editorial team.

Preservation Policy

All submissions approved for publication will be maintained in databases associated with Texas State University.

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Aims and Scope

The Journal of Interactive Veteran Experiences (JIVE) is an innovative journal that is designed to serve the student veteran population at Texas State University. The journal will publish regular editions that highlight scholarly and creative works by students who have served in the Armed Forces.

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Submission Guidance

We aim to capture the full spectrum of veteran experiences. Learn more about how you can submit your work to the Journal of Interactive Veteran Experiences.

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Peer Review Process

Learn about the peer review process your work will undergo when you submit it to our journal.

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Learn more about the policies in place to protect our author's rights and their work, ensure accessibility, and academic best practices.




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Expression Genres

What makes this journal unique is our deep expertise to showcase works across many genres using state-of-the-science technology. We can meet you where you are, at your creative outlets, amplifying your voice.

Written Works
3D Arts
Audio Arts