The Journal of Land Management and Appraisal (JLMA) is an official publication of the Department of Estate Management, University of Nigeria. It is a multi-disciplinary international outlet for theoretical and empirical research on different areas of land/real estate studies including valuation, development, economics, finance, investment appraisal, land policy, law, facility management, urban planning, building construction and design and management, environmental management and geographic/land information system (LIS/GIS) and others. JLMA will be a veritable source of information to scholars, policymakers and decision-makers in the broad areas of land/real estate.
The journal will consider for publication original research, reviews and short communication on topics relevant to land management.
Open Access is a publication model that enables the dissemination of research articles to the global community without restriction through the internet. All articles published under open access can be accessed by anyone with an internet connection.
The Journal of Land Management and Appraisal is an Open Access journal. Abstracts and full texts of all articles published in this journal are freely accessible to everyone immediately after publication without any form of restriction.
All articles published by Journal of Land Management and Appraisal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This permits anyone to copy, redistribute, remix, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited. Citation should include the article DOI. The article license is displayed on the abstract page the following statement:
When an article is published by in the Journal of Land Management and Appraisal, the author(s) of the article retains the copyright of article. Author(s) may republish the article as part of a book or other materials. When reusing a published article, author(s) should;
Cite the original source of the publication when reusing the article. i.e. cite that the article was originally published in LJMA. Include the article DOI.
Accept that the article remains published by the Journal of Land Management and Appraisal (except in occasion of a retraction of the article)
The article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
A copyright statement is stated in the abstract page of each article. The following statement is an example of a copyright statement on an abstract page.
Copyright ©2016 Author(s) retains the copyright of this article.
The Journal of Land Management and Appraisal is a RoMEO green journal. This permits authors to archive any version of their article they find most suitable, including the published version on their institutional repository and any other suitable website.
The Journal of Land Management and Appraisal is committed to the long-term preservation of its content. All articles published in the journal are preserved by Portico. In addition, the journal encourages authors to archive the published version of their articles on their institutional repositories and as well as other appropriate websites.
The Journal of Land Management and Appraisal encourages metadata harvesting of all its content. The journal fully supports and implement the OAI version 2.0, which comes in a standard XML format. See Harvesting Parameter
Article metrics are increasingly an important measure of the impact of a published article. The journal provides article metrics for each published article. The article metrics provides a record of the number of views received by the article. It also keeps a record of the full-text PDF downloads. Article metrics are available on the abstract page of each article.
Manuscript Handling Fee
Authors are required to pay the manuscript handling fee only after their manuscripts have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
The manuscript handling fee for LJMA is $550 (USD).
Please note that the journal does not charge a submission fee.