Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

“To focus on the key inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary areas of research by inviting, reviewing and integrating scholarly ideas and conclusions thereby striving to be a yardstick publication in the fields of inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary altogether and specifically.”                                         

Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies (SIJMAS) is an international peer reviewed monthly research publication covering multidisciplinary areas i.e. Information Technology, Engineering and Technology, Applied Sciences, Mathematical Studies, Natural and Life Sciences, Developmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Media and Communication Studies.

SIJMAS has an international readership and high possible citability to its published research articles. The journal has a readership in libraries worldwide via our institutional partners. Various content sharing agreements entered into by Scholedge R&D Center has made it possible to give enlarged worldwide visibility to the published papers. The strict policy on plagiarism is applicable on all the submitted papers. It is always ensured that only original research goes for the editorial review. The adherence to the scholarly standards has helped the journal in achieving an international recognition and repute. The Journal forms part of EBSCO Academic Complete Upgraded as well as J-Gate Engineering & Technology (JET) databases. The journal complies with OAI-PMH protocol to enable metadata sharing with leading research indexing resources.



 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

SCHOLEDGE PEER REVIEW MECHANISM

Scholedge International Journals comply with the highest principles of blinded peer review while setting up the scholarly publishing standards and norms thereby increasing the efficiency of the research publication process.

All scholarly works/ research articles published in Scholedge International Journals undergo blind peer review to establish the standardised scholarly research.

 

  • All research manuscripts are reviewed by at least two qualified and experienced experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals' Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided.
  • Members of the respective Scholedge International Journal Editorial Board lend insight, advice and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist decision making in publication process.
  • Managing Editors and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows Scholedge International Journals to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers and editors alike.
  • Scholedge keeps on going through the Research & Innovation on peer review mechanism to ensure the essence of integration in the scholarly publication.

 

Scholedge Peer Review Mechanism for referred research papers:

The research articles will promptly be forwarded to the designated Editor who will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the Scholedge Peer Review practices. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews by requesting to the Chief Editor in case of special scrutiny. Authors will be advised accordingly regarding the review status of their research manuscripts.

Scholedge International Journals are fully peer reviewed by at least two appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief or a designated member of the Editorial Board then decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions based on the reviews and comments received. Editors decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper.

 

Publication Frequency

The journal is published every month on 10th-11th for the articles/papers reviewed and accepted in the past month.

 

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Worldwide Abstracting & Indexing

Followings are the leading research repositories and indexes where the Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies is included and listed: