Complete guidelines for preparing and submitting your manuscript to this journal are provided below. Use these instructions if you are preparing a manuscript to submit to International Journal of Society, Culture & Language.
International Journal of Society, Culture & Language considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that
By submitting your manuscript to International Journal of Society, Culture & Language you are agreeing to any necessary originality checks your manuscript may have to undergo during the peer-review and production processes.
1. General guidelines
2. Style guidelines
4. Publication charges
There is no submission fee for international authors.
Since March 20, 2020, all national authors are required to pay 2,000,000 rials for the review process. Some manuscripts may be rejected without external review, yet some are acceptable to be sent out to reviewers. Prior to sending the manuscripts out for the external review, the authors will be asked to upload the bank receipt on the journal’s system.
There are no page charges for International Journal of Society, Culture & Language.
5. Reproduction of copyright material
If you wish to include any material in your manuscript in which you do not hold copyright, you must obtain written permission from the copyright owner, prior to submission. Such material may be in the form of text, data, table, illustration, photograph, line drawing, audio clip, video clip, film still, and screenshot, and any supplemental material you propose to include. This applies to direct (verbatim or facsimile) reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source).
You must ensure appropriate acknowledgement is given to the permission granted to you for reuse by the copyright holder in each figure or table caption. You are solely responsible for any fees which the copyright holder may charge for reuse.
The reproduction of short extracts of text, excluding poetry and song lyrics, for the purposes of criticism may be possible without formal permission on the basis that the quotation is reproduced accurately and full attribution is given.
Manuscripts for consideration should be uploaded here.
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you carefully read and adhere to all the guidelines and instructions to authors provided below. Manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned.
A ‘cover sheet’ with the following information: full name, institutional and email address, telephone number, a biographical note should be submitted in a separately from the main manuscript file.
The manuscript should be submitted in a WORD file (formats .doc or .docx) including the full title, abstract, figures, tables, and appendices.
Peer review policy
The International Journal of Society, Culture & Language operates a double-blind reviewing policy in which the reviewer’s name is always concealed from the submitting author and vice versa.
By submitting a paper for review, the author, as the rights holder, agrees to grant to IJSCL the publication rights. This means that the author retains copyright in the work, but they grant IJSCL the sole and exclusive right and license to publish for the full legal term of copyright.
Proof of acceptance
After acceptance, we will email a PDF of the proofs to the corresponding author.
Copyright and authors' rights
To assure the integrity, dissemination, and protection against copyright infringement of published articles, you will be asked to assign us, via a Publishing Agreement, the copyright in your article. Your Article is defined as the final, definitive, and citable Version of Record, and includes: (a) the accepted manuscript in its final form, including the abstract, text, bibliography, and all accompanying tables, illustrations, data; and (b) any supplemental material hosted by Taylor & Francis. Our Publishing Agreement with you will constitute the entire agreement and the sole understanding between you and us; no amendment, addendum, or other communication will be taken into account when interpreting your and our rights and obligations under this Agreement.
Free article access
International Journal of Society, Culture & Language quickly and easily gives anyone free access to the electronic version of the articles for free.
Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information on the Manuscript Submission process should be sent to the Editorial Office as follows:
E-mail: ijscl.editorial [at] yahoo.com