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Founded in 2019, the International Journal of English Language Studies (IJELS) is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development. The journal is led by expert international editorial board members who take an objective approach to peer review, ensuring each research paper is reviewed and evaluated on its own scholarly merits and research integrity. Publishing your work in the International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation means you will receive prompt and reliable publishing and a global platform for your research to reach its full potential. The journal is published in online version only.
The International Journal of English Language Studies covers the latest developments in the broad areas of linguistics, literature and Translation. With its uniquely broad coverage, the journal offers readers free access to all new research issues relevant to linguistics, literature and Translation. While IJELS strives to maintain high academic standards and an international reputation through the suggestions of the international advisory board, it welcomes original, theoretical and practical submissions from all over the world.
The International Journal of English Language Studies publishes articles on a continuous basis. Articles are published in the current issue as soon as they are peer-reviewed, accepted, copyedited, and proofread, allowing a steady stream of informative quality articles. The journal then archives the articles within 4 issues: January-March; April-June- July-September; October-December. In the continuous publication, articles may be submitted at any time. They still undergo the same process of peer review and preparation, but this can begin right away and ends as soon as the article is ready.
The journal publishes the following types of contributions: (1) full-length articles, (2) review articles, (3) book reviews, (4) discussion notes and (5) articles in translation.
This is an open-access journal, i.e. all articles are immediately and permanently free to read, download, copy & distribute. The journal is published under the CC BY 4.0 user license, which defines the permitted 3rd-party reuse of its articles.
There is no submission fee for the International Journal of English Language Studies.
The article processing charge of the International Journal of English Language Studies is $100.
The APC covers all publication costs (editorial processes; web hosting; indexing; marketing; archiving; DOI registration etc) and ensures that all content is fully open access. This approach maximises the potential readership of publications and allows the journal to be run in a sustainable way.
Time for first decision: 3 days | Review time: 7-15 days | Acceptance to publication: 3 days
Conflicts of interest may exist when professional judgements concerning a primary interest have the possibility of being influenced by a secondary interest (e.g.: financial gains). It is to be noted that even perceptions of conflicts of interest are as important as the actual conflicts of interest.
Any agreements with study sponsors (for-profit or non-profit), which interfere with the authors’ access to the study data, ability to analyse or interpret the data and publish manuscripts independently according to their own decision, should be avoided by authors at all costs.
A declaration of interest for all authors must be received before an article can be reviewed and accepted for publication.
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.
We fully support and encourage the author self-archiving of all content (sometimes termed 'green' open access). All our journals are registered with SHERPA/RoMEO to ensure that the license terms and self-archiving policies of the journals are 100% clear.
The journal is indexed by Google Scholar and available for harvesting via OAI-PMH.
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All accepted articles are screened using plagiarism-checking software.
The journal does not currently host adverts on the website.
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