About the Journal
Founded in 2019, the Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, monthly, open-access journal published by the Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development.
Focus and Scope
Founded in 2019, the Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, monthly, open-access journal. It covers the latest developments in the broad areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. With its uniquely broad coverage, the journal offers readers free access to all new research issues relevant to Humanities and Social Sciences. While the journal 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 […] Read More
Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies (JHSSS) publishes articles on a continuous basis. This means that articles enter the current issue as soon as they are ready to publish to ensure that there are no unnecessary delays in getting content publically available.
Types of Contributions
Authors should consider their chosen article type carefully; the journal accepts the following types of contributions:
An extensive piece of work, which presents original research supported by a substantial amount of data.
A survey of the literature on a particular topic, which summarises past research, outlines recent advances and evaluates the body of knowledge. Reviews are incredibly useful for researchers –providing an introduction to a topic and stimulating ideas on new areas to explore.
Open Access Policy
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 CCBY-NC 4.0 user license which defines the permitted 3rd-party reuse of its articles.
Article Processing Charges (APC)
Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies is an Open Access Journal under Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development. All articles published in Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies are accessible electronically from the journal website without the need for subscription fees or other forms of payment from the readers. In order to ensure our content is freely available for the benefit of a wider audience while uncompromising our journal quality, an Article Processing Charge (APC) of 80 USD is applicable to all authors who wish to submit their articles to the journal. The APC is intended to cover the underlying costs of article processing, such as peer-review, copyediting, typesetting, publishing, content depositing and archiving processes. Those charges are applicable only to authors whose manuscripts have been successfully accepted after peer-review.
Conflict of Interest
Conflicts of interest may exist when professional judgements concerning a primary interest has 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 interests 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.
The journal does not currently host adverts on the website.