About the Journal
Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development.
| Focus and Scope
Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis is an interdisciplinary scholarly journal published by Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development. It provides a forum for bringing together a wide range of research in pragmatics, discourse analysis and critical discourse analysis. All research articles published in this journal undergo a rigorous peer-review process, based on initial editor screening and anonymised refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. The journal provides free and open access to all of its content on our website.
| Publication Frequency
Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis 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 in 2 issues: January-June; July-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.
| Types of Contributions
Authors should consider their chosen article type carefully; the journal accepts the following types of contributions: research articles, review articles and book reviews.
| 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 CC BY 4.0 user license, which defines the permitted 3rd-party reuse of its articles.
| Submission Fee
There is no submission fee for the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis.
| Article Processing Charges (APC)
The Article Processing fee of the Journal of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis is 100 USD.
| Conflict of Interest
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 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.
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| Plagiarism Screening
All accepted articles are screened using plagiarism checking software.
| Advertisement Policy
The journal does not currently host adverts on the website.
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