Author Guide

Thank you for choosing to submit your manuscript to the Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies. These author’s guidelines will ensure we have everything required so your manuscript can move through peer review process, production and publication very smoothly. Please take the time to read and follow them as closely as possible, as doing so will ensure your manuscript matches the journal’s requirements. 

Manuscript Submission
Authors are cordially invited to submit manuscripts to the editorial office by e-mail to: 

Acknowledgement will be sent within a few business days upon receiving of a manuscript.
All manuscripts submitted to Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies are subject to peer review. The manuscripts are evaluated by external reviewers (anonymous to authors) and refereed within one month (average time for review; might varying from 2 weeks to 4 weeks). 

Authors should note that
1- A paper which is going to be submitted to this journal should be according to the journal Paper Submission Guideline as explained below. 

2- The submission must not have been previously published, nor should it be under consideration for publication elsewhere. We also have a strict policy against plagiarism. The plagiarism is checked through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (Turnitin). All submissions will be checked by online software before being sent to reviewers.

1- General Requirements
1.1 Language
Please write your text in proper English; American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of both. We only accept manuscripts written in English.

1.2 Length of Paper
There is no word/page limit in a manuscript, but the manuscript should not exceed 30 pages.

2- Word Processing Formats
The manuscript file should be provided in Microsoft Word format only.

3- Organization of Manuscript
The manuscript should follow the following order:

1- Title
2- List of authors, their affiliations and email addresses
3- Keywords
4- Abstract
5- Introduction
6- Literature review
7- Methodology
8- Results & Discussion
9- Conclusion
10- Acknowledgements (optional)
11- About the Author(s)
12- References
13- Tables and Figures

3.1 Title
The title should be a concise and informative description of the work that accurately reflect the main scope and content of the paper. It  should be no more than 12 words in length and not contain abbreviations.

3.2 List of authors, their affiliations and email addresses
Please indicate the full names and affiliations of all the authors clearly. Affiliations should include department, university, country, and, if available, and the e-mail address. One of the authors should be designated as the corresponding author, and their email address needs to be included.

3.3 Keywords
The author should provide appropriate and short keywords Immediately after the abstract. The maximum number of the keywords is 10. Listing your keywords will help researchers find your work in databases.

3.4 Abstract
Abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, design/methodology/approach, the main results and major conclusions. It should not exceed 350 words. No citations should be included in the abstract.

3.5 Introduction
This section should be concise and define the background and significance of the research by considering the relevant literature, particularly the most recent publications. When preparing the introduction, please bear in mind that some readers will not be experts in your field of research.

3.6 Literature Review
This section is dedicated to the significant literature resources that contributed to the research. The author should survey scholarly articles, books and other sources relevant to the area of research, providing a description, summary, and critical evaluation of each work.

3.7 Methodology
This section should contain detailed information about the procedures and steps followed in the study. It can be divided into subsections if several methods are described.

3.8 Results and Discussion
This section is a comparative or descriptive analysis of the study based on the results/findings, previous literature, etc. The results should be offered in a logical sequence, given the most important findings first and addressing the stated objectives of the study. The author should deal only with new or important aspects of the results obtained. The relevance of the findings in the context of existing literature or contemporary practice should be addressed as well.

3.9 Conclusion
The author should clearly explain the important conclusions of the research highlighting its significance and relevance.

3.10 Acknowledgment
The author is free to include acknowledgments or not. This section may include the names of people who in one way or another contributed to the work. It can also include information about supporting grants, funding sources, and so forth.

3.11 About the Author(s)
The author can present his activities, research interests, memberships and affiliations, published research, etc. Authors are also free to include their photos.

3.12 References
References used in the paper should follow the APA style and carefully checked for accuracy and consistency. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list and vice versa.  For step-by-step instructions for citing books, journals, webpages, and more, Kindly read this APA Style Guide.

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