Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Human Sciences (ISSN: 2458-9489) / Uluslararası İnsan Bilimleri Dergisi (ISSN:1303-5134) is an online academic journal that adheres to the highest standards of peer review and engages established and emerging scholars from anywhere in the world, and welcoming to contributions all kinds of scientific works in any disciplines, approaches and languages. Articles are published in the current issue as soon as they have completed the review process.

 

Section Policies

Other

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Letter to the Editor

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Book

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Anthropology

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Applied Communication

Applied communication addresses the relation between theory and practice in understanding communication in applied contexts. All theoretical and methodological approaches are welcome. Original studies should provide a state-of-the-art review of communication scholarship that addresses real-world concerns, issues, and problems.

APA 6.0 is required

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Archaeology

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Architecture

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Art History

MLA or Chicago style citations are recommended.

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Behavioral Sciences

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Business Administration

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Computer Education and Instructional Technologies

For manuscripts, APA style format are required.

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Criminology

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Curriculum Development and Teaching-Learning in Education

Field:

Curriculum Development and Teaching-learning in Education.

Conditions for Publishing:

  1. The submission has not been previously published or has not sent to another journal for publishing.
  2. The article is written in APA style.

Objectives and Scopes:

Curriculum and Instruction; Curriculum Evaluation; Design And Implementation of Teaching and Learning; Design And Implementation of Curriculum; Teacher Training Higher Education; Psychological, Social, Cultural, Historical, Philosophical, Moral Foundations of Education; Educational Policies; Accreditation in Education; New approaches in Education; Instructional Technology and Applications; Instructional Design; Mass Education; Life Long Learning; Pre-school Education; Primary Education; Secondary Education; Open and Distance Education; Special Education; Vocational Education; Comparative Education; Field Education (Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, Art, Music, etc.); Democracy Education; Education and Culture; Educational Planning; Educational Technology; Environmental Education; Science Education; Education of Foreign Language; Language Education; Health Education; History of Education; History Education; Human Resources in Education; Human Rights Education; Learning Psychology; Educational Psychology; Multi-Cultural Education; Parents Involvement; Professional Development Education

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Ecology

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Economics

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Education

APA style referencing shall be used in manuscripts.

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Educational Administration and Management

APA style referencing shall be used in manuscripts.

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Educational Evaluation, Measurement and Research

Manuscript must be referanced according to APA style.

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Educational Leadership

APA referance style required

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English Literature and Teaching

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Fashion Design

Related Fields: Art and Design (Sanat ve Tasarım), Design (Tasarım), Textile and Apparel (Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon), History of  Costume (Kostüm Tarihi)

Submission Criteria: All articles should be original and should not have been published elsewhere in any form or format or in any language. We prefer to publish authors to write on especially fashion and dress-related topics, rethinking of fashion design and research-led design work relating to the fashion industry by interdisciplinary and original research in the fields of fashion design, business, history, and visual culture.


Research Issues articles may include, but not limited to the following: examine research methodology, approaches to theory-based and practice-led research. They may also about teaching of fashion, display methods of fashion collections, reviews of fashion exhibition, sourcing of fashion dress material physically or digitally resources.

Photographs and Images:

All submissions should include tables, photographs, images, illustrations (normally 300 dpi) or video clips. It is the responsibility of the author to ensure full copyright and reproduction rights are cleared with the original producer of such material. Static images should be submitted in JPEG or TIFF format suitable for publication online. Big file can be submitted via WeTransfer, or similar.

Citation Format: All citations can be followed by APA or Chicago style shortened version with author-date system.

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Fine Arts

MLA or Chicago style citations are recommended.

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Folklore

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Forensic Computer Sciences

Forensic Computer Sciences and Cyber Security

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Forensic Sciences

(Forensic Medicine)

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Gastronomy and Culinary Arts

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Geography

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Guidance and Psychological Counselling

APA style referencing shall be used in manuscripts.

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Health Economics

Section accepts works from Health Economics & Health Management fields

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History

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History Education

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Human Nutrition

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Informatics Systems

  • Informatics Systems    
  • Management Information Systems

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International Relations

Fields:

Politics & Government

  • Diplomacy & International Relations
    • Foreign Affaires
    • Foreign Policy Analysis
    • Diplomatic History
    • International Relations Theory
    • International Security
    • International Organizations

 Social Sciences & Humanities

  • Area Studies
    • Asia
    • Africa
    • Americas
    • Europe 
  • Law
    • International Law (& Human Rights)

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Journalism & Mass Communication

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Labour Economics and Industrial Relation

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Landscape Architecture

Sub Fields: Landscape Planning; Landscape Design; History of Landscape Planning; Landscape Management.

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Language and Literature

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Law

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Library Science

Information Science

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Linguistic

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Marketing

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Medicine

For case study researches, the submitter should attach relevant documents (such as ethic committee permission, patient approval and so on) as supplementary file in submission process.

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Methodology

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Music

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Nursing and Midwifery

For case study researches, the submitter should attach relevant documents (such as ethic committee permission, patient approval and so on) as supplementary file in submission process.

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Philosophy

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Physical Education and Sport Sciences

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Political Science

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Primary and Pre-School Education

APA style cited required.

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Psychiatry

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Psychology

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Public Administration

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Science Education

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Social Psychology

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Social Work

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Sociology

For manuscripts, ASA (American Sociological Association) style format are required.

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Special Education

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Stage Arts

Chicago stile citations preferred.

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Tourism

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Urban Morphology

(Urban Design)

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Urban Archeology

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Urban and Regional Planning

Sub diciplines:

  • Urban Planning
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Ecology
  • Urban Sociology
  • Urban Economy
  • Urban Administration&Local Governments
  • Urban Economics

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Peer Review Process

Submitted articles will generally be reviewed by two referees ad double blind review. All correspondences between editors, reviewers and authors are made via user page at this site. Article will be send to third reviewer in the case of declaine by a reviewer. All detailed explanation about review process is published in the help desk knowledge base section.

Here is the explanation to privide ENSURING A BLIND REVIEW on pages where authors and reviewers upload files.

 

Publication Frequency

There is no scheduled publication frequency.

The articles are published in the same day when they have completed review process. Since publishing online does not need scheduling a periodical time, to wait to collect articles upon and send them to publishing house.

The journal is categorized as one volume per year, and at least two or more issues per volume.  The volume and issue numbers are given for reference and citation purposes only; they are not scheduled publication time.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content, on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

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. More...

 

Submission Requirements

YOUR SUBMISSION WILL BE REJECTED IN CASE OF FAILURE OR MISSING ANY OF THE ITEM BELOW. THE JOURNAL STAFFS DO NOT CHECK OR EDIT YOUR META DATA AND MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT, AND NOTIFY TO YOU

Please review each item carrefully. Your submission must obtain all the following conditions:

  1. The Manuscript Text Format Requirements: The article must be copied into AND meet all formats (fonts, titles, method, citation, etc.) in the manuscript template (download), according to article's native language.
  2. The Article Metadata Form Requirements: All fields in the submission METADATA form (in the 3th step in the submission process) are required to fill. Refer to the manuscript template (download), how and what to fill.
  3. Extended English Abstract: All non-English (Turkish, German, etc.) manuscripts must have at least 750 words long extended English abstract in the end of manuscript file.
  4. Plagiarism Detection Report: Report file must be uploaded during fourth step of submission process as supplementary file. Similarity percentage must be less than 10%.
  5. Ethics Council Report: Only if research related to human health.
  6. No Cancellation: The submission cannot be canceled at any time during the review process by the author.
  7. Master Degree: Each Author must hold at least a master's degree.
  8. Ph.D. or equivalent Degree: At least one author must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, except Teaching Staffs.
  9. Originality: The submission has not been previously published, nor is it send before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  10. Copyrights: Author transfers all copyrights to the IJHS by sending manuscript.
  11. Contribution: A contribution fee per submission (see below).

WARNINGS:

  • During review process we also use plagiarism software. The authors must upload a similarity (plagiarism) report derived from any plagiarism software as supplementary file.
  • Review process cannot begin in case of failure or missing any of the requirements mentioned in this journal such as detailed biostatement by author or any kind of typing mistake in the submission form, etc.
  • The journal's staffs do not check the submitted data and feedback to the author what is missing
  • The submitter must provide and maintain all requirements during the evaluation process.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  • Author commits all conditions by sending the manuscript.

 

Contribution Fee

  • Submitter is required to pay a non-refundable $35 (US Dollar) contribution fee to cover web hosting, DOI number and other service costs.
  • The fee should be transferred just after submission send.
  • Evaluation process cannot begin unless contribution fee is received.
  • Submission ID number (given during submission process) and author name must be recorded in fee transaction document.
  • The fee can be sent to either one of the following BANK account (EFT), or pay with credit card (outside Turkey only).
  • When transaction done, email the following information to "Co-Editor@J-HumanSciences.com" with 1) submission ID number #, 2) corresponding author name, 3) transaction document.


Available payment methods:


1) TRL/Turkish Lira Account (through bank EFT) (Bu hesaba sadece günlük kur üzerinden ABD Doları karşılığı Türk Lirası yatırılır. Makale ID numarası ve yazar adı makbuzda belirtilmelidir):

Bank Name: <Turkiye Is Bankasi>
Branch: <Camlica>, Branch No: <1181>, Account No: <0420052>
Recipient name and last name: <Semanur Tatoğlu>
IBAN: <TR800006400000111810420052>


2) USD/United States Dollar Account (through bank EFT):

Bank Name: <Turkiye Is Bankasi>
Branch: <Camlica>, Branch No: <1181>, Account No: <0499056>
Recipient name and last name: <Semanur Tatoğlu>
IBAN: <TR610006400000211810499056>

SWIFT BIC Code: <ISBKTRIS>


3) Payment via credit card is only available outside of Turkey. Click button to pay contribution fee: 

Contribution Fee

 

*If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work. The review process begins after receiving the fee and transaction document. The manager will manually record receipt of a user's payment (outside of this software).

 

Manuscript Templates

  1. Download one the following manuscript template file for article in ENGLISH or NON-ENGLISH languages to your desktop
  2. Copy your article text and paste into the file
  3. Check and correct if any original template format is missing
  4. Upload your manuscript word file in submission process "step 2"

Download the following manuscript template for articles in ENGLISH* language only: 

* İngilizce makalenizi yukarıdaki word şablonuna kopyalayarak başvurunun 2. adımında yükleyiniz.


Download the following manuscript template for articles in non-English (TURKISH**, PORTUGUES, FRENCH, etc.) language only:

** Türkçe makalenizi yukarıdaki word şablonuna kopyalayarak başvurunun ikinci adımında yükleyiniz. Dergi makale yazım kuralları bu şablonda açıklanmaktadır.

 

Retraction Policy

During review:

Submission cannot be retracted during review process by its author(s). Because journal staffs, reviewers and editors spend lots of entelectuall labor and its reward will be lost. Legal reasons are excluded.

Published articles:

If an unethical issue detected, the article text will be removed from table of content page, and instead, publish an explanation of the case in the summary page of the article. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

 

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Journal of Human Sciences (JHS) / İnsan Bilimleri Dergisi (İBD) follows the Code of Conduct as defined by the Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE).Those codes are expected ethical behaviors, standarts and duties of all parties involved who are Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Publisher.

Editors:

Editors evaluate submissions exclusively on the basis of their academic merit and protect individual data and confidentiality of submisions. They are responsible for publication requirements, review process and publication decision. Editor cannot be one of two required reviewers for a submission under her/his editorship.

Section Editor will be replaced if there is any reason between Author and Section Editor such as hostile, administrative case, benefit or investigation, etc. that prevent doing review job objectively.

Reviewers:

Reviewers assist the editor in making editorial decisions by filling article assessment form for assigned submissions. Promptness, confidentiality, standarts of objectivity, acknowledgement of sources, disclosure and conflict of interest are expected in their peer review works.

Authors:

Authors are expected scientific and ethical standarts, data access and retention, originality and plagiarism, multiple, redundant or concurrent publication, acknowledgement of sources, authorship of the paper, hazards and human or animal subjects, disclosure and conflicts of interest and fundamental errors in published works.