Specific proposals for Special Issues from potential Guest Editors have to be submitted to the Editorial Committee of the TBEAH journal for them to be considered. These proposals can be emailed to the Managing Editor of the Editorial Committee at TBEAH.
As soon as these proposals are received, they will be reviewed by both the Managing Editor and the Editor-in-Chief of TBEAH, who are also likely to recommend some basic adjustments and tweaks that need to be made, so that the proposals align with the standards, scope, and objectives of the TBEAH journal.
Every proposal for a Special Issue that is submitted for consideration by the Editorial Committee at the TBEAH journal is required to contain the following information -
Upon the approval of the proposal for a Special Issue of the TBEAH journal, Guest Editors will be required to iron out and confirm specifics such as -
promptly. Guest Editors will also have to get in touch with the authors of all the proposed articles that will be included in the Special Issue and relay information on all the finalized deadlines for each process.
Every manuscript that is submitted to be considered for publication in a Special Issue of the TBEAH journal must be subject to a meticulous and thorough double peer-review process.
It is the responsibility of the Guest Editors of the proposed Special Issue to ensure that all of the quality criteria and standards of the TBEAH journal are met. If absolutely necessary, a Guest Editor can also offer assistance as one of the reviewers of submitted manuscripts for the Special Issue.
As far as the criteria for the selection of reviews is concerned, the same criteria that apply to reviewers for regular issues of the TBEAH journal, also apply for Special Issues. These criteria include -
Every manuscript that is submitted to the TBEAH journal to be considered for publication (whether in a regular issue or a special issue), is subject to mandatory screening for plagiarism. This process is carried out using a highly advanced plagiarism detection tool called 'Turnitin'. As soon as the tool completes evaluating a manuscript, it produces a detailed plagiarism report detailing every part of the manuscript that contains duplications and resemblances to articles that have been published earlier.
Upon the acceptance of all prospective articles for the proposed Special Issue of the TBEAH journal, the following obligatory requirements are to be met by the Guest Editor(s).
The 'Scanning The Issue' section of a Special Issue of the TBEAH journal, is written by the Guest Editor(s). This section is meant to serve as an introduction of the issue to the readers and should typically -