| ABOUT JOURNAL
|FOCUS & SCOPE|
|PEER REVIEW PROCESS|
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
All manuscripts submitted to this journal (Journal of Innovative Counseling : Theory, Practice & Research) must follow Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfil scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal.
The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor and must be free from plagiarism contents, the maximum limit of similarity is 20%. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection softaware to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin or iThenticate to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using a Turnitin software.
Every submitted paper will be reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double-blind review method). Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references. The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses, hopefully in 5 weeks.
Board if required for consideration) according to reviewers critical comments. The final decision of manuscript is solely based on the Editor and Editorial Board final review which considering peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by Reviewer).
Publication of accepted articles including the assigning the article to published issue will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.