Specific proposals for Special Issues from potential Guest Editors need to be submitted to the Editorial Committee of the TTASSH journal for them to be considered. These proposals can be emailed to the Managing Editor of the Editorial Committee at TTASSH.
As soon as these proposals are received, they will be reviewed by the Managing Editor and the Editor-in-Chief of TTASSH, who are 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 TTASSH journal.
Every proposal for a Special Issue that is submitted for consideration by the Editorial Committee at the TTASSH journal is required to contain the following information:-
Upon the approval of the proposal for a Special Issue of the TTASSH journal, Guest Editors would be required to iron out and confirm specifics such as:-
Guest Editors would also need to get in touch with the authors of all the proposed articles that would 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 TTASSH 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 TTASSH journal are met. In absolute necessity, a Guest Editor may 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 TTASSH journal, also apply for Special Issues. The criteria includes: -
Every manuscript that is submitted to the TTASSH 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 TTASSH 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 TTASSH 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 -