FAQ

What are the scope of JHI?

The journal publishes research papers in the fields of humanities and social science such as anthropology, business studies, communication studies, corporate governance, criminology, crosscultural studies, demography, development studies, economics, education, ethics, geography, history, industrial relations, information science, international relations, law, linguistics, library science, media studies, methodology, philosophy, political science, population Studies, psychology, public administration, sociology, social welfare, linguistics, literature, paralegal, performing arts (music, theatre & dance), religious studies, visual arts, women studies and so on.

What is JHI peer-review policy?

Journal of Humanities Insights is open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by BSK Scientific Research Group. Articles submitted to JHI are usually sent out to peer reviewers, although submissions that are out of scope for the journal or are of an unacceptably low standard may be rejected without review. Potentially suitable manuscripts will generally be reviewed by at least two experts in the field with the aim of reaching a first decision as soon as possible.

Can authors do share their offprint with others?

Authors (both corresponding and co-authors) have the full right to disseminate the PDF offprint of their journal article(s) to their research colleagues and research organizations.

Is JHI open access journal?

Yes, it is. Open access publications are available freely available and permanently in the website of JHI, in which one can download the articles at any time and by anyone with an internet connection. If the author/editor is properly acknowledged then one can do unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium are permitted. In order to increase the visibility of authors work, open access has provided tremendous support to both authors and science institutions. Authors can retain copyright and do rapid publication.

What is your reference style in your journal?

We use the Vancouver style for our references in all published papers. Please refer to Guide for Author for more information. We recommend EndNote for entering references into your manuscript.

Do you have processing charge for publication in your journal?

The authors never pay any charges for submission, article processing, and publication and JHI is free of charge.

What happens if authors don’t respond to their My Publication email on time?

Authors will receive a reminder mail after a few days. The editorial office will process authors article as soon as the editorial office have received the necessary information from authors, and proofs will be sent to authors once the My Publication process has been completed.

When can authors expect their page proofs?

Page proofs will reach to authors approximately 2 weeks after finishing the Publication process. Authors’ paper will then be released into the system and the paper will be typeset. Authors will receive PDF proofs of their paper shortly thereafter. At that time authors will have the opportunity to submit their corrections to the typesetter.

How long will it take to get the first response regarding submission?

The initial review of papers about scope and plagiarism check of the paper will perform for three days. After that, the editor-in-chief will send the paper to two proper reviewers for doing a blind review. JHI normally response to submitted papers after 3 weeks.

Can authors change the content of their article during the review process?

Yes, they can. Authors can do make changes during the proof process, which starts after the authors have completed the my publication process.

How can I change my personal or institutional details?

You should go to the sent link in your email and after having clicked the link provided, you can change all of their account details. After having changed their address, use the link from the email again to go back to the “My Publication” pages.

How can I correct the name of the author with incorrect spell?

At the proof stage, one can do any changes that would like to have made. The typesetter carries out corrections before an article is published online. Please note that changes are no longer possible after publication.

What will be happened if there is a conflict of interest?

This is author responsible to check the conflict of interests regarding their paper. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers. In such a case a reviewer should contact the editor and excuse himself / herself from the review process for that particular paper.

What happens if the language, grammar or structure of the paper is not proper?

JHI encourages authors to double verify the grammatical corrections before being submitted to the editorial office. Before assigning the submitted manuscript by the authors to the reviewers, editorial office ensures that manuscript with very poor English is not sent to reviewers. However, a paper with poor English and with the errors, the paper should be returned to the editor with the request that the authors have the material edited for content before re-submitting it for peer review.

Do you get any fee for a conference paper or a special issue?

Publication of conference proceedings and special issues are free-of-cost. JHI service to the scientific community furthering the journal's mission to preserve and disseminate scientific knowledge.

Should we send copyright form along with manuscript or we can send it later?

Copyright forms shall be submitted by corresponding author at the time of submission of manuscript.

How often does the journal get published?

The JHI is published quarterly.

How to retrieve the forgotten my password?

From “jhumanities.net” page, click on the “Log in” link in the upper right corner of your screen. Then click on the “forgot password” link in the sign-in box that appears. A reset password link will be sent to the e-mail address associated with account and information for resetting the password. By clicking on the reset password link, a new password will be generated automatically and sent to concerned email address.

What happens if one review conflicts with that of another reviewer?

The final decision of whether to accept or reject a particular manuscript lies with the Editor-in-chief or assigning Editor. The editor will weigh both views and may call for a third opinion or ask the author for a revised paper before making a decision.

Will the author(s) see the reviewers’ comments?

The authors will only see the comments, if reviewers have made that are specific to the author, else the assigning editor will submit the comments given by the reviewer to authors through online editorial system.