Journal Policy

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. All articles published by JMIFR are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without costs. All interested readers can read, download, and/or print open access articles at no cost. All manuscripts are pre-reviewed by the editor, and if appropriate, sent for blind peer review. Contributions must be original, not previously or simultaneously published elsewhere, and are critically reviewed before they are published. 

 

ARTICLE PROCESSING CHARGE (APC)

The publication costs for the articles published in JMIFR are sponsored by the Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, so authors do not need to pay the Article Processing ChargĂ© (APC) following acceptance of their manuscript.

There is no charge for publication in the Journal of Health and Social Sciences. Moreover, there are no submission charges, page charges, or colour charges.

 

PEER REVIEW PROCESS

Manuscripts are subject to a double-blind review process and are reviewed by two independent reviewers, with the exception of papers invited for fast track publication that are reviewed by on independent reviewer. Decisions regarding the publication of a manuscript are based on the recommendations of these reviewers. Reviewers evaluate manuscripts based on their appropriateness for the journal, significance of contribution to the discipline, conceptual adequacy, technical adequacy, and clarity of presentation. Manuscripts of members of the journal team are subjected to the same review procedures.

 

COPYRIGHT

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party. Copyright of the accepted articles will not remain with author(s). Prior to publication of accepted article, author(s) will be asked to assign copyright to the JMIFR. All published articles in the journal are copyrighted to the JMIFR.