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International Journal of Language Studies

A Quarterly Journal of Applied Linguistics

ISSN: 2157-4898 | eISSN: 2157-4901

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Editor: Mohammad A. Salmani Nodoushan

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List of published papers

Guest Editors

Please be sure to read our Special Issue Protocol before you propose any special issues.

Guest editors do play a very important role in acquiring content and leading the review process for special issue publications. Applied linguists who are interested in editing a special issue of IJLS can become a guest editor in two ways:

  1. The journal may invite them as an expert in their specific field of research.
  2. They can submit a proposal for a special issue; the editor-in-chief will approve or reject it after consulting with the editorial board.
Special Issues

By default, a special issue is normally supposed to focus on a specific area of research that has a broad appeal and falls within the aims and the scopes of the journal. It also provides an excellent opportunity to:

The key benefits of a special issue include:

Duties of Guest Editors

The guest editor is responsible for ensuring that the peer-review process is fair and timely. This selection of papers should be based on the scientific quality of the content and the topic should clearly fall within the scope of the special issue of the journal.