Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Encourage and publish research articles in the fields of English language, applied English linguistics, theoretical English linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, comparative linguistics, and dialectology.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

 

Publication Frequency

Semiannual, published in June and December

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Indexes

CNKI

ERA

EuroPub

Google Scholar

Lockss

PKP Open Archives Harvester

Publons

RePEc

ResearchGate

ROAD

Scilit

SHERPA/RoMEO

The Standard Periodical Directory

 

Journal Metrics

h-index (December 2021): 16

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar.

h-index is the largest number h such that h publications have at least h citations.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations

i10-index (December 2021): 41

i10-index is the number of publications with at least 10 citations.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations

h5-index (December 2021): N/A  

h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2016-2020 have at least h citations each.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Metrics

h5-median (December 2021): N/A 

h5-median for a publication is the median number of citations for the articles that make up its h5-index.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Metrics

 

 

Statistics

2021: Articles Received: 36; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 18; Published: 14; Retracted: 0

2020: Articles Received: 62; Accepted: 30; Rejected: 30; Published: 20; Retracted: 1

2019: Articles Received: 105; Accepted: 42; Rejected: 62; Published: 21; Retracted: 1

2018: Articles Received: 107; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 46; Published: 22; Retracted: 0

2017: Articles Received: 107; Accepted: 69; Rejected: 39; Published: 29; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 119; Accepted: 70; Rejected: 41; Published: 26; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 92; Accepted: 58; Rejected: 30; Published: 22; Retracted: 0

 

Special Issue

If you are interested to work together with the Editorial Office to publish a Special Issue, please contact us for the details. (Email: elr@sciedupress.com)

You may keep the following points in mind before contacting us:

1. Generally, we will publish 8-30 articles in one issue. If you collect less than the required number of articles, we suggest you publish them in the regular issue instead of a special issue.
2. All the articles should be peer-reviewed. You may nominate guest editors and reviewers for the special issue. However, we can also assign our reviewers, depending on your needs and requests.
3. The publication schedule should be discussed with the editorial assistant.
4. You will be asked to pay an article processing charge of 300USD once the papers are accepted for publication. To avoid confusion and ensure fairness among customers, we do not waive or reduce fees/charges.
5. After the publication, we will provide you with a free e-journal in PDF. You may also apply for free copies of the printed journals.