Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Information Technology and Language Studies (IJITLS) publishes and disseminates original research informed by information technology and language & literary studies. This interdisciplinary journal focuses on the exchange of relevant research results and presents practical experiences of scholars’ practice in authentic contexts. The aim of the journal is to publish original articles dealing with quantitative and qualitative research.  Review essays and short reviews are also published. The language medium is English and the target audience of the journal is scholars and students in the fields of Information Technology and language and literary studies. 

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Information Technology:

· Technology & COVID-19
· Knowledge management
· Internet applications
· Mobile computing and applications
· ICT in education
· Data mining & Big data
· Natural language processing
· Machine Learning
· Computer Systems Security
· Internet of Things (IoT)
· Smart cities
· Technology management
· Artificial intelligence
· Data science
· Human-computer interaction
· Wearable technology
· Software engineering
· Cybersecurity

Language and Literary Studies:

· Language and culture
· Language and gender
· Language and discourse
· Language and power
· Literary research methods
· Literary discourse
· British and American Literature
· Studies in trauma literature
· African literature
· Film and literature
· World Literature
· Media studies
· Advertising and propaganda
· Communicative strategies
· Discourse analysis
· Translation and Interpretation
· Sociolinguistics
· Applied linguistics


 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The submitted papers should be original, unpublished, and not in consideration for publication elsewhere at the time of submission to IJITLS. All paper submissions will be refereed in a double-blind review process by at least two international reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area.

 

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.

 

Publication Frequency

The publication frequency of the IJITLS journal is 3 times a year. This is in addition to special issues dealing with particular themes. 

 

Reviewers' Duties

  • Judgments should be objective.
  • Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research and/or the research funders.
  • Reviewers should point out relevant published work that is not cited.
  • Reviewed articles should be treated confidentially.
  • Reviewers should maintain the confidentiality of the review process.
  • Reviewers should immediately alert the journal editor of any real or potential competing interest that could affect the impartiality of their review and decline to review when appropriate.
  • Reviewers should conduct themselves fairly and impartially. 

 

Authors' Duties

IJITLS encourages:
  • Academic writing standards.
  • Data Access and Retention.
  • Originality.
  • Acknowledgement of Sources.
  • Authorship of the Paper.
  • Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest.
IJITLS discourages:
  • Plagiarism.
  • Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication.
  • Fundamental errors in published work.
  • English Language mistakes.

 

Journal Publisher

Journal Publisher: International Journal of Information Technology and Language Studies (IJITLS).

Address: United Arab of Emirates.