About the Journal
Focus and Scope
New Language Dimensions emphasizes on the publication of original articles as an academic network providing appealing and interdisciplinary discussions on literature, language and teaching. It is expected to reach out wider reader and writers, bringing the academic dialogue into multiple audiences both on the educational and manucfacturing levels.
Peer Review Process
New Language Dimensions is a double-peer-reviewed journal. It is committed to maintain a quality input. The article is expected to contribute to the academic advancement as well as gaining comprehension of the field. To achieve this aim, we occupy double-bind review. The identificantions of reviewer and author are put out of sight.
New Language Dimensions employs the following process of reviewing:
1. Preliminary assessment
In this step, the article will be screened by editor-in chief based on the journals scope and focus also minimum requirements of the publication. The article will also be checked for plagiarism. The minimum score of similarity is 20%, more than that the article will be rejected or asked to revise.
2. Reviewer appointment
The selected article will be passed on to the editors for reviewer selection. At least two reviewers are requested to review the article.
3. Peer review
In this stage, the reviewers will asses the article upon its conformity to the assesment rubric. Reviewers then give recommendations to the editor-in-chief.
4. Plagiarism Check
Editor will conduct plagiarism check using Turnitin to make sure that the submission is free from plagiarism.
5. Initial decision
Once the editor-in-chief accepts the recommendation from the reviewers, initial decision will be addressed to the author regarding to the publication of the article. There are three initial decisions for the article; either it is rejected, revised (minor and major) nor accepted with not revision.
The article which is accepted with revision, is returned to the author for proofreading. Author has one month to revise it. As soon as the article is submitted, it wil again review by the editor-in-chief to see whether the changes confrom to editors previous requests. It the article is not adequately revised, it will be returned to the author for further revision.
7. Final assessment
This stage determines whether the article is fully rejected or accepted. If the revision is deemed not adequate and does not conform to the standard of publication, the article is rejected.
Author has to once more check the article in terms of language and content. The author has to check its readibility without changing its content. Once it has been checked and improved, the author returned it to the editor-in-chief who will do final review final over the article.
The article is handled by the typesetter. The final draft will be returned to the author for final review and approval.
10. Issuing the article
The article is ready to publish.
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.