Publication Ethics & Malpractice Statement
The "American Journal of Islam and Society" (AJIS) is committed to maintaining the highest standards of publication ethics following guidelines that are fully consistent with the COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice Guidelines and the COPE Code of Conduct.
All published articles in the American Journal of Islam and Society (AJIS) undergo a rigorous peer-review process based on an initial screening from the editors and two blind peer reviews.
The blind peer review/publication process includes:
- The Author writes a research manuscript and submits it online through the "Open Journal Systems"
- The Editors do the initial screening and assign scholars in their area of expertise for blind reviews
- The Reviewers review the manuscript according to the guidelines provided and verify the quality of the research
- The Reviewers return the manuscript to the Editors with a recommendation to reject, revise or accept it
- The Editors draft a decision and send it to the Author with the Reviewers' feedback
- The Author implements the recommended changes and sends it back to the Editors
- The Editors make a final decision to either reject it or send it to publication