We would like to invite you to contribute special issue into any of the journals offered by goniv Publication.
ORGANISE A SPECIAL ISSUE
The Scope of Publications
The goniv Journal aims to encourage, academic members, authors, researchers, and conference organizers to put together a special issue of the goniv on the selected current topics of interest.
To organise a special issue of goniv, please prepare and submit a proposal using the following guidelines and the online special issue proposal form, alternatively you may prepare your proposal (in PDF) and email direct to Editor-in-Chief.
After your proposal has been received, the Editorial Board Members will review it and assess the needs of the journal, the Editorial Board Members will determine whether to accept/revise/decline your proposal.
Minimum two guest editors would be required to organise a special issue. Not all from the same institution.
Normally 10 to 14 peer reviewed papers per one special issue are required, the number of pages of each paper shouldn't exceed 10-pages (double column page), however it could reach maximum 12-pages per paper if it is so necessary
For conference organisers, the special issue may comprise of best selected papers, however extended versions (with complete results) of these papers would be required subject to another peer review acceptance/rejection process. Please note that case number of best papers exceeds the limit of 6 papers per one special issue, multiple special issues classified by context/theme would be possible.
The special issue must reflect an international collaboration. Therefore, no more than two papers from a particular country/institution permitted, unless it is justified by guest editors and authorised in advance by goniv editors. This is also applicable to a particular conference, where the conference organiser has already selected papers.
Guest Editors Duties
Guest editors responsibilities are:
Preparing call for papers to send/public announce to authors with a copy sent to Editors of the goniv. where It will be also announced on IJCNS and their Sister concern web.
Direct contact with potential authors, and issue invitations. In the case of a conference, invitations to be issued to the best papers presented at that venue.
Ensuring that all papers are reviewed by at least 3 reviewers. The goniv review form must be used, which can be obtained from the goniv editors.
Copy of all review reports must accompany each finally accepted paper sent to goniv
Ensure that the final versions of the accepted papers are in the format required by goniv.
Submit all the final versions of all accepted papers, in the format required, at least 15 days before the agreed final publishing.
Ensure that all authors complete, sign and return transfer of copyright transfer forms. These need to be posted at soonest to the publisher of goniv.
Preparing the proposal
Prepare a complete proposal covering the following details:
Title of the special issue (avoid using broad scope titles, more specific titles are recommended)
One page description of the proposed special issue with the following elements:
Motivations and objectives of this special issue.
Technical overview of the topic showing its relevance and importance (this may include a short but intensive review of literature)
What are the technical/technological/theoretical issues to be addressed by this special issue.
Scope of the special issue, this is a list of classified topics of interest that will be announced in a call for paper/invitations to authors.
Provisional dates as it will appear on your call for papers/invitations to authors (the Time Table), please note that dates may be amended by goniv as necessary:
Manuscript Due Date: (the deadline to receive all submissions)
Acceptance Notification Date: (the date you send acceptance/proviosnal Acceptance/major revisions/rejection notifications to authors)
Final Manuscript Due Date: (the deadline to receive finaly revised submissions)
Publications Date: (the publication date of this special issue).
Editing a “Successful” Special Issue
Once a proposal has been approved in principle by the Editor-in-Chief, it is the responsibility of the Guest Editor(s) to deliver the soft copy of entire issue to goniv journals within the agreed time-scale. Guest Editors must organize a double-blind reviewing process for all papers submitted for inclusion in the special issue, so as to:
• Identify those papers to be finally included in the special issue
• Strengthen these papers, so as to ensure the highest possible standards for the issue.
The editors of goniv journals require to see copies of all correspondence between reviewers and Guest Editors at the time that the completed draft of the special issue is submitted to goniv journals.
Guest Editors should keep the editor-in-chief of goniv journals informed by e-mail of progress in preparing the special issue and in particular alert them in advance if agreed deadlines are likely to slip.
Once the final selection of papers has been made and final versions (as per goniv format guidelines) of all these have been received, the Guest Editors should send electronic copies (e-mail attachment / soft copy in CD) to Editor-in-Chief. At the same time, they should send soft copies of the correspondence with reviewers to the Editor-in-chief.
The editor-in-chief of goniv journals will then check the quality of the issue before forwarding it to Press for publication. The Editors reserve the right to request a third review of papers and, if necessary, to request modifications to an issue before approving it for publication. However, the procedures set out above are designed to minimize the need for such measures.
To defray the online publication charges, special issue (conference) organizer(s) are requested to contribute in the online publication and Hardcopy cost of their goniv journal’s special issue. The details should be requested from the Editor-in-chief.
For more details contact Editor-in-Chief.
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL ISSUES
1. Applicant First Name :
( the principle corresponding guest
editor of this special issue)
2. Applicant Last Name :
3. Affiliation :
4. Title/ Position :
5. Address for Communication :
(with ZIP/ Pincode)
6. Phone No. (including country code) :
7. Fax No. (including country code) :
8. Email Address :
9. Institution/College: web/ URL :
10. Title of the Special Issue :
11. How many paper expected (Approx) :
12. How many paper accept for
Publish in the int. Journal ( Approx.) :
13. Expected Hardcopies of journal : _______Nos.
Signature and Seal of Convenor