Nordic Journal of Transitions, Careers and Guidance is inviting proposals for special issues for 2023 and 2024. The journal expects to publish 3 special issues during this period. Special issue proposals should focus on an area that falls within the scope of the journal and should be of relevance to a wide readership. Special Issue articles should consist of original work.
Guidelines for Special Issue Proposals
Proposals can be submitted in two different forms:
1: A detailed formal proposal
A full detailed proposal, reflecting research at an advanced stage, with details of contributors, provisional titles and abstracts of the proposed articles This proposal format (maximum 7 pages) must contain:
2: A proposal for a Special Issue Call for Papers
A well-developed open ‘call for papers’ type of proposal that can be further publicised to attract new paper submissions to a specific theme or topic. This proposal format (maximum 3 pages) must contain:
A special issue will normally contain 6-8 articles, all of which will be peer reviewed. All special issues must receive intial approval from NJTCG before the papers are submitted. Guest Editors are expected to oversee the peer review process for the Special Issue, final acceptance approval for each paper will be given by a NJTCG Editor. In instances where special issue submissions are not successful in review, then the editors may decide to offer guest editors and authors the option of turning their special issue into a shorter special section in a regular issue, or to publish individual articles as stand-alone papers.
Posted on 01 Sep 2022