Want to Submit New Journal Proposal?
Ensure you state the following in your proposal:
Aims and scope of the New Journal:
Who is it for, at what intellectual level and what disciplines?
What disciplines or sub-disciplines will be covered?
Rationale for the journal (why the journal is needed), How will the journal relate to relevant existing journals in Africa, Europe and the United States and what will your journal offer that has not been offered?
Potential and business model (open access or subscription)
Frequency of Publication (Monthly, Quarterly etc)
Journal Contact information
How would you receive contributions from other countries?
Source of funding for the Publication
Language(s) of the journal
Editorial board and administration: who would you invite to be members of the editorial board? How do you propose to handle the administration of the journal and what role, if any, do you see the editorial board as playing in this process?
What will be the balance between theoretical, empirical/research based and 'practice-oriented' papers. What type of papers would publish? Book reviews, review essays, special thematic issues, translations of articles not yet translated into English, research papers etc.?
When will your first issue be released?
Send your proposal as an MS Word attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org