AJODL Review Process

The journal exercise double-blind peer review process. All articles are reviewed by at least two external reviewers. The Editor-in-Chief appoints two from the Editorial Board Members. The Editor-in-Chief may appoint reviewers other than the Editorial Board Members if necessary. The nominated reviewers must review articles based on the given guideline. Once the review process is complete, the editing process will commence, followed by desktop publishing, proof of copies and online publishing.
 

Guideline for Reviewers
Should you accept the role of a reviewer for the AJODL, you are expected to submit the review feedback within 2 weeks. Your review feedback must be type-written using single-spaced Times New Roman font 12. It must be written in supportive, constructive and fair manner using not less than 200 words. The feedback must consist:

  • Acceptance, conditional acceptance or rejection of the reviewed article.

  • The above must be supported by objective and concrete comments describing the strengths and the weakness of the article.

  • Thoughtful review comments that justifies the decision.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Editor-in-Chief (This position is to be rotated among the Publication Committee Chairpersons)

  • Establish and maintain a good network with collaborating partners and others

  • Nominate reviewers

Publication Committee Chairperson

  • To act as Editor-in-Chief

  • Approve the final proof

Editorial Board Member or a Nominated Peer Reviewer

  • Read, evaluate and edit articles submitted for publication.

  • Verify facts, statistics and referencing.

  • Issue article acceptance or rejection.

Managing Editor:  Dr. Thirumeni Subramaniam

  • Review received articles (Pre-screen)

  • Manage editorial efforts related to the improvement of the publication by ensuring articles are readable.

  • Proof read articles before publishing.

Language Editor: External

  • Edit articles to improve the use of language

  • Eliminate language errors

Managing Executive: Ms Ruhil Imal Mustafa

  • Ensure adherence to deadlines

  • Arrange for copyright permissions from authors.

  • Desktop publishing

Online Publisher: Mr Saiful Amir Ramali (Webmaster)

  • Uploading of Publication

  • Maintenance of the site