Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS) is a peer reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary, cross-national journal that is committed to scholarly excellence in the field of research about and services for children, youth, families and their communities.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Letters to the Editor

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Literature Reviews

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Reports

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Briefing Papers

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Position Papers

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Conference Papers

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Keynote Address

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Pre-Conference Roundtable Discussion

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All original research and feature articles are reviewed by two members of the Editorial Advisory Team using a double blind reviewing process.

Each submitted manuscript is evaluated on the following basis:

  • The originality of its contribution to the field of
  • The soundness of its theory and methodology given the topic
  • The coherence of its analysis
  • Its ability to communicate to readers (grammar and style)

 

Publication Frequency

The International Journal of Child, Youth & Family Studies journal is pubished four times a year (January, April, July and October).

 

Open Access Policy

The International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies is published under the Open Access model (Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported license) and is therefore free for anybody to read and download, and to copy and disseminate for educational purposes. Articles will be posted online immediately as they are ready for publication.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 


International Journal of Child, Youth & Family Studies
ISSN
(online) 1920-7298
© University of Victoria

 

This journal is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported license.