Special Issues are an important component of UbiCC Journal. They deal with more focused topics with high current interest falling within the scope of the journal in which they are published. They should be organized by recognized experts in the area and attract articles of the highest quality. Special Issue proposals are welcome at any time during the year, and should be submitted to .
Proposals for Special Issues should be submitted by the Guest Editorial Team (1 Lead Guest Editor and 2-3 Guest Editors) and should include the following:
The journal for which the Special Issue is intended
A suggested title for the Special Issue (should not exceed 10 words)
Proposed Aims and Scope, giving an overview of the Special Issue's intended focus and a list of the topics to be covered
A list of the Guest Editorial Team including their names, emails, affiliations
A proposed timeline and schedule which includes:
+ Deadline for submission (3-6 months from the initial Call-for-Papers)
+ First round of review (3 months after submission deadline)
+ Tentative publication date (3 months after the first round of review)
All proposals are subject to approval by the journal following a discussion of the proposed Special Issue among the journal's Editorial Board. If approved, a Call-for-Papers for the Special Issue will be issued and posted online. Special Issue Guidelines with full details of the editorial workflow are available on individual journal web sites.
Special Issues are made freely available online to all interested readers leading to the maximum possible dissemination and recognition within the scientific community. Special Issues can be viewed and downloaded on the individual article level, but are also available in an edited volume format as a single PDF published with a custom cover. They are also made available in print for all readers interested in a print edition.
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