International Journal of Social Footprints IJSF is an open access, peer reviewed journal of social science which aims to facilitate the researchers in disseminating the outcome of their research and new advancements in social science research and publishes bi-yearly . The journal seeks to publish quality articles dealing with various fields of social science. The journal is published by the Department of Economics and Agricultural Economics of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi.

IJSF welcomes submission of manuscripts that meet general criteria of importance and scientific excellence. The manuscripts shall be published online depending on the time taken by the reviewers after acceptance. The contributors are requested to please read the Guidelines for Submission before submitting their manuscripts.

Publication Process

The publication process of IJSF is rapid. Soon after receiving the manuscript, an acknowledgment receipt is sent to the corresponding author within 24 hours and the manuscript is sent to the reviewers for blind peer reviewing. If improvements are suggested by the reviewer(s), the comments are communicated to the corresponding author of the manuscript. In other case, the manuscript is sent to the publication section for page proofs process. The page proofs, before final acceptance, are sent to the corresponding author for final approval. Major changes are not accepted in page proofs phase. Manuscript once submitted to the journal can be withdraw before reviewers, review the manuscript and send their report. After the review process is completed and paper is accepted, it cannot be published anywhere else.

Open Access Policy