Motto: Learn and Share in the Green Perspective
Literary Druid invites academic researchers, scholars, and authors to submit their original research articles and creative works to publish in the peer-reviewed international research journal. All papers will be peer-reviewed and published online with the available Pdf version. We maintain open access to all published research papers and other works.
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Literary Druid is an Open Access Journal because our journal is a publication model that enables the propagation of research articles to the global learned community without any mode of restriction through the internet. The Author/Author’s Institution/Research Funds should cover the publication costs. At the same time, the authors who publish in Literary Druid retain the copyright of their article. All of the articles published under open access and can be accessed by anyone with internet access with a suggestion THINK BEFORE PRINT to save trees and environment.
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The article published in the journal gives the author(s) of the article to retain the copyright of article. They may republish the article as part of a book or other materials. While reusing the published article, author(s) have to cite the original source of the publication. i.e. Cite that the article was originally published in the journal Literary Druid.
The articles published by the journal are licensed by Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ for clarification.
Literary Druid requires all authors to adhere to the ethical standards required for research writing. Specifically, the journal requires all authors to adhere to the ethical standards as prescribed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Promoting integrity in scholarly research and its publication | COPE: Committee on Publication Ethics. The publisher will take necessary steps for the research misconduct and research misconduct will be dealt in a professional manner to ensure justice to original research and publication ethics. If the journal finds any research delinquency that hinders research and academic publishing, the article will be retracted. For the sake of corrections in the article, it can be made with a request to the editor by mail. Retractions, corrections, clarifications and apologies will be taken into concern and the matter will be aptly done and announced. (Click to see full Statement - https://tinyurl.com/2p97fpju) Archival Policy: We deposit articles and full issues in Internet Archive for long-term preservation.
The person who does not meet authorship requirement as specified by the editorial policy or the elimination of a person who meets the requirement is a violation of ethical requirements of the journal and will be prosecuted in due of it. The author should take all responsibility if his/her work is found an intellectual theft and be the one to endure judicial prosecution.
All submissions to Literary Druid must be made electronically via the E-mail email@example.com to the editor.
Literary Druid publishes full-length research articles, book reviews, translations, creative writing and other authentic language and literary writings in English.
A full list of references in English is mandatory. Citation of the article should be in MLA style 8 for Literature studies, APA for scientific methods. The details of acknowledgement, conflict of interest and financial support should be given at the end of the article. The authors are obliged to provide details as per the checklist.
Initial to submission, ensure that your manuscript falls within the scope of the journal. All original works must be written in good English. Poorly written submissions will be rejected. Abstracts with keywords ought to be sent with the full paper for the peer-review process. The manuscripts should be prepared in Times New Roman, 12 font, single-line spacing not more than 6-12 pages. No numbering to Headings, Subheadings, Sections, and Subsections. Major headings ought to be in bold and block text (e.g INTRODUCTION). Utilize MLA Hand Book 8 for all sorts of research documentation.
The checklist is recommended to the author:
The manuscripts that are not properly formatted will be returned to the author before being reviewed.
All manuscripts are considered confidential and are authentically reviewed by members of the Board of Editors, invited editors, or invited reviewers. When a manuscript is submitted, the author will be intimated through the online letter pad. Then, plagiarism check is the next step. If the paper found guilty of plagiarism, it will be rejected. If accepted it will be sent for the double-blind peer-review process. The reviewers operate under strict guidelines provided by the journal. The author will be notified generally within four weeks after submission of the manuscript about the decision to accept, reject, or require modification. In case of modification, the corresponding author must submit the modified one within thirty days or withdraw the manuscript. The review report will be intimated to the authors for improvement of research in them and be kept confidential by the journal.
Literary Druid employs a meticulous peer review system. All submitted manuscripts will undergo a double-blind peer review process before publication (one International academician and one National academician).
The process consists of Pre-publication-Double blind peer review; Editors mediate the interactions between reviewers and authors; the Peer reviews are not published but kept as a document by the publisher; open access is given to all.
The reviewers will act objective to ensure the core quality of the journal. After the successful review every reviewer should extend their willingness that there is no conflict of interest. Reviewers are asked to point out relevant published work which is not yet cited in the article. They must keep the review process as confidential.
Plagiarism is not limited to the text only; it can involve any part of the manuscript, figures, and tables, in which it is copied without permission and proper attribution. in the same way, An author should not reuse his/her own formerly published work without acknowledgment. (text recycling- also known as self-plagiarism).
Literary Druid considers plagiarism a serious intellectual crime and offense. The manuscripts must be the original works of the author(s). The journal will follow the guidelines enunciated by COPE in alleged cases of plagiarism. The journal is committed to eliminating manuscripts with feasible cases of plagiarism from its review and publication process. The journal uses Plagiarism Checker X to check each manuscript for possible cases of plagiarism. Plagiarism check will be the first step in the manuscript review process. The Manuscripts that are found with similarity to other published works are immediately rejected.
Kindly refer to the link: (https://publicationethics.org/resources/flowcharts OR https://style.mla.org/plagiarism-and-academic-dishonesty/) to identify questionable writing practices and to avoid it.
Authors will be issued an Acceptance Certificate for manuscripts that have been reviewed and accepted for publication by the editor.
Authors are required to pay the manuscript fee after the manuscripts have been Peer-reviewed and accepted for publication (after getting the Acceptance Certificate) from the editor.
The fee is 3500 INR and is subjected to change according to the tax and economic fluctuation. Other Nationals calculate according to your nationality value of the prescribed INR. There is no charge for submission fee. Manuscripts should be submitted online to the editor firstname.lastname@example.org. The journal may grant waivers to deserving scholars. Note: In case the academician or the research scholar did not receive any grant from the institution, our parent Trust "Pandian Educational Trust" will bear the APC to three academcians and five research scholars in every issue. The benefitter ought to submit a letter from the institution's Research Supervisor/Head/Principal to the editor's mail. The research committee of the Trust will decide and intimate to the benefitter. Criteria: non-available of research funds/meritorious quality of the academician/scholar.
Once the proofs are received, the manuscripts are usually included in the next issue of the journal. Thereafter, it will be published on the journal’s website.
After publishing online, an e-copy of the journal will be sent to the corresponding author with links to the issue and article. Kindly print if it is needed for documentation because as our main scope is to avoid paper printing.
We will provide e-certificate of publishing to the corresponding person.
The fee for two year subscription is 3000 INR. It consists of the authentic certificate and e-metadata. An authentic certificate will be issued to the institution for subscription status. Moreover, the package consists of e-metadata of every issue, datasets, citation status and world wide visibility of the articles will be credited to the institution to promote and ensure research and publication ethics. Notifications will be send on this regard after every issue to the concerned library of the institution. If needed, hard copy may be provided to the institution which pay the subscription to get it as a record.
LITERARY DRUID is an online-only international journal, offers open access to all content online to foster research, learning and to preserve ecological values through ethical publishing. We publish three special issues per year and the special issues are included among the regular issues annually. In view of that, we aim for special issues that are likely to attract enough high-quality papers to justify by creating a dedicated issue on a particular topic.
A special issue is a collection of papers, organized and edited by the special issue editor, on a specific topic of critical importance. A special issue often has between 35- 70 papers. In extraordinary circumstances based on the response, a double issue is also possible. Papers are assumed to be in 6 to 12 pages in length - research methodology included.
If you are interested in leading a special issue, you should contact the editors'-in-chief to discuss whether the topic and particular timeline that you wish to propose. The following procedures should be followed for accepted special issues.
The Special Issue editor or editors have to provide email@example.com with the following information:
The following steps can all be done electronically.
Note: The Editors’-in-Chief will finalize the acceptance and publication of papers.
Notifications : Special Issue September 2021 - https://tinyurl.com/vrtbzk69