Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Intermedia International Peer-Reviewed E-Journal of Communication Sciences is an international peer-reviewed e-journal seeking to create a link between academicians from diverse disciplines working on communication field and academicians who already work on communication discipline.


 

E-Journal of Intermedia started its publication within and under the tutelage of Istanbul Commerce University, Faculty of Communication and Media and Communication Systems Departement in 2014.Intermedia as an international e-journal is aimed to be published twice per year in June and December via internet.

 

Our journal is an international peer-reviewed e-journal seeking to create a link between academicians from diverse disciplines working on communication field and academicians who already work on communication discipline. The advisory board of our journal is formed of arbiter academicians from different universities. The articles to be published in the journal are the ones who have successfuly completed an evaluation process.


 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Articles that are sent to be published are taken to examination by editorial board in terms of form and content. Articles that are settled to be published are sent to at least two referees. Authors are not informed about referees’ identities as well as referees are not informed about authors’ identities. Reports of the referees are classified. And they are undisclosed for three years. If two referees give negative opinion about article, it will not be published and it will not be returned to the authors. 

If referees give positive opinion, article is queued. If two referees give different opinions, article is send to a third one. According to third referee’s decision, editorial board places a final decision. In the case of referee expressing an opinion about revision, author(s) is/are asked to make the necessary corrections in one month at the latest. Authors can fulfill referees and Editorial Board’s critics and suggestions; if they do not agree with these suggestions, they should state with reasons. Articles, which need revision, will not be published unless they are corrected.

 

Publication Frequency

International Journal of Intermedia is publish twice per year in December and June.

 

 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

This journal does not charge any article submission or processing charges.

 

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...

 

Instruction for Authors

1. Studies should be written in MS Office; and they should include title, abstract, keywords, related scientific area main text (introduction, method, findings, discussion and result), references and if any, annexes. Look at the link.

2. In the first page the title of study has to be centered, and has to be written bold with capital letters, and 14 font sized with Calibri. On the right bottom of the title, degree of author(s), name, surname, institution information and city should be written with 9 font sized and centered; contact information and e-mail addresses should be footnoted in 9 font size.

3. Beneath the title and author(s) name(s), abstract with 150-200 words and at least three pieces at most five pieces key words should be written with 9 font sized Calibri. Explanations about authors and study or acknowledgements are written as footnotes.

4. After the title, abstracts and keywords are written, the first page has to start with Introduction. From introduction; text sections have to be justified alignment except graphics and tables, and written with 1cm spaced from paragraph indentation, and 10 font sized.

5. Text has to be written with A4 format, paragraph space has to be in the form of 0nk, 1,1 row pitch and with Calibri with 10 font sized. If necessary, footnotes may be written in 9-font size. Page setup has to be justified alignment 3.5 cm from top and bottom 2.5 cm from left and right.

6. Direct quotations should be placed in inverted commas; quotations less than 5 lines should be placed in line space, long quotations should be placed as block, with one row pitch and inside the text from left and right.

7. Chapter title and subtitle should be left aligned, and first letter has to be capital. Chapter titles – except Introduction and Result – should be numbered as 1, 2, 3 etc. Formulas and equations should be numbered from the beginning of study; numbers of formula and equation should be parenthesized and right-aligned in line. Tables, graphics, and shapes should be numbered in themselves from beginning to end (Table 1:, Graphic 1:, etc.) and after colon, they must be named as first letter has to be capital and bold. Titles of tables, graphics, and shapes have to be top and centered. If tables, graphics, or shapes are quoted, source has to be stated in 9 font sized right bottom of it. Footnote and resources have to be suited to rules which are written in journal’s website.

8. References and citations within the texts should be prepared in the APA 6.0 format.