Journal and Conference Submission Review Policy,
Acceptance Rates, and Indices

Journals:

All SITE journal manuscripts are peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers, and usually three reviewers, of the journal's international Editorial Review Board of experts in fields specifically matching the journal topics. Papers are reviewed, double-blind, in full publishable form; no journal manuscripts are accepted based only upon submission of an abstract. Reviewers are required to provide the author with comments intended to improve the content, style, and other issues which should improve the quality of the article.

Submission evaluation criteria:

  1. Value or usefulness to field or profession.
  2. Adequacy of design/accuracy of analysis.
  3. Presentation and interpretation of findings, discussion, and conclusions.
  4. Inclusion of appropriate implications for practice and/or policy.
  5. Important and timely.
  6. Consistency with existing literature.
  7. Overall clarity of ideas and expression.
  8. References to relevant existing work.
  9. Grammatical construction; writing style; use of non-sexist language.

Acceptance rate: The acceptance rate for SITE journals is 10-19%.

Indexing: SITE journals are listed in most international citation indexes.

Conferences:

SITE conference submissions are peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers, and usually three reviewers, who are members the conference's international Program Committee of experts in fields specifically matching the conference topics. Papers are subject to a double-blind review. Reviewers are required to provide the author with comments intended to improve the content, style, and other issues which should improve the quality of the article.

If the review results are not clear, at least two members of the conference's Program Committee decide whether a paper can be accepted or not, and in which presentation category.

A review of all papers receiving high review scores is undertaken by all the members of the conference Board to nominate outstanding paper awards.

Submission evaluation criteria:

  1. Potential value/impact of research or developments
  2. Relevance to conference
  3. Originality
  4. Style: Clarity, Length, Originality, Etc.

Acceptance rate: The acceptance rate for SITE conferences is 25-39%.

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