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Guidelines & Forms for Special Issues


Please read the guidelines below and submit the completed forms.


1. GUIDELINES on Pertanika's Special Issue (for guest editor)
Provides information on the following:
  • General Facts
  • FAQ

  • 2. Special Issue AGREEMENT (Form 6a)
    Contains the following items:
  • Information on the Conference & Guest Editor
  • Agreement (to be signed & submitted by the Guest Editor)

  • 3. ORIGINALITY Check Report (to be submitted by the Guest Editor for each

    All submitted manuscripts must be in the acceptable similarity index range:
    < 30%� PASS; 30-40%� RESUBMIT MS; > 40%� REJECT.


    REVIEWER Information (Form 6b)
    The Guest Editor must provide full information on reviewers appointed for each manuscript.
    A minimum of two reviewers, of which, at least one must be an external reviewer.


    Manuscript Reviewing GUIDE
    (for reviewers)

    This GUIDE contains the following items:

    Pertanika Review process
    Reviewer's Guidelines for Article Evaluation


    Manuscript Reviewing KIT
    (special issues)

    This KIT contains the following item:

    Manuscript Reviewing (Comments form).


    (special issues)

    Must be signed and submitted by the guest editor for each manuscript.

    Final Acceptance or Rejection of Manuscript for Publication.


    Pertanika Fact-sheet


    Authors are advised to read our INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS before
    preparing your manuscript for submission.                                                      

    You may also read "About the Journal". Visit our website at

    Manuscript Submission

    Authors should read the 'Manuscript Submission Guide' thoroughly before submitting their article to Pertanika using the 'Manuscript Submission Kit'.


    1.Manuscript Submission GUIDE

    This GUIDE contains the following items:

    Sample of a Cover Letter
    Important Information Sheet
    Reference List for Scope of the Journal (JTAS, JST, JSSH).
    2.Manuscript Submission KIT(special issues)

    This KIT contains the following items:

    Classification of Subject Area
    Declaration Form.
    3.Copyright Agreement
    This form must be duly signed and completed by the submitting author.

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