The aim of founding IGWEBUIKE: AN AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES is to make it a world class academic journal with a global brand that would thrive on standard, quality and originality. It is published quarterly with a maximum of ten (10) articles including book reviews in each volume. Articles are welcomed from any of the following areas: Anthropology, cross-cultural studies, education, ethics, history, international relations, law, linguistics, methodology, philosophy, political science, population Studies, psychology, sociology, social welfare, literature, performing arts (music, theatre & dance), religious studies, visual arts, women studies etc. It would be preferred if articles for publication address issues from an African perspective.
All manuscripts must be original (hence, not under consideration anywhere) and submitted to the editor in MS word format via e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. The entire work can range from two to fifty double-spaced pages with a concise title, abstract, and a standard scholarly citation: do not place page numbers or paper title (on each page) on the manuscript; articles (or parts of articles) in English and French will be considered. All submissions must list the author's current affiliation and contact points (location, e-mail address, etc.). Regarding REFERENCING style, APA is the preferred style. Camera ready manuscripts will receive first preference in the publishing cycle. All manuscripts are peer-reviewed and those approved by the editorial board will be published.
Generally, Editors should be able to reach a decision including recommending corrections if any or acceptance of any paper within two weeks of receipt which is communicated to the author subsequently. Authors are, therefore, advised to avoid needless correspondences. Contributors would receive a copy of the journal but additional copies may be obtained at the normal price. All correspondences including subscription and sponsorship to the Editor via: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through the e-mail to the editor at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A full double-blind refereeing process is used that comprises of the following steps.
Copyrights for articles published in IAAJAH are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.
If the paper is accepted for publication, author(s) will be asked to pay 100 USD for international contributors or 15,000 naira for national contributors as article publication fee in order to defray the operating costs. Waiver policy is not applicable. The payment method will be notified by the editor after the acceptance of the paper. Author(s) will be entitled to one copy of the printed journal with free of charge i.e. one printed copy is provided against one article disregarding the number of the authors. Authors can also get additional copies of the printed journal by paying 25 USD or its equivalent in Naira for each additional copy.