Enliven Archive efforts to segregate the research content in most efficient way that shall reach readers without much effort. In this stance, journals support special issues apart from regular monthly issues.
Enliven Archive publishes issues in unique research field that shall facilitate both authors and readers in managing and finding the content.
Editorial board members and/or guest editors handle the special issues. One or more than one editors can handle single special issue. Editors can send special issue proposals based on their research interests. The proposals include specific points to be discussed viz.,
Editors may recommend any other professionals in the same field to handle the special issue. Journal highlights the details of the editors on the website after authenticating the special issue prospectuses. Enliven Archive journals accepts and review the guest editor special issue proposals with the criteria of the journal.
Every special issue should have a unique and meaningful proposed title to let the authors and readers understand the articles the issue deals. Enliven Archive advices to have the special issue title in reach of editors’ research interest to allow transparent articles flow.
Special issue handling editors should clearly state the deadline for submitting the manuscripts based on the plan to publish the issue. Maintaining the time gap for peer review and revisions will let the editors to fix the deadlines for the submitting manuscripts.
Special issue editors will define the issue and propose a suitable date to publish the special issue. According to the proposed issue publishing date, editors will be processing the submissions. Editors have authority to extend any of the dates as per the feasibility.
Editors need to prepare a brief synopsis enlightening the issue details, scope of the special issue, importance of special issue for the journal, and possible rules to mould the submissions. Synopsis conveys entire details of the special issue.
Enliven Archive journals treats special issues as driving forces for many research seekers and hence special issue editors have certain responsibilities to achieve the mission of coining special issues.
• Proposing meaningful special issue title
• Proposing reasonable special issue submission and publishing deadlines
• Preparing detailed and informative synopsis
• Recommending alternative editors, if required
• Gathering the special issue contributors from peers and colleagues
• Conducting peer review process for the special issue submissions
• Show casing the special issues to targeted research communities
• Altering the proposed special issue norms as per requirement
• Publishing the multiple special issues in parts based on the submission flow