Instructions for authors

Contributors are asked to submit a full paper not exceeding 5000 words in length, including abstract, figures, references and appendices for a total of 10 pages, which have to be written in English, French, German or Italian. Title, abstract and keywords should be provided in English as well, regardless of the language of the article.

One researcher can author at most two articles per issue and there can be a maximum of four authors per article.

The paper must comply with the requirements explained in detail in the JLSP model paper. The author/s must follow the indications given or simply insert the text in that template.

The Editorial Board considers all full papers that are received by the established deadline. Academic researches, post-doctoral researches, PhD researches, case studies and work-in-progress are welcomed approaches.

When the full paper is submitted, it is double-blind reviewed by members of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Languages for Specific Purposes (JLSP) to ensure an adequate scientific standard, that the paper is of a suitable length, the standard of the language used is adequate and the paper is appropriately referenced. The double-blind review focuses on several issues intended to ensure that the paper is relevant to the JLPS goals and objectives, is of a sufficiently high quality to be accepted for publication in the JLPS.

After the double-blind reviewing process, the Editorial Board sends a notification e-mail of paper/s acceptance or rejection to the author/s. The author/s whose paper/s is/are accepted contains the notification of paper/s acceptance (with any requested changes after the double-blind reviewing process).

The papers accepted (after the double-blind review evaluation process) will be published in the Journal of Languages for Specific Purposes (JLSP), Oradea University Press. All published papers will be also available, with free full text access, on the site of the journal.

Open Access Statement

The Journal of Languages for Specific Purposes (JLSP) is committed to real and immediate open access for academic work. All of the JLSP’s articles are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no author charges prior to publication and no charge for any reader to download articles for their own scholarly use. The JLSP is free to all at any time. To facilitate this, the JLSP depends upon the support provided by the University of Oradea, Faculty of Economic Sciences, the goodwill of its editorial team and scientific board, and the continuing support of its network of peer reviewers.

Plagiarism and Copyright Policy

Articles submitted to JLSP must not have been published or be simultaneously under consideration for publication elsewhere. They must be original studies of the authors. The copyright of the content of all articles remains with the authors. This allows for the reproduction of articles, free of charge, for non-commercial use and with the appropriate citation information.

Before publication of each number, the authors to be published in that particular issue will sign a Copyright Statement, thereby undertaking full responsibility regarding the originality and copyright of their contributions.