Focus and Scope
The Asian Journal of Quality of Life (AjQoL) publishes double-blind peer-reviewed, original research articles relating to Quality of Life issues affecting the Asian communities living in both the Asian and non-Asian countries, worldwide.
Articles should be about 4,500 words (excluding References) to be submitted online as per the Journal Template (which includes payment instructions), together with the Pub Agreement and non-refundable Article Submission Charge @ USD50.00 per article. The Article Processing Charge (Publication Fees) is @ USD150 per article, for successful article to be published.
Peer Review Process
Papers are double-blind peer reviewed within 3 weeks by the International Editorial Board Members represented from 16 countries. Papers are assessed based on seven criteria as follows:-
Relevancy; Research background; Clarity of Aim and Objectives.
2) Literature Review
Relation of research to previous studies; Issues derived from literature; Updated references (less than 5 years).
Detailed clear description; Procedures justified; Limitations acknowledged.
Clearly described; Relevant findings highlighted.
5) Analysis & Discussion
Relevant findings discussed in relation to theories /issues/objectives/ literature; Considerations of implications beyond the confines of the research.
6) Conclusions & Recommendations
Retrospective evaluation of research & Contributions; Recommendations for improving the situation; Identification of new directions for further research.
Standard of English Language (Grammarly Score 90%) and Similarity Index (Plagiarism) to be less than 30%. Based on Grammarly ; Clarity of illustrations; APA style of referencing.
Commencing 2018, this journal is published bimonthly.
Open Access Policy
This journal is an international multidisciplinary Open Access Journal which adheres to the BOAI definition of open access: that users have the right to ‘read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles’.
Copyright & Creative Commons Licence
eISSN: 2398-4279 © Year. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license
The authors hold the copyright without restrictions and also retain publishing rights without restrictions.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Responsibility of Peer Review
The double-blind peer–review process is under the responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Currently, the Board Members (Advisory & Reviews) are represented from 16 countries.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. It is also achieved in the British Library, UK.
This journal is sponsored by
Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Reseachers (AMER).
The maiden issue 1(1) was published in May/June 2016.