Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, published by Springer Nature, is currently welcoming submissions of original research for a thematic Collection (or ‘special issue’) entitled: ‘Community science’. As Guest Editor for the Collection, I hope you will consider this as an outlet for a future research paper. You can find full details of the call for papers here. If you are interested in preparing a manuscript for consideration as part of this Collection, please let me know. Submissions will be welcomed at any point up until 28 March 2023, but if you are unable to submit a manuscript before this date, please let us know as we may be able to be flexible. We are welcoming a range of perspectives including theoretical, methodological, quantitative and qualitative studies. Original Research and Review Papers are invited. To
submit your manuscript, please follow the steps detailed. on this page and be sure to select the collection in the relevant drop-down menu on submission. We also recommend mentioning the Collection and your article’s suitability in your cover letter. The journal’s average turnaround time from submission to first editorial decision is 40-50 days.All submitted papers are subject to the journal’s standard peer review process, which includes double-blind peer review by independent academics. Papers will be assessed against the journal’s criteria for publication. If accepted for publication, an article processing charge (APC) applies (with a standard waiver policy available for qualifying authors).
Humanities & Social Sciences Communications is a fully open-access, online journal publishing peer-reviewed research from across—and between—all areas of the humanities, behavioural and social sciences. The journal is indexed in SSCI and AHCI, and has a 2-year Impact Factor of 2.731. It operated as Palgrave Communications from January 2015 to June 2020.The journal is strongly committed to upholding the highest editorial and ethical standards and providing our authors and readers with a responsive and efficient service. You can find out more about the journal here and in this short video.
This Collection is a great opportunity to showcase your research in this high visibility Springer Nature journal. We hope you will be able to contribute.