1. Submission of Special Issue Agreement by Guest Editor
  2. Selection of manuscripts by Guest Editor (refer to the Instruction to Authors)
  3. Editorial Screening by Guest Editor. Screening criteria - originality check, content (scope, relevance, novelty, and validity), format and language. At the end of the exercise, Guest Editor must check for diversity and sequence in authorship.
  4. Submission of selected manuscripts and screening reports for approval by the Editor-in-Chief
  1. Selection of Reviewers by Guest Editor
  2. Approval of Reviewers by Editor-in-Chief
  3. Peer-review (Cycle 1) carried out by Guest Editor (refer to the Manuscript Reviewing Guide, Manuscript Reviewing Kit and Table of Responses to Reviewers' Comments)
  4. Amendments and responses to the reviewers' comments (Cycle 1)
  5. Peer-review (Cycle 2) carried out by Guest Editor (if necessary)
  6. Amendments and responses to the reviewers' comments (Cycle 2)
  7. Submission of Decision Form together with the amended manuscripts, Manuscript Reviewing Kit(reviewers' comments), Tables of Responses to Reviewers' Comments, Declaration Form, Copyright Agreement and Reviewer Information Form by Guest Editor
  8. Submission of Preface by Guest Editor
  9. Approval for publication by Editor-in-Chief
  1. Documents and format check by Pertanika Office
  2. Amendment by the author (if necessary)
  3. Language editing by Pertanika Office
  4. Layout and typesetting by Pertanika Office
  5. Proofreading by authors
  6. Proofreading of Final Copy (pdf) by Guest Editor, Chief Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief
  7. Publishing
  1. Instructions to Authors (for manuscript preparation)
  2. Declaration Form (for author - to be completed and signed by the corresponding author)
  3. Copyright Agreement (for author - to be completed and signed by the corresponding author)
  4. Manuscript Reviewing Guide (for reviewers)
  5. Manuscript Reviewing Kit (to be completed by reviewers)
  6. Table of Responses to Reviewers' Comments (for authors who need to make amendments)
  7. Reviewer Information Form (to be completed and submitted by the Guest Editor for each manuscript)
  8. Decision Form (to be signed and submitted by the Guest Editor for each manuscript)