ELF Annual Research Journal Vol-20 (2018)


Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah 
Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur

Peer Review Policy

The ELF Annual Research Journal practices a double blind peer review policy. The purpose of peer review is to ensure that only good research is published. Peer review is an impartial process at the heart of good scholarly publishing and is carried out by all reputable academic journals. Our reviewers play a vital role in maintaining the high standards of the ELF Annual Research Journal and all manuscripts are peer reviewed following the procedure outlined below.

Initial Manuscript Evaluation

ELF Manuscript Format

All manuscripts submitted to the ELF Annual Research Journal should compulsorily follow the following heading pattern. However, authors are free to give subheadings as deemed necessary:



Literature Review  

Research Methodology  

Data Analysis (This section can break up into some subsections or subheadings) 




General Guidelines

The ELF Annual Research Journalstrictly follows ablind peer review process. To facilitate this process, authors are requested to ensure that all submissions, whether first or revised versions, are anonymized. Authors' names and institutional affiliations should appear only on a detachable cover sheet. Author's name(s) should be substituted by ‘author’ throughout the paper, e.g. in references to the author's own work. Submitted manuscripts will not normally be returned if formatted according to ELF Policy.

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