Focus and Scope

Aim. The periodical peer-reviewed journal “Social Work” aims to promote dialogue between researchers from different branches of social science (social policy, social work, sociology, education,  psychology, etc.) and to present interdisciplinary studies on social development and population problems in Lithuania, the EU, Eastern and Central European.

Format of publication. Social Work publishes original scientific articles, reviews of scholarly monographs and other publications, abstracts and other informative publications in the Lithuanian or English languages. Upon the decision of the Editorial Board, publications in other languages may be included. The academic journal Social Work publishes articles dealing with the issues from the fields of social policy, social work, sociology, psychology and education science.

Periodicity. The academic journal Social Work is published twice a year (in May and November).

 

Peer review. Submitted articles are reviewed by applying the double-blind method (the identities of the author(s) and reviewers are kept unknown). Each article is appointed at least two referees (scientists with a degree in the relevant field).

Indexation. The academic journal Social Work is included in the Ulrich’s PROQUEST, C.E.E.O.L., Index Copernicus datebases.

 

Section Policies

Editorials

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Review Articles

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Original Research Articles

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Letters to the Editor

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Book Reviews

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Chronicle

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Social Policy and Social Work

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Education Science

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Social Work

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Sociology

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Education Science

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Peer Review Process

Submission of papers

The electronic manuscript should be sent in two files, the first the complete manuscript itself and the second a cover sheet with all details about the author(s) (name, title of qualification awarded, occupation, name and address of institution, e-mail address). Manuscripts have be in Microsoft Word format. Manuscript and a cover sheet with all details about the author(s) should be submited on Open Journal System (OJS) https://www3.mruni.eu/ojs/social-work.

The article should be original, previously unpublished and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submitted articles are reviewed by the double-blind method (the information identifying author(s) and reviewers is classified). Each article shall be appointed at least two referees - scientists with a degree in the relevant field.
An approved article must be corrected by the author according to reviewers and editors comments, or author must argue why comments have not been taken into account. The author should send the revised article and its electronic copy to the Editorial Board no later than two weeks after receiving reviews and editor's remarks.

 

Publication Frequency

The academic journal Social Work is published twice a year (in May and November).

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.