About the Journal

PSAKU International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (e-ISSN: 2730-3632) is an international double blind peer reviewed journal published half yearly by the Political Science Association of Kasetsart University, Thailand. The aim of PSAKUIJIR is to promote new discoveries in the various disciplines of knowledge, within and across sciences and technologies and humanities and social sciences, which are contributed by researchers and experts from all over the world. Therefore, the editors dedicated to providing a venue for both academics and practitioners to publish their original research articles and reviews in English.

 

Scopes

PSAKU International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research seeks articles addressing issues in the following areas:

1) Natural Sciences

- Mathematics

- Computer and Information Sciences

- Physical Science

- Earth and Related Environmental Sciences

- Chemical Sciences

- Biological Science

2) Engineering and Technology

- Civil Engineering

- Electrical/Electronic/Information Engineering

- Mechanical Engineering

- Chemical Engineering

- Materials Engineering

- Medical Engineering

- Environmental Engineering

- Environmental Biotechnology

- Industrial Biotechnology

- Nano-Technology

3) Medical and Health Sciences

- Basic Medicine

- Clinical Medicine

- Health Sciences

- Medical Biotechnology

4) Agricultural Sciences

- Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries

- Animal and Dairy science

- Veterinary Science

- Agricultural Biotechnology

5) Social Sciences

- Psychology

- Economies and Business

- Educational Sciences

- Sociology

- Law

- Political Science

- Social and Economic Geography

- Media and Communications

6) Humanities

- History and Archaeology

- Languages and Literature

- Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

- Arts

 

Peer Review Process

All papers included in this journal were open peer reviewed by at least three suitably qualified experts. All publication decisions are made by the editors on the basis of the reviews provided.

 

Plagiarism Policy

PSAKU International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research is part of CrossCheck, an initiative to assist editors to validate the originality of submitted articles. As part of this procedure, manuscripts are scanned and compared with the CrossCheck database.

All the manuscripts submitted for publication are checked for plagiarism within 48 hours. If plagiarism is identified by the editor-in-chief, editor and reviewer etc., at any step of article before or after peer review process and acceptance in that case we will alert the author(s) and will request them to rewrite the content in the article or to cite the references from where the content has been copied. If more than 30% of the content is plagiarized, the article may be suggested to rewrite or rejected and the same is informed to the author.

 

Copyrights

PSAKU International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research is an fully open-access publication: in accordance with this definition, all copyright holders of the scholarly works published in PSAKUIIJIR grant usage rights to others using an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) open license allowing for immediate free access to the work and permitting any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose. Users of PSAKUIIJIR content must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the work and indicate if changes were made.

 

Publication Frequency

There are 2 volumes each year and each volume will be published every 6 months namely:

• 1st Volume, from January-June

• 2nd Volume, from July-December

 

Languages

English

 

Journal History

PSAKU International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (PSAKUIJIR) was first published in 2012 by Political Science Association of Kasetsart University (PSAKU) under ISSN 2286-959x to provide the space for disseminating academic and research papers of academicians and researchers from all over the world in interdisciplinary in science & technology and humanities & social sciences. The articles are reviewed by 2 experts in the double-blind peer review form before publication. 

Since the 2nd year of publication, PSAKUIJIR was indexed in various international databases such as Index Copernicus (Poland) and Google Scholar (under Google Digitization Project of Index Copernicus) (USA) before being indexed in Ingenta Connect (United Kingdom) and Social Science Research Network (USA) which are 2 of 19 international databases according to the Higher Education Commissioner’s 2013 Regulations on Criteria to Consider Academic Journals for Publishing Academic Papers in 2016. It leads this journal to have the complete status of peer-reviewed international journal following the mentioned announcement. 

For the convenience in the management and response to the changing behaviors and needs of readers, since 2020, PSAKUIJIR has changed the publishing format from the printed journal to electronic journal (with the open access model) under e-ISSN 2730-3632 with the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) of 10.14456/psakuijir.Year of Publication.Article No. from submitting, reviewing and publishing articles on the Thai Journals Online (ThaiJO) system.

Since 2021, PSAKUIJIR has been considered in the index of TCI database (Tier 2). In addition, in accordance with the Notification of Civil Service Commission in Higher Education Institutions on the Criteria and Procedures for Appointing Persons to be Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, and Professors (No. 4) B.E.2564, PSAKUIJIR has increased the number of experts to review the articles from 2 to 3 persons. Currently (2022), the frequency of publication is 2 issues per year and it is in the process of developing quality of the journal prepared to be submitted for the evaluation of indexing in other databases as well.