www.rastmd.net | ISSN 2147-7361 | e-ISSN 2147-7531 | Doi:10.12975 | Winter and Summer | Since 2013
Rast Musicology Journal (Rast) is a regional refereed journal which draws its contributions from a wide community of researchers. The main focus of the Rast is firmly the analysis of Turkish music including Turkic world, eastern and Islamic civilization. Additionally, RAST provides a forum for cross-cultural investigations and discussions relating to all areas of musicology. Furthermore, Rast is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to issues and practices in music research. The main contributors of RAST are musicologists, professionals musicians, music educators, social scientists and specialists from the other scientific disciplines such as medicine, literature, law, history, public health, ethnography, culture, philosophy, sociology, and psychology. The journal is concerned with the dissemination of ideas relating to practical and theoretical developments in the field.
RAST is committed to peer-review integrity and upholding the highest standards of review. Once your paper has been assessed for suitability by the editor, it will then be double-blind peer-reviewed by anonymous expert referees. Find out more about what to expect during peer review and read our guidance on publishing ethics.
Step 1: Editor assessment
Peer review follows a number of stages, beginning with submitting your article to a journal. At this first stage, the journal editor will decide if it’s suitable for the journal, asking questions such as:
The editor might reject the article immediately, but otherwise, it will move to the next stage, and into peer review.
Step 2: First round of peer review
The editor will find and contact two or three other researchers or academics who are experts in your field. They will be asked to read your article and advise the editor whether to publish your paper in that journal.
So what are they looking for? This depends on the subject area, but they will be checking:
Dear corresponding authors
According to policy imposed by the Journal administration, corresponding author(s) are requested to pay the publication charge as follows:
Step 1: Editor assessment. Step 2: First round of peer review and then publication fees for the accepted papers.
For foreigner 100$ ($ US)
For Turkish 500 ₺ (Turkish Lira)
Before you submit, make sure:
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