Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studiescovers research on migration from, to, and within the Middle East and North Africa. The journal is one of the few that are not published by a major publisher. And although the editorial and technical production might be just as good, this might be part of the explanation why the journal does not have wider reach.
How established is it?
Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies is 10 years old (launched in 2013) and is published by The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, North Carolina State University. The journal publishes about 20 articles per year (estimated by Google Scholar). It is included in 1 of the databases used for compiling the PRIO Guide to Migration Journals (DOAJ).
How much are the articles cited?
The proportion of articles in Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies that are cited at least once within a few years of publication is much higher than average for journals included in the guide. The average number of citations to each article is unknown (because the journal is not covered by "Scimago).
What are the options for open access?
Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies is a diamond open-access journal, meaning that every article is free for all to read and authors are not required to pay any fee. The publication costs are instead covered by supporting institutions.
How long are the articles?
Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies invites articles of 7000 to 10000 words. For more information about submissions and access to past articles, see the journal's web site.