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Thi-Qar Arts Journal is a is a scientific academic and accredited peer-review published by the College of Arts, University of Thi-Qar on a regular basis and within specific dates every three months, with four issues each year, distributed over the months of March, June, September and December. The first issue of the Journal was published in January 2010. The Journal specializes in publishing researches related to human studies in the fields of language, literature, criticism, history, geography, sociology, psychology, philosophy, antiquities, media, and law. The journal seeks to spread the culture of discreet scientific publishing and its best ethical practices because it occupies a distinguished pioneering position in the Iraqi culture movement because it is associated with the University of Thi-Qar, the descendant of the first human civilization known to mankind, to become a knowledge space that radiates its originality and valuable products in various fields of knowledge, reaching the highest standards in publishing ethics, including enhancement of the  researchers’ confidence in preserving their knowledge achievements and motivates them to give more in light of that civilized space rooted in originality and knowledge creativity. .

Aims and Scope

Thi-Qar Arts Journal is a is a scientific academic and accredited peer-review published by the College of Arts, University of Thi-Qar. The Journal seeks to:

   1- spread the culture of discreet scientific publishing and its best ethical practices.

 2- ensure the integrity of the scholarly record and the publication process .

  3- Apply the principles of transparency in Scholarly Publishing.

4- promoting accessibility, diversity, equity, and inclusivity in all aspects of the Scholarly Publishing.

  Scope of journal : Humanities.

.Open Access Statement

Thi Qar Arts Journal (TQARTJ) publishes open-access articles, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. The TQARTJ publisher and editor are always willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions, and apologies when needed. All articles published in the TQARTJ are fully open access; immediately freely available to read, download and share. Articles published in the TQARTJ are under the terms of a Creative Commons license 4.0 (CC-By), which permits users to read, print and download, or redistribute, translate the article, download for text and data mining purposes, reuse portions or extracts from the article in other works. Benefits of open access for authors include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

The journal adopted an open access policy on June 19, 2012, after archiving the first issue of the magazine on the Iraqi Scientific Journals website, which is affiliated with the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.


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