- Special issue contains articles published on a specific topic within the scope of the journal.
- The basic difference between regular issue and a special issue is that regular issue contains articles published on various topics within the scope of the journal.
Importance of Special Issues
- Special issue enhances the scientific impact of a journal by focusing on the most potentially fruitful topics.
- Special issue brings special attention to the journal by highlighting the emerging areas of cutting-edge research.
- The acceptance rate for a special issue article is reasonably high because most of the editors are liberal towards these articles.