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Social Science Protocols is a fully peer reviewed open-access online journal platform. It is the only platform with a focus on publishing study protocols in the social sciences disciplines.
Study protocols should provide a detailed outlined of the research hypothesis, rational and methodology of the study. Study protocols that have received funding and ethical approval will be published without peer review. Study protocols without funding or ethical approval will be assessed through a double-blind peer reviewing process against a set of quality appraisal criteria. Study protocols of randomised controlled trials are required to follow the CONSORT guidelines, and also provide the trial registry and the unique identifying number at the last section of the abstract.
All published study protocols will receive a DOI number and appear in academic databases.