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The objectives of Journal of the Association of Nigerian Musicologists (JANIM) are to develop musicology as a field through research and publication of highly standard articles; to enhance quality scholarship in Nigerian music and to promote Nigerian musicology internationally. JANIM’s reviewing policy includes double-blind review. Also, the review process takes about 6 to eight months and the Journal has statistics on its rejection rate. For No 3 edition it was 80% while for No 4 edition it was 75%. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. This is an annual publication

Author Guidelines:
1. Articles to be published in JANIM are first presented as conference papers of the Association of Nigerian Musicologists. As a result, unsolicited articles are not acceptable.

2. Call for Papers are announced annually through fliers and the Internet. Information on Conferences could be found on the Association’s official website:

3. Articles should be original, well written; with clear objectives, theoretical framework, methodology and must contribute significantly to musical knowledge.

4. Articles should be between 12 and 20 pages, well typewritten in Times New Romans (12 points) with good margins.

5. Articles should be submitted in hard copies and as e-mail attachment; as would be spelt out in the Conference Announcements.

6. The official referencing style is APA (5th edition).

7. Articles must be peer-reviewed and accepted for publication by at least two assessors.

8. Articles that fail to meet any of the above guidelines shall not be sent for assessment.