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Author Guidelines

 

There is no submission fee.

  1. Manuscripts must be unpublished. The title page must include an abstract that is no longer than 400 words, key words, and  full contact information for all authors must also be provided on a separate page. References must strictly meet the journal’s style requirements.
  2. Any word or words to be abbreviated should be written in full when first mentioned followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis.
  3. All illustrations of any kind should be submitted as sequentially numbered figures, illustrations should not be inserted in the manuscript but supplied after the main body of the text.
  4.  Tables should be numbered and headed with short titles. As with illustrations, they should insert in the main manuscript text.
  5. Acknowledgements should appear at the end of the text.
  6. These should be numbered consecutively in the text.
  7. References must be listed at the end of the manuscript and numbered in the order that they appear in the text. Every reference referred in the text must also present in the reference list and vice versa. In the text, citations should be indicated by the reference number in brackets [1]. 
  • [1] B. Nair and R. Taylor-Gjevre, "A Review of Topical Diclofenac Use in Musculoskeletal Disease," Pharmaceuticals, vol. 3, pp. 1892-1908, 2010.
  • [2] R. E. Kalman, “New results in linear filtering and prediction theory,” J. Basic Eng., ser. D,vol. 83, pp. 95-108,1961.
  • [3] M. Abramowitz and I. A. Stegun, Eds., Handbook of Mathematical Functions.Washington, DC: NBS, 1964, pp. 32-33.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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