Guidelines for Authors
We strongly encourage authors to submit manuscripts that are under 15 pages / 7000 words including everything
(except detailed data descriptions and experimental instructions). While we
understand some papers must be longer, if a paper (except for data and
instructions) exceeds the aforementioned length, it may be rejected without
The language of the manuscript must be in English. A research article should include the
title, authors, affiliation of the authors, a sufficiently informative abstract of
about 150 words(English only), Keywords, and Introduction of the paper. References at the end of the manuscript
should be arranged alphabetically; a citation of reference in the text should be
indicated by bracketed numbers, i.e., .
All author will receive proofs, which should be
corrected and returned within 3 days of their receipt.
Authors must retain a copy of every contribution, as these will not be sent
along with the proofs to be corrected by the authors.
Responsibility of the contents rests upon the authors and not upon the
Page and text Layout
Please use the following rule of text for your manuscript:
Set your pages up so that you have 1 inch margins (2.54 cm) on the left,
right, top, and bottom of each page.
Title: 14 pts. Centered, .
Abstract: 10 pts. Italic,
Section headings: 12 pts.
Numbered, Bold, alignment left.
Indent your section headings by
1/2 inch (1.27 cm)
Text: 12 pts, single line,
Justified, Garamond or Times New Roman.
Type only one space in between sentences.
References: Use APA style for
Indent the references in the
bibliography by 1/2 inch (1.27 cm), exept the first line.
Tables and figures: Included in the
text, centered and numbered.
1. Assign a number to every page of the paper except blank pages. On pages
with large illustrations, the numbers are not shown, but the pages are counted
in the pagination.
2. Number all pages in the upper right-hand corner except the first pages
of chapters, of appendixes, of reference lists, and of bibliographies, where
the numbers should be centered below the text.