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.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it under consideration in another journal.
- The submission file is in RTF or DOCX document file format.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- Check if all figure and table have captions.
- Check the presence of E-mail and postal address, Telephone or Mobile number.
- Check the presence of keywords.
- Ensure that any material with copyright has been authorized by the owner.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Double-Blind Review have been followed.
- The authors are aware that they are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes in case of detection.
- All authors have to report their contribution to the research. Please see CRediT Statement (above, in the menu "About").
- Authors should acknowledge any financial support they may have had in this research in the Acknowledgements section.
- Authors should ensure that the list of references provided in the paper is complete and is also consistent with the citations.
- Submissions are checked for plagiarism.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).