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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 before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Manuscripts should be submitted in MS-Word files by one of the authors of the manuscript through the online manuscript submission system. Submissions by anyone other than one of the authors will not be accepted. Author needs to prepare two different files; a Title page which includes the title of the article, author names, affiliations, and acknowledgments, funding statement, Author contributions etc and the main documents without author information. 

Authors are suggested to provide the names of four well-qualified reviewers. Current e-mail addresses must be provided for all suggested reviewers.

If for some technical reason online submission is not successful, the author can submit the manuscript to;

Please click here to download the manuscript template

For detail instructions please check Author Guidelines



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