Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- List of 3 potential reviewers with their Name, Position, e-mail address and Institution are ready. These reviewers should not be from the same country of the Authors.
- Copyright form should be downloaded, filled up and signed by the Corresponding author and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
During the publishing process the authors should upload through the submission system the different versions of their manuscript:
Author’s initial original paper (Submission version) - before the peer review process or editing.
Accepted version of the manuscript (Author accepted paper) is the version of the article accepted after including all changes made as a result of the peer review process.
Final published version is ‘the peer reviewed, edited, formatted and typeset version of the article, including any tagging, indexing and other enhancements according to the publisher.
All of the paper are stored in the section archive of the journal website.
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