How to Submit:
Author(s) can submit their manuscript(s) throughout the year in soft copy through the journal's e-mail Id. All Manuscripts must be submitted in editable format preferably in MS Word.
Manuscript format and preparation:All manuscripts should include,
- Title of Manuscript (should be short, fewer than 60 characters with spaces)
- Title of Author (s) (names of authors, the affiliations, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers of author and co-authors)
- Abstract (should be between 150-300 words)
- Keywords ( please provide 4-6 keywords)
- Introductory note
- Identification of the problem
- Rationale behind selection of the Problem.
- Definitions of terms used
- Review of related literature or historical background or supporting theories
- Aims and Objectives
- Research questions or Hypotheses, if any.
- Methodology and Procedure
- Data Collection or gathering relevant information
- Data Analysis, findings and interpretation
- Discussion, significant contributions and recommendations
- Acknowledgements, if any.
- References (in APA format, MLA in case of Literature)
- Tables (must be editable)
Each Manuscript may contain 2500 to 5000 words. All pages must be typed in 12-point Times New Roman font using 1.15 Line spacing. Headings should be in Bold Capital Letters and Sub-Headings in Italic Running Letters. Abbreviations and Acronyms may be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.
Reference Style :
For referring e-contents or online article/ paper, the corresponding DOI or URL must be cited at the end of the corresponding reference in the reference section. For referencing purposes, Author (s) except linguistics, may go through the APA Publication Manual (7th Edition). The authors of linguistics may consult MLA Handbook (8th & 9th Edition). For the sake of convenience, the following examples including a few similar examples cited by both the Associations are furnished below, -
A. For Books and Reference Works
1. Whole authored book
APA : Gikandi, S. (2000). Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Cambridge UP. hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.07588.0001.0001. (APA Style) MLA 8 : Gikandi, Simon. Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Cambridge UP, 2000. ACLS Humanities E-book, hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.07588.0001.001.
2. Whole Edited Book
APA : Numberg, G. (Ed.). (1996). The Future of the Book. University of California Press. MLA 8 : Numbers, Geoffrey, editor. The Future of the Book. University of California Press, 1996.
B. Chapter in an Edited Book/Ebook References
APA: O'Brien, T. (2007). The things they carried. In R.D. Yanni (Ed.), Literature: Reading fiction, poetry and drama (6th ed., pp. 684-697). McGraw Hill. MLA 8: O'Brien, Tim. "The Things They Carried." Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, edited by Robert DiYanni, 6th ed., McGraw Hill, 2007, pp. 684-97.
1. Journal article APA : Goldman, A. (2010). Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante. The Georgia Review, 64(1), 69-88. www.jstor.org/stable/41403188 MLA 8 : Goldman, Anne. "Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante." The Georgia Review, vol. 64, no. 1, 2010, pp. 69-88. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41403188.
2. Journal article with an article number APA : Guillen, J. (2016). Does financial openness matter in the relationship between financial development and income distribution in Latin America?. Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, 52(5), 1145-1155, Article 6. https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2015.1046337. MLA 8 : Guillen, Jorge. "Does Financial Openness Matter in the Relationship Between Financial Development and Income Distribution in Latin America?" Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, vol. 52, no. 5, 2016, pp. 1145-1155. Business Source Complete, doi:10.1080/1540496X.2015.1046337.
3. Magazine Article References APA: Abramsky, S. (2012, May 14). The other America 2012: Confronting the poverty epidemic. Nation, 294(20), 11-18. MLA 8 : Abramsky, Sasha. "The Other Other America 2012: Confronting the poverty epidemic." Nation, vol. 294, no. 20, 14 May. 2012, pp. 11-18.
D. Report by a Government Agency References
APA: National Cancer Institute. (2019). Taking time: Support for people with cancer (NIH Publication No. 18-2059). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health. https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/takingtime.pdf MLA 8 : United States, National Cancer Institute. Taking time: Support for people with cancer. Department of Health, National Institutes of Health, 2019.
E. Conference Proceeding References
1. Conference proceedings published in a journal Duckworth, A. L., Quirk, A., Gallop, R., Hoyle, R. H., Kelly, D. R., & Matthews, M. D. (2019). Cognitive and noncognitive predictors of success. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 116(47), 23499–23504. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1910510116
2. Conference proceedings published as a whole book Kushilevitz, E., & Malkin, T. (Eds.). (2016). Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 9562. Theory of cryptography. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-49096-9
3. Conference proceedings published as a book chapter Bedenel, A.-L., Jourdan, L., & Biernacki, C. (2019). Probability estimation by an adapted genetic algorithm in web insurance. In R. Battiti, M. Brunato, I. Kotsireas, & P. Pardalos (Eds.), Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 11353. Learning and intelligent optimization (pp. 225–240). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05348-2_21
F. Published Dissertation or Thesis References
Kabir, J. M. (2016). Factors influencing customer satisfaction at a fast food hamburger chain: The relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty (Publication No. 10169573) [Doctoral dissertation, Wilmington University]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. Zambrano-Vazquez, L. (2016). The interaction of state and trait worry on response monitoring in those with worry and obsessive-compulsive symptoms [Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona]. UA Campus Repository. https://repository.arizona.edu/handle/10150/620615
G. Unpublished Dissertation or Thesis References
Harris, L. (2014). Instructional leadership perceptions and practices of elementary school leaders [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Virginia
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