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Author Guidelines

International Journal of Progressive Sciences and Technologies (IJPSAT) welcomes the submission of original and significant contributions concerning any branch of Sciences and Technologies.

Submissions are accepted through the online submission system on: http://ijpsat.ijsht-journals.org/index.php/ijpsat/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions or send the paper to ijpsat@ijsht-journals.org.


Manuscript Preparation

1. Language

  • Papers can be written in English, French or Spanish.

2. Title

  • Title should be concise and informative.
  • If the manuscript is in a language other than English, It should include an English version of the title.
  • Try to avoid abbreviations, special characters, math and formulae where possible.

3. Author’s names and affiliations

  • The submitted article should include the name(s) and the affiliation(s) of the author(s).
  • Please:
    • Indicate the given name and family name clearly.
    • Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names.
    • Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name, and, if available, the e-mail address of each author.

 4. Corresponding author

  • Clearly indicate who is willing to handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing, publication and also post-publication.

 5. Abstract

  • Each manuscript must include an abstract in English of approximately 200-250 words.
  • It should be concise and factual.
  • It should have a structured form.
  • The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions.
  • An abstract is often presented separate from the article, so it must be able to stand alone.
  • References should be avoided in the abstract.
  • Do not use abbreviations, special characters, math and formulae in your abstract.

6. Keywords

  • Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 8 keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').
  • Try to provide at least 5 keywords.
  • Key words should not repeat the title of the manuscript.

7. Subdivision of the article

  • Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections.
  • Subsections should be numbered 1, 2. (then 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2), 1.2, etc.
  • The abstract is not included in section numbering.
  • Research works should be divided into background, material and methods, results, discussion, conclusions, references.

 Conclusion.

 Acknowledgment

This unnumbered section is used to identify people who have aided the authors in accomplishing the work presented and to acknowledge sources of funding.

 References

You can use [Zotero] a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, and cite your research sources.

  • Citations in the text
    • Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).
    • Avoid citation in the abstract.
    • Citation of a reference as 'in press' implies that the item has been accepted for publication.
    • Citations in the text should be marked consecutively by Arab numbers in brackets (e.g. [1]).
    • When referring to a reference item, please simply use the reference number, as in [2].
    • Do not use “Ref. [3]” or “Reference [3]” except at the beginning of a sentence, e.g. “Reference [3] shows…”.
    • Multiple references are each numbered with separate brackets (e.g. [2], [6], [7], [8], [9]). 
  • Reference List
    • The heading of the References section must not be numbered.
    • Unpublished results should not be in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text.
    • References should be presented in consecutive order (as they are referred to in the text).
    • Number the reference items consecutively in square brackets (e.g. [1]). 


 

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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. Provide the references on aseparated file (OpenOffice or Microsoft Word document file format).
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. Submitted papers should strictly follow the format of the sample article. Please click here for the sample article
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 30.00 (USD)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.