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Contributor's Guidelines

Language: Articles must be submitted in English language and in soft copy preferably through email.

Words limit: The preferred length of an article is between 4,000 and 6,000 words for research articles and surveys, and 3,000 words for commentary. This length can be waived for certain articles in consultation with the editor. Book reviews should be between 1,200 and 1,800 words.

NoteAll articles must have Abstract, Key Words, Introduction and conclusion followed by in- text Citation.


Title Page: The author’s name and address should appear only on the title page, which should be separate from the main text of the manuscript.


Illustrations, diagrams, graphs: Illustrations are welcome for all kinds of articles. Maps, diagrams and graphs essential to the subject of the article should preferably be camera-ready.


References: Authors should use in-text citation for the purpose of citations. The author is solely responsible for quotations and illustrations in their respective papers. Accuracy in citations is also the author’s responsibility. They should follow APA (6th edition) referencing style.

Refer the following examples.

  • Chapter in an Edited Volume

Baker, F. M., & Lightfoot, O. B. (1993). Psychiatric Care of Ethnic Elders. In A. C. Gaw (Ed.), Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness (pp. 517-552). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

  • Article in a Journal

Thompson, C. (2010). Facebook: Cautionary Tales for Nurses. Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, 16 (7), 26.

  • Book

Collier, A. (2008). The World of Tourism and Travel. Rosedale, New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.

  • Newspaper Article

Matthews, L. (2011, November 23). Foodbanks Urge Public to give Generously. Manawatu Standard, p. 4. 

  • Government Publications

Ontario Ministry of Health. (1994). Selected Findings from the Mental Health Supplement of the Ontario Health Survey. Ottawa, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

  • Internet Documents

Kak, S. (2018). Indian Foundations of Modern Science. Retrieved from file:///C:/Users/DUSC/Downloads/IndianFoundationsofModernScience-SubhashKak-Medium.pdf

  • Submission Checklist

The text is 1.5-space; uses Calibri (Body) 12-point font size. Employ italics, rather than underlining. If any tables or illustrations submitted have been published elsewhere, the author should obtain prior written consent to republish from the copyright holder and the author(s). All illustrations, figures etc. must be of high resolution/quality, preferably jpeg or equivalent but not power point, and preferably attached as extra files.

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