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Author Guidelines

Authors are able to register and submit papers to the journal directly through the journal's web site. The Author is asked to upload the paper, as well as provide metadata or indexing information associated with the item, to improve the search capacity for research online and for this journal. The Author is also able to accompany the paper with Supplementary Files in the form of cover letter, data sets, research instruments, source texts, etc.

The Author is able to track the submission through the editorial process - as well as participate in the copyediting and proofreading of submissions accepted for publication - by logging in, and using the username and password provided.


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 Journal publishes manuscripts written in the English language.  Manuscript submitted to the journal for publication should be original contribution and must not have been previously published or is under consideration simultaneously by any other publication.

  2. The submission file should be in Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX) file format. Authors can utilize the provided Article Template for formatting.

  3. The manuscript should be typed with single spacing, double column for the content (Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References). While the abstract, authors and affiliations is single column. The manuscript will be published in A4 format not exceeding 15 pages. In this format, define 1.9 cm (.75”) wide left and right margins.  The bottom and top margins must be 2.54 cm (1”).  For unit conversion: 1 inch = 2.54 cm.

    Define a two-column layout, with a space of 0.635 cm (0.25”) between columns.  The title/author/affiliation section should be centred above both columns.  NO blank lines between title, authors and institutions.  Adjust the two columns on the last page to equal length, as far as possible.  All paragraphs are to be indented 0.635 cm (0.25”).

    Please use Times New Roman throughout the entire manuscript. The journal publishes with font size of title (12 POINTS, BOLD, ALL CAPITALS), authors (12 points, italic), Affiliations (12 points, regular), Text body (11 points, regular; all paragraphs indented .25),( Figure captions 10 points, italic), Table captions (10 points, italic), and References (11 points, regular, numbered).

  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal. 

  5. References in the text should be denoted by giving the numbering in square brackets in line with the. All references list should be included at the end of the manuscript. All references cited in the text must appear in the reference list. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all information in the reference. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given. Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text. We recommend using reference management software such as Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote, or similar tools for efficient reference and bibliography management.


Copyright Notice

An author who publishes in IJIMEAM agrees to the following terms:

  • Author retains the copyright and grants the journal the right of first publication of the work simultaneously licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  • Author is 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 the acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Author is permitted and encouraged to post his/her 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 the published work (See What is Open Access).

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