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Author Guidelines

We welcome submissions of scholarly articles and book reviews.

Introduce the paper with an Abstract of maximum 150 words. The text (body) of the abstract should be in 12 pt font, unbold and single spaced.

 

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. JEECAR Manuscript Formatting Style Guidelines

    The editorial staff of JEECAR journal welcomes the submissions of scholarly articles and book reviews. Paper submitted to the journal must be original, previously unpublished, and currently not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

    The JEECAR Journal is committed to the editorial principles of all aspects assigned by the Committee on Public Ethics.

    This paper gives the author guidelines to follow when formatting the article for submission.

  2. Submission Preparation Checklist:

    Authors must comply with the following guidelines to ensure full consideration of their submitted work:

    • The submitted must not have been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided to Comments to the Editor).
    • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
    • When available, URLs for references have been provided.
    • The text is single-spaced, uses a 12-point Times New Roman font, employs italics, rather than underling (except with URL addresses).
    • All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points rather than at the end. All these entities should have a title placed at the bottom JEECAR Manuscript Example of the illustrations, figures, and tables.
    • Articles not in compliance will be returned to the author.

    A high-quality article is written in an academic style which employs the use of critical thinking, relevant research, and credible conclusions.

    Critical thinking uses evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing when discussing the concepts presented in the paper. Just stating the facts is not considered to be high-quality academic writing. An author should interpret or evaluate the results. Relevant interpretations should accompany figures and charts.

    Research should be relevant to the topic of the paper. Extraneous research should be excluded from the article. Again, the research should be evaluated and analyzed to present the reader with the quality of the research.

    A good conclusion and recommendations is a summary of all information presented in the paper. No new information should be introduced in the conclusion.

  3. Citations and quotations of references:

    Footnotes: The use of footnotes and endnotes are prohibited. Incorporate additional material within the main text when possible.

    Use an author-date citation in the text. Each reference cited in the text must be listed in the reference page and each entry in the reference page must be cited in the text. Ex.: (Dessler, 2009) stated that…..Note: page numbers are not in these types of citations.

    When citing multiple authors, all authors are listed in the first citation. Ex.: Smith, Jones, Joseph, and (Liliy, 2007) found that….After the first citation, the following can be cited in this manner: (Smith et al., 2007) noted that….…..Note: page numbers are not in these types of citations.

    When quoting an author in the text, page numbers are used.  Ex.: (Miele, 2013) stated that “the ‘placebo effect’ which had been…..in this manner” (p.276).

  4. Reference Page

    The reference page lists all the cited authors in the article alphabetically by the author’s surname. They are not numbered. Bibliographies are not used in the article. For the purposes of the JEECAR Journal, references will be single spaced with a hanging indent.

    For Citations and Referencing techniques see the link to the Example of provided Manuscript.

  5. Construction of Article

    Articles (5,000 words max.) should contain the following elements:

    Title Page – List the title of an article. This is a double-blind review process. Do not put names on paper.

    Abstract – 150 words is the maximum number of words.

    Keywords - should follow the Abstract. List five or six Keywords.

    Problem Definition – Define the problem and its relationship to important scientific and practical tasks.

    Analysis of recent research and publications – With detailed discussions and the allocation of the unsolved problem to be analyzed in the article.

    Formulation of objectives for Article – Discuss the research problem.

    Presentation of key research findings – Give full justification of formalized scientific results.

    Conclusions and recommendations – Present areas for further research.

    References – See above.

    Author Biographies - Please write a short, professional bio about each author at the end of the paper. The maximum number of words for the bio is 100 words.

    These elements should be presented in the order as listed above. Funding sources or other acknowledgements should be included on a separate page labeled “Acknowledgements”.

  6. Formatting of the Article

    The article has a maximum of 5,000 words. This limit applies to all sections of the article, including the Title, Author (s)/affiliation, abstract, keywords, figure/tables (each figure of the table is counted as 250 words), legends, and references.

    Omit author names on the article. Inspect your document and remove all information related to article editors. The names of all authors have to be provided when submitting an article through the on-line registration process.

    Omit page numbers. The publisher will number the pages. The page size is 8.5 “x 11”. A 1.0 spaced copy of your proposed manuscript or abstract (150 words) and the title page must be posted on www.ieeca.org/journal (preferred method). ONLY in case of technical difficulties, the article can be submitted by email in Microsoft Word to journal@ieeca.org. REMEMBER – to submit your article online, you will need to register as an Author.

    All features of the article are single-spaced (abstract, problem definition, etc.).

    Headings: All headings should be in bold type and 12 point font. FIRST LEVEL headings should be centered and set in all capital letters. Second-level headings should be set flush-left, with initial letters in capitals. One blank line should appear before and after each heading.

    Margins, Spacing, Justify Flush Left and Right: All margins should be set to 1 inch.

    Appendices: all appendices should immediately follow the body of the paper and precede the reference page. Number each appendix accordingly.

  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  8. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
 

Copyright Notice

The JEECAR journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright and publishing rights of their own manuscript without restrictions.

This journal applies the Creative Common Attribution Share Alike Licence to works we publish, and allows reuse and remixing of its content, in accordance with a CC-BY license.

Authors are free to:  Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

Under the following terms: Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

No additional restrictions — Author may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

The JEECAR Journal is committed to the editorial principles of all aspects of publication ethics and publication malpractice as assigned by the Committee on Public Ethics.

 

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

Those who participate and present during conferences, will not pay Article Publication fees.

* If Author(s) do not have funds to pay such fees, the IEECA has established a scholarship fund to assist qualified and aspiring authors with limited financial capabilities.



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ISSN 2328-8272 (print)   ISSN 2328-8280 (online)