Call For Papers
International journal of Academic research- a single platform to disclose the research abilities and promote quality and excellence of young researchers and experienced thoughts towards Change for Development of nations, published quarterly in Multilanguage. IJAR calls for unpublished scholarly written research paper, case study, book review or article in the field of MULTI DISCIPLINARY - social science, humanities and technology etc.
Guidelines to the Authors
International Journal of Academic Research (IJAR) is an online open-access peer reviewed publication which focuses on research in the field of interdisciplinary subject areas in worldwide. The journal encourages articles on original research, case studies and reviews on topic of current interest. The Journal is published monthly adopting the continuous publication model and submission is open to researchers in the field of interdisciplinary subject areas across the globe. All papers are subject to screening by the Editorial Board followed by a blinded peer-review by experts in the concerned field. Authors are advised to read our editorial policies to understand our review process. All papers are accepted subject to editorial changes.
- Authorship: All persons designated as authors should qualify for authorship. Authorship credit should be based only on significant contributions to
Submission of manuscript: All manuscripts are reviewed by an editor and members of the Editorial Board or Qualified outside reviewers. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible.
Preparation of the Manuscript: Manuscript must be written in clear and concise English. Either British or American spelling is acceptable. It must be sent in Microsoft Word format (.doc or docx). General format of the research papers should be as follows in given template:
- Conception and design, or analysis and interpretation of data.
- Drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content.
- Final approval of the version to be published.
Title Page: The title page should include:
- Title of the article/paper
- Abstract and key words
- Methods and Methodology
- Acknowledgement (if any)
Abstract: The second page should carry an abstract of not more than 250 words. For full research paper, the abstract should be structured into four components-
Key words: Below the abstract, provide key words (minimum three but not more than six) in alphabetical orders separated by coma.
Introduction: Clearly state the purpose of the study. Briefly summarize the rationale of the study and clearly indicate the lacunae or deficiencies in previous studies for which present study has been taken up. Give only pertinent references. Do not review the subject extensively.
Methods and Methodology: The paper must clearly define the research methods or methodologies are used in it. (Mandatory for research articles)
Results: Include number of observation and the statistical significance of the findings appropriately. Detailed statistical analyses, mathematical derivations, and the like may sometimes be suitably presented in the form of one or more appendices. Present your results in logical sequence in the text, tables and illustrations. Do not repeat in the text all the data already given in tables, illustrations or both. Emphasize and summarize only important observations. Each table should be typed continuously with the text. Legends for illustrations/figures should be typed continuously with the text (as shown in the template).
Discussion: Emphasize the new and important aspects of the study and conclusions derived from them. Do not repeat in details data given in the results section. Include in the discussion the implications of the findings and their limitations and relate the research topics. Link the conclusion with the goals of the study but avoid unqualified statements and conclusions not completely supported by your data. Discussion should be relevant and an unnecessary lengthy presentation should be avoided.
Conclusion: A very brief summary note of the work with a concluding remark should be given. This should include the novelty and implication of the work and its contribution to the upliftment of the present scientific knowledge in general.
References: Number the references consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify references in text and legends by Arabic numerals. Only appropriate references should be cited. Generally, for a full research paper, the number of references should not exceed 25.
The references must be verified by the author(s) against the original documents. Examples of correct forms of reference are given below:
- The title of the article, which should be concise and informative.
- Name of all the authors limited to 6 authors (with one forename of each author in full) followed by their affiliations: department, institution, city, pin code and country. If more than one department or institution is involved, authors name should be linked to appropriate institutions/departments by inserting consecutive numbers in superscript after relevant names to which the work should be attributed.
- Name, mailing address, fax, phone number and e-mail ID of corresponding author.
- Running title-containing not more than 50 characters.
Journals: For standard journal article, list all authors when six or less; when seven or more, list only first three and add et al.
- Standard Journal Article:
More than six authors:
- Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV- infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002; 347: 284-287
- Pugia MJ, Sammer R, Corey P, Lott JA, Anderson L, Gleason S, The uristat in dipstick is useful in distinguishing upper respiratory from urinary tract infections. Clin Chim Acta2004;341: 73-81.
- Rose ME, Huerbin MB, et al. Regulation of interstitial excitatory amino acid concentrations after cortical contusion injury. Brain Res2002; 935 (1-2): 40-46.
Books and Other Monographs:
- Tian D, Araki H, Stahl E, Bergelson J, Kreitman M. Signature of balancing selection in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. In press 2002.
- Burrow GN. The Thyroid: nodules and neoplasia. In: Fleig P, Baxter JD, Broadus AE, FrohmanL A, editors. Endocrinology and metabolism. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1989: 473-507.
- Pal GK and Pal Pravati. Brainstem auditory evoked potential. In: Text book of practical physiology. 2nd ed. Chennai: Orient Longman. 2005: 305-309.
- Christensen S, Oppacher F. An analysis of Kozas computational effort statistic for genetic programming. Euro GP 2002: 5th European Conference on Genetic Programming; 2002 Apr 3-5; Kinsdale Ireland.
- Borkowski MM. Infant sleep and feeding: a telephone survey of Hispanic Americans [dissertation]. Mount Pleasant (MI): Central Michigan University;2002
APA Reference List Examples
Book with Single Author:
Gore, A. (2006). An inconvenient truth: The planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it. Emmaus, PA: Rodale.
In-text reference: (Gore, 2006)
Book with Single Authors:
Michaels, P. J., & Balling, R. C., Jr. (2000). The satanic gases: Clearing the air about global warming. Washington, DC: Cato Institute.
In-text reference: (Michaels & Balling, 2000)
Book with Editor as Author:
Galley. K. E. (Ed.). (2004). Global climate change and wildlife in North America. Bethesda, MD: Wildlife Society.
In-text reference: (Galley, 2004)
Brochure or Pamphlet:
New York State Department of Health. (2002). After a sexual assault. [Brochure]. Albany, NY: Author.
In-text reference: (New York, 2002)
An Anonymous Book:
Environmental resource handbook. (2001). Millerton, NY: Grey House.
In-text reference: (Environmental Resource Handbook, 2001)
Articles in Reference Books (unsigned and signed):
Greenhouse effect. (2005). American heritage science dictionary. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
Schneider, S. H. (2000). Greenhouse effect. World book encyclopedia (Millennium ed. Vol. 8, pp. 382-383). Chicago, IL: World Book.
In-text reference: (Greenhouse effect, 2005) (Schneider, 2000)
Allen, L. (2004, August). Will Tuvalu disappear beneath the sea? Global warming threatens to swamp a small island nation. Smithsonian, 35(5), 44-52.
Begley, S., & Murr, A. (2007, July 2). Which of these is not causing global warming? A. Sport utility vehicles; B. Rice fields; C. Increased solar output. Newsweek, 150(2), 48-50.
In-text reference: (Allen, 2004) (Begley, 2007)
Newspaper Articles (unsigned and signed):
College officials agree to cut greenhouse gases. (2007, June 13). Albany Times Union, p. A4.
Landler, M. (2007, June 2). Bush’s Greenhouse Gas Plan Throws Europe Off Guard. New York Times, p. A7.
In-text reference: (“College Officials”, 2007) (Landler, 2007)
Journal Article with Continuous Paging:
Miller-Rushing, A. J., Primack, R. B., Primack, D., & Mukunda, S. (2006). Photographs and herbarium specimens as tools to document phonological changes in response to global warming. American Journal of Botany, 93, 1667-1674.
In-text reference: (Miller-Rushing, Primack, Primack, & Mukunda, 2006)
Journal Article when each issue begins with p.1:
Bogdonoff, S., & Rubin, J. (2007). The regional greenhouse gas initiative: Taking action in Maine. Environment, 49(2), 9-16.
In-text reference: (Bogdonoff & Rubin, 2007)
Journal Article from a Library Subscription Service Database with a DOI (digital object identifier):
Mora, C., & Maya, M. F. (2006). Effect of the rate of temperature increase of the dynamic method on the heat tolerance of fishes. Journal of Thermal Biology, 31, 337-341. doi: 10.101b/jtherbio.2006.01.055
In-text reference: (Mora & Maya, 2006)
United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2007, May 4). Climate Change. Retrieved From the Environmental Protection Agency website: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange
In-text reference: (United States Environmental, 2007)
Gelspan, R. (2007). The Heat Is Online. Lake Oswego, OR: Green House Network. Retrieved from The Heat Is Online website: http://www.heatisonline.org
In-text reference: (Gelspan, 2007)
These are the MOST COMMON examples cited. For a complete list of examples please consult Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010).
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