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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.
  • Cover letter: A cover letter should be provided by the corresponding authors as the first page of the manuscript stating the manuscript has not been previously published, nor is submitted for consideration by another journal and the text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

  • Title Page: Following information should be given on a separate page attached to the manuscript after the Cover letter, including Article type, Title, Name(s) of authors(s), affiliation(s) and complete postal address of the institution(s), email address, telephone numbers and ORCID number of the corresponding author(s).

  • The submission file is in PDF or Microsoft Word formats.
  • Research Highlights:  Highlights consist of short sentences of 3 to 5 bullet points that convey the core findings of the article. Each bullet point must contain a maximum of 85 characters, including spaces.

  • Main document: Manuscript file (including the abstract and Figures and Tables as applicable). Download template here.

  • Names of three suggested reviewers with their contact details including email addresses.
  • Evidence for an ethical clearance certificate obtained for using humans or animals in the experiment(s) included in the manuscript (if applicable).

  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines 

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Submissions

Manuscripts should be submitted by one of the authors of the manuscript through Submissions. Only electronic PDF (.pdf) or Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf) files can be submitted. The submitting author takes responsibility for the manuscript during submission and peer review. 

Article types

The journal will consider the following article types:

  • Full-Length ArticlesFull-length articles are original, high-quality, research papers presenting innovative scientific findings.
  • Communications:  Communications are short articles that provide rapid dissemination of original, cutting-edge ideas, and timely significant contributions in Applied Sciences, Engineering, and Technology, including comparison with existing methods and demonstrating advantages over those methods reported in the literature.
  • Review Articles: Review articles are state-of-the-art overviews of a specific area or topic by examining a broad review of the relevant research, identifying emerging trends, and suggesting future directions for the relevant topic.

Formatting

Articles Journal manuscript template can be downloaded here. We recommend that all submitted manuscripts include line numbers and follow the structure.

Communications should be in maximum of 4 journal pages (including references) in length written in a clear and short way using the same template here.  Authors should not include any titles as introduction,literature review, methodology and results in the manuscript. Maximum of three figures/ tables in total can be included if they are essential to understanding the work. Supplementary data can be provided.  

Reviews  should be written  using the same template for articles here. Authors should include Abstract, Content based in the sub-topics or review questions being addressed in the review and Conclusions and Discussion  to express the review findings and future directions

Publishing Ethics

The authors should ensure that they have submitted entirely original work, and if the authors have second-handed the others work, it has to be appropriately cited or quoted and permission has been obtained where necessary.

Authors should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its importance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Manuscripts must be submitted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere and are only being considered by this journal. The submitting author is responsible for confirming that the article’s publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. It is also the submitting author’s obligation to ensure that the article has all necessary institutional approvals.

Article Processing Charges

The journal is Open Access. Publishing in Advances in Technology is totally free of charge.

Conflicts of interest

Authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. Authors must declare all potential interests – whether or not they actually had an influence – in a ‘Conflicts of Interest’ section, which should explain why the interest may be a conflict. If there are none, the authors should state “The author(s) declare(s) that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this article.” Submitting authors are responsible for coauthors declaring their interests. Declared conflicts of interest will be considered by the editor and reviewers and included in the published article.

Copyright and permissions

The authors hold the copyright of their manuscripts, and all articles are circulated under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, as long as that the original work is properly cited.

The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, and so forth in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations. The authors are responsible for securing any permissions needed for the reuse of copyrighted materials included in the manuscript.

Appeals

Authors can appeal if they are not convinced about the rejection. However, the appeals will be considered if it is supported with sufficient rationalization only. Appeals will only be considered from the original submitting author.

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