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Author Guidelines

See the paper submission deadline for the upcoming issue.

Full paper submissions must be made electronically, and, full papers must be submitted in the following format and structure:

  1. Submitted papers MUST be written in English. Submitted papers need to be in MS Word format with file extension .doc or .docx).  PDF and other formats cannot be accepted for consideration
  2. As a guide, papers should be about 2000-6500 words, including list of references, tables etc.
  3. Single-spaced text.
  4. Font 12pt Times New Roman.
  5. Do not number pages.
  6. References within the text should be author's family name followed by year of publication all in round brackets, eg. (Ahmed, 2012).
  7. Tables must be numbered consecutively within the main text using roman numerals (VI) and have a title.
  8. Figures, diagrams, charts must be numbered consecutively within the main text using Arabic numerals (6), black and white and with a title.
  9. Illustrations, drawings, photographs with captions in the main text.
  10. Avoid using footnotes, EndNote / Footnote.
  11. The reference list at the end of the manuscript should be complete and avoid numeric referencing style, inHarvard style using an alphabetical list by author. 
    Examples of Harvard style:
  • For Books: surname, initials, (year), title of book, publisher, place of publication
  • For book chapters: Surname, initials, (year), "chapter title", editor's surname, initials, title of book, publisher, place of publication
  • For journals: surname, initials, (year), "title of article", journal name, volume, number, pages

Structure

  1. Paper Title.
  2. Autobiographical note for each author – full name; designation; department/faculty; university/affiliation; country; & email.
  3. Abstract within 100-250 words, simply showing objectives, methodology and principal findings of the study.
  4. Provide 3-6 keywords that indicate the main topic of the paper.
  5. Text / Mail Body
  6. List of references 

 

Submitted articles will only be considered for evaluation if they meet the following minimum criteria: 

  • Submitted papers MUST be written in English.
  • Articles need to be in MS Word format with file extension .doc or .docx, PDF and others cannot be accepted.
  • The title should have references in Roman script {example (Robert, 2013)}. Numeric referencing style {example [3], [7] } cannot be accepted for evaluation.  

 

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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word (doc./docx.). [PDF and others cannot be accepted for publication consideration]
  3. All the author(s) have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and to the inclusion of their name(s) as co-author(s).
  4. I accept the terms of the following Honor Code and Plaglarism Statement for Paper Submission, and that the paper is original research.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. No additional authors will be added post submission, unless editors receive agreement from all authors and detailed information is supplied as to why the author list should be amended.
  7. As the corresponding author, I also declare that on the acceptance of the manuscript, I shall pay the publication fees US$ 130 and DOI assignment charge US$ 10 according to the acceptance letter.
 

Copyright Notice

Publishing your paper with AJASE means that the author or authors retain the copyright in the paper. AJASE is granted an exclusive non commercial reuse license by the author(s), but the author(s) are able to put the paper onto a website, distribute it to colleagues, give it to students, use it in your thesis etc, so long as the use is not directed at commercial advantage or toward private monetary gain. The author(s) can reuse the figures and tables and other information contained in their paper published by ABC in future papers or work without having to ask anyone for permission, provided that the figures, tables or other information that is included in the new paper or work properly references the published paper as the source of the figures, tables or other information, and the new paper or work is not direct at private monetary gain or commercial advantage.

 

CC-BY-NC 4.0 International License

AJASE provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge & be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication Fee: 140.00 (USD)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee US$ 130 and US$ 10 for DOI procurement charge to cover processing costs.

ABC Journals Waiver Policy:

  1. AJASE waiver policy valid only for online payment option through credit card/ PayPal2Checkout.com Inc., Ohio, USA is a payment facilitator for goods and services provided by Asian Business Consortium. 
  2. According to UNDP Human Development Reports authors from world’s 42 underdeveloped countries shall publish their articles at a reduced fee (25% waiver). PhD students and Masters thesis students from these countries are also welcome to publish their articles with the ABC Journals at a reduced fee (50% waiver) - only student author.
  3. 10% waiver for authors with abcDNA