Author Guideline

Required Documents for Submission

  • Manuscript Template: Anonymous manuscript should be submitted in word file only (author names should not be included
  • Cover page: Include full information about co-authors, Data Availability Conflict of Interest, Funding statement, Acknowledgement.

Manuscript Structure

Authors must follow the below manuscript structure and required formatting per KJAR template.

-Title page:
The title of the manuscript should be brief but informative, as it may be used in information-retrieval systems.

-Authors and Affiliations:
Authors should provide their full names and affiliations (Department Name, University Name, City, Country), and ORCiD ID per author.

-Abstract:
The abstract should be around 150-250 words and summarize the objective, method, main results, and conclusion of the study. It should be informative and not include descriptive words or citations. Together with the title, the abstract should serve as an index for the subjects covered in the paper and be suitable for indexing purposes.

-Keywords:
Authors should provide 5 to 8 keywords that accurately describe the manuscript for indexing purposes.

-Introduction:
The introduction should provide background information that is accessible to readers from outside the field and explain the importance of the study. It should also include a brief review of relevant literature.

-Materials and methods:
The methods section should provide enough detail for an independent researcher to reproduce the study. If methods have been previously published, they can be summarized with a reference.

-Results and discussion:
The results should be presented clearly and concisely, with the discussion exploring their significance rather than simply repeating them. In some cases, a combined results and discussion section may be appropriate. Authors should avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

-Conclusion
The conclusion should be short and to the point, summarizing the main findings of the study. Authors should avoid repeating the results and discussion.

Cover Letter Structure

-Data availability
Authors are required to add statement that describe how readers can access the data or code if it exists.

-Conflicts of interest
Authors must declare all relevant interests that could be perceived as conflicting. Authors should explain why each interest may represent a conflict. If no conflicts exist, the authors should state this. Submitting authors are responsible for coauthors declaring their interests.

-Funding statement
Authors must state how the research and publication of their article was funded, by naming financially supporting body(s) (written out in full) followed by associated grant number(s) in square brackets (if applicable), for example: “This work was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council [grant numbers xxxx, yyyy]; the National Science Foundation [grant number zzzz]; and a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant”.

-Acknowledgments
All acknowledgments (if any) should be included at the very end of the manuscript before the references. Anyone who made a contribution to the research or manuscript, but who is not a listed author, should be acknowledged (with their permission).

Plagiarism

All the submitted manuscripts are screened for plagiarism through the iThenticate software. The authors are encouraged to use paraphrasing and summarizing technics and sources should be cited appropriately.  Any attempt of plagiarism shall be followed by the rejection of the submitted manuscript.  KJAR tolerates 10% of similarity.