Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- Submission in pdf or docx format
- Times New Roman, Size 12, Double Spaced
- Create Header (follow format and details as listed in Author Guidelines below)
- The title must fit on two lines of print. Please avoid using abbreviations
- Please include five to seven keywords for your scientific manuscript
- For the abstract section of novel research and review paper manuscripts, please do not exceed the maximum word limit of 350 words.
- For Review Papers: must include at least 20 references from reputable sources
- Image resolution: 300 DPI (including graphs, charts, other data organization visual tools)
- Read About Section on Website (Types of Manuscripts, Journal Mission, etc.) to help understand journal goals and manuscript categorization
- Attend at least one webinar (optional, but highly recommended)
- word count
Scientific Review Papers
Review Papers require an in-depth congregation of valid academic information from credible databases (Scopus, Pubmed, etc.). A minimum of 20 articles should be cited and should feature an abstract, introduction, discussion, and conclusion section. Any graphs, charts, and illustrations must be your own or from an open-source library, and may not infringe on another author’s copyright. Your literature review paper should be your own analysis coupled with your cited sources; it should explain the importance of your research topic and should enhance the existing information that is already published. Manuscripts can be any length, however longer and more detailed review papers are preferable. There are no restrictions on word count. References must be in APA/AMA format.
Perspective articles present a viewpoint on a specific area of investigation. They should provide the following: 1) Discuss current advances and future directions, 2) Clear presentation of the authors’ perspective, 3) Accurate presentation and citations of other authors’ work, 4) May include original data as well as personal insights and opinions. Perspective articles are peer-reviewed, have a maximum word count of 3,000 and may contain no more than 2 Figures/Tables. Perspective articles should have the following format: 1) Abstract, 2) Introduction, 3) Subsections relevant for the subject, 4) Discussion.