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Types of Articles
Research Articles: New, significant, innovative and original findings are suitable as Research Articles.
Notes: Papers containing new facts and important data derived from incomplete or partial studies may be suitable as a Note. In general, a Note should not exceed 4 printed pages.
Communications: Communications should contain new and important information that would be of interest to readers of the Journal. An explanatory statement is required for urgent publication. In general, a Communication should not exceed 2 printed pages.
Reviews: Regular Reviews: Describing the research results of the author.
Please read and follow these instructions carefully; doing so will ensure that the publication of your manuscript is as rapid and efficient as possible. The Publisher reserves the right to return manuscripts that are not prepared in accordance with these instructions
Manuscripts should be prepared double-spaced in Microsoft Word, with pages numbered consecutively, using Times New Roman font at 12 points. The volume of the manuscript (references, summaries, illustrations, and tables) is preferably no more than 13 double-spaced pages.
It is essential that the manuscript be written in clear English. Manuscripts requiring substantial improvement of English usage may be returned to the author(s) for revision before the review process. If English is not your native language, we recommend that you ask a native English speaker to read over your manuscript before submitting. The editors reserve the right to adjust style to certain standards of uniformity.
Submission of manuscripts
Authors should submit articles in Microsoft Word through the ONLINE MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION CENTRE. Or as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Licence and permissions
It is a condition of publication that authors grant an exclusive license to Scholarlink Resource Centre Limited. This ensures that requests from third parties to reproduce articles are handled efficiently and consistently, and will allow the article to be as widely disseminated as possible. In assigning copyright, authors may use their own material in other publications, provided that the journal is acknowledged as the original place of publication, and Scholarlink Resource Centre Limited is notified in writing and in advance. Work submitted for publication must be original, previously unpublished, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. If previously published figures, tables, or parts of text are to be included, the copyright-holder’s permission must have been obtained prior to submission.
All submissions should be accompanied by a cover letter that includes a brief overview of the manuscript and the corresponding and contacting author contact information including full name, e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address (corresponding author and contacting author). See a typical example of a cover letter.
Format of Preparation
The manuscripts submitted should meet the following requirements.
The Title should be concise but informative. The arrangement of words is important for indexing purposes. A short running title should be provided.
The name(s), affiliation(s), full address(es), and e-mail address(es) of the author(s) should follow the title of the paper. In the covering letter the corresponding author and his/her telephone number should be indicated.
The Abstract should be a self-contained summary of the paper, presenting concisely the objectives of the work reported, methodology, results, and conclusions. It consists of no more than 250 words in one paragraph.
The Keyword should have a minimum of five and maximum of seven words.
The Introduction should be a review of pertinent work, should cite appropriate references, and include a clear statement of the object of investigation.
The Materials and Methods should include the methods and methodology the research was carried out.
The Results are presented in the form of tables or figures when feasible and the text should explain or elaborate on the tabular data, but numbers should not be repeated within the text.
The Discussion should interpret the results clearly and concisely in terms of mechanisms and significance, it should integrate the research findings with the body of previously published literature to provide the readers with a broad base on which to accept or reject the hypotheses tested.
Special characters (e.g., Greek and symbols) should be inserted using the symbols palette available in this font.
Complex equations should be entered an equation editor.
Figures, Tables and Charts/Diagrams
The final quality of your illustrations as they appear in the journal, depends on the quality with which you send them to us. If poor resolutions figures are sent, poor quality images are reproduced.
As a general, manipulate images as little as possible, so as to avoid losing resolution, and always accompany your submission with original format of the file before exporting to other formats such as JPG, JPEG, EPS (for photograph and screen dumps) PDF (for line drawings).
Colour illustrations are accepted if they are essential to the presentation. Authors will be asked to cover the full cost incurred in colour printing. Further information concerning colour illustrations can be obtained from the Executive Editor.
Tables and figures can be placed in the text.
Papers accepted become the copyright of the Scholarlink Resource Centre Journals. Upon acceptance of an article, the author(s) will be asked to sign a Copyright Transfer Agreement (see Copyright Transfer Agreement Form).
Manuscript are encouraged to be submitted through the ONLINE SUBMISSION CENTRE
Manuscripts can also be submitted electronically by e-mail attachment to email@example.com. The attachment should be packed (max size 5 MB)
In the text body of the manuscript, refer to authors as follows: kitty and James (2007) or kitty and James (2002, 2007).
If the sentence structure requires that the authors’ names be included in parentheses, the proper format is (Smith and James, 2008)
When there are more than 2 authors of an article, the first author’s name is followed by the abbreviation et al. (sammy et al., 1993).
At the end of the paper, in the References section the literature should be arranged in alphabetical order. If they have the same author, they should be in chronological order.
Format of References List
Mukherji, A. and Francis, J. 2008. Mutual adaptation in buyer-supplier relationships. Journal of Business Research, 61(2):154–161.
Cosset, J., & Suret, J. 1995. Political risk and benefits of international portfolio diversification. Journal of International Business Studies, 26(2): 301-318.
Frederick C.T. and James H.B. 1983. Cost and Optimization Engineering, 2nd Edition, Mc Graw-Hill Inc, U.S.A.
Makarewicz, J.C., T. Lewis and P. Bertram, 1995. Epilimnetic phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass and species composition in Lake Michigan, 1983-1992. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program, Chicago, IL. EPA 905-R-95-009.
Muhammad, B.F. and R. Kwali, 2005. Prospects and constraints to small scale yoghurt production in Bauchi Metropolis. Proceeding of the 10th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria. University of Ado-Ekiti, Sep. 12-15, pp: 234-236.
Akande, A.O. 2005. The characteristics effect on relationship between quality and performance. M.S. Thesis, Ogun State University. Nigeria.
For online submission of manuscript, please fill in the following correctly. The online submission system supports file size up to 5 MB. If your file size is more than 5 MB, then please divide your file in parts and send these files one by one. Make sure that the submitted manuscript is not in process of publication anywhere in any conference/journal across the world.
Editor in Chief
Alistair Anderson Ph.D
Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship
Aberdeen Business School,
Robert Gordon University,
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