Information For Authors


All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through the e-mail to the editor at:
Authors are advised to follow the Author Guideline in preparing the manuscript before submission.

Publication Ethics

The researcher/author must not engage in plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Plagiarism such as verbatim or copying, or paraphrasing without any proper citation, of text, data, or other material containing results of another person’s work, without explicit identification of the source of such material. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited in JOCSSES and texts that are identified as plagiarism or its content are fraudulent will be removed from the journal as quickly as possible.

The researcher must be exercising the care of research ethics for publishing only original research. The manuscripts may be reviewed and deeply screened during the whole editorial cycle, including the submission process, and until the final publication.

The confidentiality will be maintained before any clarifications or complaints that an author wishes to send to the committees of the journal.

Open Access Policy

JOCSSES journals provide immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public. 

Author guidelines

Authors should submit only papers that have been carefully proofread and polished. Before submission please make sure that your paper is prepared using the JOCSSES paper template. Acceptance or rejection notification will be sent to all authors.

Submitted papers MUST be written in English only.

Manuscripts should be typed in MS Word, should be in English, and should be sent online only via e-mail to the editor.

Length For individual papers, a length of between 4,000 - 8,000 words is acceptable. This excludes tables, figures, and references or should not exceed 25 pages.

The author should use The Times-News Roman and 11 font size with single spacing. Refer to the template provided.