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NOTES TO CONTRIBUTORS

 

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure the following guidelines are met. The sequence of the sections in your manuscript should be as mentioned below. The manuscript of authors work should be written in clear and grammatically correct language. Submit your manuscript in single column format, typed on A4 sized word documented file. Four hard copies are required during the reviewing process. Revised manuscript (in response to reviewers notes) should be submitted in hard and soft copies (single copy for each). Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscript via the editor's email address

(                                                       ). Otherwise send your contribution to the following address:

 

Journal of Al-Nahrain University Science (JNUS)

Al-Nahrain University

Jadiriya, Baghdad, Iraq

 

A statement of intention towards publication of authors work in JNUS should be addressed in separate letter directed to the Managing Editor or the Deputy Managing Editor mentioned in the end of this guidelines.

 

Title

Title of manuscript should not exceed 20 words.

Title should be formatted in title format. Title format is the title case. It requires capitalization of all initial letters, including subordinate conjunctions (as, because, although). Prepositions such as “for”, “or”, “and” in lower case. For hyphenated phrases, capitalize both words unless the second word is a verb.

 

Font type: Times New Roman, Bold; Font size: 14 points;

No abbreviations are allowed in the title. Title may not contain words like “First” or “Novel” nor any part or series number.

 

Authors’ names

Authors names should be given in as complete a form as possible. first names, initials, and surnames. Example:- Jamie H. Warner

No title is required for any of the authors (like Dr. Sr. Mr. Ms. Mrs.) One Author should be indicated  for correspondence and copyright transfer. The correspondence is referred to by an ASTERISK (*).

Example: Jamie H. Warner*, Andrew A. Watt

Font type: Times New Roman; Font size: 12 points; Font Face: Regular

 

Authors affiliation

Author's affiliation should be mentioned below authors names. Authors of the same affiliation are indicated by a number next to their names in superscript format.

 

Example :- Jamie H. Warner1,*), Andrew A. Watt2

1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Park Road, Oxford, UK.

2 Department of Electronics, College of Science, Peiking University, Beijing, China.

 

E-mail address

The E.mail address for corresponding author(s) should be inserted on title page below name/address.

 

Abstract

Abstract is required. Number of words should be limited to 200 words. Within this limit of words, the authors should be able to highlight the most important assumptions and results of their work.

Abbreviations should be defined upon first usage.

No references citations are allowed in the abstract.

Font type: Times New Roman; Font size: 12 points; Lines spacing: single

 

The Abstract section needs to be translated in Arabic language clearly and correspondingly.

 

Keywords

Authors should provide, at least, four keywords related to the subject of their manuscript.

Font type: Times New Roman; Font size: 12 points

 

Main Text

Section titles are encouraged, but the “Introduction” section title is not used. Sections are not numbered.

Sections order:

Introduction

Method/Experimental Work

Results and Discussion

Conclusions

Acknowledgments (if any)

References

Translation of Abstract in Arabic

 

Sections title format

Font type: Times New Roman; Font case: Title case; Font size: 12 points; Face type: Bold

 

Throughout text, all latin words, phrases and abbreviations must be italicized. Examples: i.e., et al., e.g., in situ, via, etc. or etcetera, in vivo.  Put all citations (references) throughout the text in square brackets. Put citation immediately before the punctuation. Dedications may be included in the acknowledgments section.

 

Text format

Font type: Times New Roman; Font size: 12 points; Line Spacing: Single

 

Figures and Tables

All figures and tables should be cited in order in the text. Use the words (figure, table) not the abbreviations. Every figure should have a caption (below the figure) and every table should have a title (above the table). Schemes must have titles and may contain footnotes.  Figure and tables not from authors work should be referenced in the caption with a reference number associated to the reference list in the end of the manuscript. Captions and titles should be in the following format:-

 

Font type: Times New Roman; Font size: 12 point; Font face: Bold; Line Spacing: Single

Tables should be of simple grid format with clear columns headings.

     

Use Arial font type for the lettering inside the figures. Lettering should be of uniform size and density, no smaller than 6 points and lines should be no thinner than 0.5 point at final published size.

Figures containing photographic images must be at least 300 dpi.

Photographs should be in  tif  format.

Use Arial font type for headings of the table columns. Tables should be self-explanatory.

 

References

Individually numbered with only one citation per reference. References must stick on to correct journal style:

Include article titles in title case, journal abbreviations according to CASSI, proper punctuation and arrangement. References with more than 10 authors must list the first 10 authors, followed by “et al.”.

Do not include any issue numbers in references.

 

Example

Journal referencing

[1] first author; second author; "title of reference"; abbreviated title of journal volume number, range of pages, year.

[1] Al-Tabbakh, A. A.; More, M. A.; Joag, D. S.; Ramgir, N. S.; Mulla, I. S.; Pillai, V. K. "Energy Analysis of Field Emitted Electrons from a ZnO Tetrapod"; Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 162102–162104, 2007.

 

Book referencing

[2] Author name; "book title"; publisher, Vol. volume number (if any); pp range of pages; year.

[2] Oostrom, A. G. J.; "Validity of the Fowler_Nordheim Model for Field Electron Emission"; N. V. Philip: Eindhoven, The Netherlands; Vol. 49; pp. 4-10; 1965.

Proceedings: referenced with format similar to that of the books.


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