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Author Rights
We follow green open access policy with regards to author rights. Authors reserve the right to post the link of their accepted/published papers in their own academic website or University Repositories to which they are affiliated to with complete citation. However, this does not reserve the right for them to use it for commercial gains.

Copyright:

Upon submission of an article, authors are requested to complete a copyright form, which transfers copyright in all original material in the article to the publisher if the article is accepted.

The copyright form must be filled in correctly, signed, dated and submitted before an article can be accepted. The signed scanned copy of complete and duly signed declaration form may be sent by e-mail to editor@imanagerpublications.co.in

i-manager Publications holds the Copyright of the article to be published/published and any content to be re-used will require the consent of the Publisher.

Click here to download the Copyright Form

Submission Guidelines

The author must provide:

  • his / her name,
  • his / her job title,
  • his / her organization/institution of affiliation name,
  • a brief biographical description,
  • a photograph in JPEG format.

In case of more than one author, the corresponding authors' full details including email, fax, phone and address for communication need to be provided.

In addition:

  • The paper needs to contain a title, an abstract, keywords,mainbody with sections and subsections and references.
  • All references need to be cited.
  • APA format should be followed for reference, citation and for Tables, Font style: Arial in 10 pt size,
  • Figures and tables should follow the references. Make sure that every table or figure is referred in the text. The table or figure will be placed after the first mention in the text,
  • Illustrations if provided, should be clear and in JPEG format,
  • All articles should be error free to the maximum extent possible and any technical matter must be as clear as possible.

 

Author Responsibilities

Authors should ensure that they have written and submitted only original works, and if they have used the work and/or words of others, that has been appropriately cited. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable. Authors should not submit for consideration a manuscript that has already been published in another Journal. Submission of a manuscript concurrently to more than one Journal is unethical publishing behaviour and unacceptable.

Submission Procedure

First time authors are requested to register themselves on the registration page. Once registered, authors can submit and know the status of their papers. Existing authors are requested to use their username and password to submit papers and know the current status of the paper.

Researchers and practitioners are expected to submit on or before the stipulated deadline. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified before the stipulated deadline about the status of their proposals. All submitted articles in full text are expected to be submitted before the stipulated deadline.

Review Procedure

All submissions will undergo an abstract review and a double blind review on the full papers.

The abstracts would be reviewed initially and the acceptance and rejection of the abstracts would be notified to the corresponding authors. Once the authors submit the full papers in accordance to the suggestions in the abstract review report, the papers would be forwarded for double-blind review by the review panel. The final selection of the papers would be based on the report of the review panel members, and the approval of the Editor-in-Chief.

Author FAQ

Why should I register?

As a first time contributing author to i-manager’s Journals, you are required to register with us. Once you are registered as an author, you are added in our Author Database and you get access to Call for Paper notifications from the Corresponding Editor to your areas of academic interest and research. The registered authors can submit their papers online and view the status of their submitted papers from submission to being published, and also they get access to view their published papers. Click here to register

Why Publish in i-managers Journals?

i-manager Publications currently publishes academic Journals in Education, Engineering, Scientific and Management streams. All of i-manager’s Journals are supported by highly qualified Editorial Board members who help in presenting high quality content issue after issue. We follow stringent Double Blind Peer Review process to maintain the high quality of our Journals. Our Journals target both Indian as well as International researchers and serve as a medium for knowledge transfer between the developed and developing countries. The Journals have a good mix of International and Indian academic contributions, with the peer-review committee set up with International Educators.

We have readership for our Journals from institutions all over, and the online access helps in expanding our reach to the academia worldwide.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

We follow stringent publication ethics, and plagiarized papers are not published, and are withdrawn at any stage of the publishing process. Plagiarism is not limited to the Results and Discussion sections; it can involve any part of the manuscript, including figures and tables, in which material is copied from another publication without attestation, reference, or permission.

No Publishing Fee

The publisher follows a ‘No Publishing Fee’ policy.

We do not charge any publication fee.

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