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International Journal of Innovation Science and Research (IJISR) is an open access journal that provides rapid publication of articles in all areas of the subject.

MANUSCRIPT CATEGORIES

Research Article: Full papers are complete reports of original research of high scientific quality that have not previously been published. Full paper contains all experimental details. New, significant, innovative and original findings are suitable as

Research papers

Communications: Short Communications are short reports of preliminary research findings and findings must be of great significance and urgency, and must contribute to the development or further development of an important area of research. A short Experimental section may be included. It includes preliminary data or studies that did not provide enough information for a Research paper.

Reviews: Reviews are summaries of significant recent research work and new developments from the research group of the principal author. The main part of the review should be a comprehensive but critical analysis of recent (last three to five years) developments, current problems, and future directions.

PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS

The authors are requested to prepare their manuscripts as per the instructions/specifications given below.

INSTRUCTION FOR PREPARATION OF RESEARCH PAPERS Manuscripts for original research papers should have the following headings:

1. Title
2. Author's name(s)& address(es)
3. Abstract
4. Keywords
5. Introduction
6. Experimental Section
7. Results and Discussion
8. Conclusion (optional)
9. Acknowledgements (optional)
10. References
11. Supplementary Material Available(optional)

TITLE
Title Must be informative, specific and short and not exceed 150 characters. Title must be in bold face and capital case having a font size and font style of 16 pt and Times New Roman respectively. It must be followed by one empty line.

AUTHORS
The full name(s) of the author(s) and full postal address( es) of the institutions where the research was done should appear below the title. Author name and address must be in normal face and sentence case having a font size and font style of 12 pt and Times New Roman respectively. It should be followed by 1.5 line spacing. Use the symbols 1, 2, 3, etc., as superscripts to relate the authors to the corresponding address and an asterisk (*) to indicate the author(s) to whom correspondence should be addressed. At the bottom left corner of the title page, please mention *Corresponding Author and provide full corresponding address with designation, functional e-mail address and phone no.

ABSTRACT:
Abstract shoud start on a new page and should be typed in single-space. Abstract should describe the essential aspects of the investigation. It should be about 200-250 words. It must be followed by one empty line.

KEY WORDS:
A maximum of 5 key words must be given at the end of the Abstract.

INTRODUCTION
This part should define the background and significance of the study by considering the relevant literature, particularly the most recent publications. It must be followed by one empty line.

EXPERIMENTAL SECTION
This section should start as a continuation to introduction on the same page. This section may be divided into subsections if it facilitates better reading of the paper. It should contain information about the materials and the methods used to carry out the experimental work like animals, chemicals and animal ethical committee approval number, software used and procedures followed etc. The procedure adopted should be described in sufficient detail to allow the experiment to be interpreted and repeated by the readers, if necessary. Procedural detail that has been published previously should be referred to by citation. The nomenclature, the source of material and equipment used, with details of the manufacturers in parentheses, should be clearly mentioned. Chemical compounds should be named according to IUPAC or Chemical Abstracts. The units and dimensions should be expressed according to the metric system and SI units.
For meter (m), gram (g), kilogram (kg), second (s), minute (m),hour (h), mole (mol), liter (l), milliliter (ml), microliter (μl). A zero has to be used before a decimal. Names of plants, animals and bacteria should be in italics.It must be followed by one empty line.

RESULT AND DISCUSSION:
This segment should focus on the fulfilment of stated objectives as given in the introduction. All results based on methods must be included. Results should be described as concisely as possible in one of the following ways: text, table(s), or figure(s). Discussion should start with limited background information and then proceed with the discussion of the results of the investigation in light of what has been published in the past, the limitations of the study, and potential directions for future research.It must be followed by one empty line.

CONCLUSIONS:
A brief Conclusions section is desirable, but not essential.It must be followed by one empty line.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:
It may briefly include acknowledgement of assistance from: 1) contributors that do not warrant authorship; ii) technical help; and iii) Material support. It must be followed by one empty line.

REFERENCES:
References should be cited in the text in Arabic numerals in superscript. The references should be cited at the end of the manuscript in the order of their appearance in the text. References Should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text (not in alphabetic order). If more than five authors, the first three shall be listed followed by et al. Use complete name of the journal for non-indexed journals. Avoid using abstracts as references.

Journal Articles:
Format: Author(s) of article (surname initials). Title of article. Journal title abbreviated Year of publication; volume number(issue number):page numbers.

For example

Mackness MI, Mackness B, Durrington PN et al. Paraoxonase and coronary heart disease. Curr. Opin. Lipidol. 1998; 9: 319-24.

Lesyk R, Vladzimirska O, Zimenkovsky B. New thiazolidones-4 with pyrazolone-5 substituent as the potential nsaids. Bolletino Chimico Pharmaceutico. 1998; 137(6): 210-217.

Book Chapter:
Format:Author(s) of chapter (surname initials). “Title of chapter”. In: Editor(s) name (eds.). Title of book. Edition. Publisher: Place of publication;Year of publication: page numbers.

For example

Phillips SJ and Whisnant JP. “Hypertension and stroke”. In: Laragh JH and Brenner BM. (eds.) Hypertension: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management.2nd ed. Raven Press: New York; 1995: 465-78.

Mandell GL and. Petri WA. “Antimicrobial agents: penicillins, cephalosporins, and other ß-lactam antibiotics”. In: Hardman JG and Limbird LE (eds.).  Goodman and Gilman`s The pharmacological basis of therapeutics. 9th ed. McGraw-Hill: New York; 1996:1073-1101.

Electronic journal article/ World Wide Web:
Format: Author/editor (surname initials). “Title” [online]. Year [cited year month day]. Available from: URL:World Wide Web page.

For example

Daharwal SJ, Grag G, Saudagar RB et al. “Methods of estimation of multi-component formulations: A review” [online]. 2006 [cited 2006 Feb 17]     

Patent:

Larsen CE, Trip R, Johnson CR, inventors; Novoste Corporation, assignee. Methods for procedures related to the electrophysiology of the heart. US patent 5529 067. 1995 Jun 25.

TABLES AND FIGURES
All the tables and figures should be in the text at suitable place. Tables must be created using Word table format using single space. Do NOT use Chem Draw, Isis Draw or Tabs to create tables. Tables created in Chem Draw / ISIS Draw will be returned to the author for proper formatting. Tables must be oriented portrait style on the page and must fit within the margins of a single page. Tables should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and bear a brief title in sentence case,bold face and font size 10. Material in body of table is usually justified on the left-hand side. The font should be Times New Roman and size of 10 pt. Tables should not be very large that they run more than one A4 sized page.

CONDUCT OF ANIMAL STUDY:
Authors publishing results from in vivo experiments involving animals or humans should state whether due permission for conduction of these experiments was obtained, from the relevant ethics committees, in the Materials and Methods section.

The experimental protocol was approved by Institutional Animal Ethical Committee (IAEC) of Name of College and Place( Letter No.........................................)  with CPCSEA Registration No...................................

In addition, authors wishing to publish research work involving human studies should also send a notary verified letter of approval from the Ethics Committee or the Institutional Review Board.

INSTRUCTION FOR PREPARATION OF REVIEW ARTICLES:

Review articles should contain up-to-date information providing comprehensive coverage of relevant literature. Review articles should preferably be written by scientists who have in-depth knowledge of the topic. Review article must be of at least 8 pages.
Manuscripts comprising reviews and accounts should have the following headings:

1. Title
2. Author's name(s) & address(es)
3. Abstract
4. Keywords
5. Table of Contents

A ToC should appear above the Introduction for Reviews article. Headings in Reviews article should follow the hierarchy and style as indicated below. The Introduction should be numbered 1.

   1. Primary Heading
   1.1 Secondary heading
   1.1.1 Tertiary heading
   2. Primary Heading
6. Introduction
7. Main Headings of Contents: This section can be divided into sub sections.
8. Future prospects: : Should contain a critical review of the manuscript and topic with authors view on the future prospects of the topic.
9. Acknowledgements (optional)
10. References: At least 30 references must be given.

Guidelines for title, authors, abstract, key words, introduction, acknowledgment, references and tables and figures are same as research article.

INSTRUCTION FOR PREPARATION OF SHORT COMMUNICATIONS:
Short Communications are short reports of preliminary research findings and findings must be of great significance and urgency, and must contribute to the development or further development of an important area of research. A short Experimental section may be included. It includes preliminary data or studies that did not provide enough information for a Research paper. Manuscripts comprising short communication should have the following headings:
1. Title
2. Author's name(s) & address(es)
3. Abstract
4. Introduction
5. Experimental section
6. Results and discussion (combined)
7. References
No more than 10 references should be provided. Tables, figures and references are to be arranged in the same way as for research papers.
Guidelines for title , authors, abstract, key words, introduction,acknowledgment, references and tables and figures are same as research article.

PLAGIARISM:
Plagiarism is a serious issue around the world in the arena of manuscript writing. Plagiarism means “the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language andthoughts of another author and the representation of the one's own original work”. This is generally noticed that, authors are simply copying scientific data and information from the other published papers, which is an awful practice in academic fraternity. Therefore I request to the all our author(s) please adopt the holistic & pragmatic approach to design the manuscript of interest. Hence IJISR will not be responsible for further action on Plagiarism issue. The author will be solely responsible for plagiarism issue.

UNDERTAKING AND COPYRIGHT:
The manuscript must be submitted with a statement, signed by all the authors, regarding the originality, authorship and transfer of copyright as per the format given. The International Journal of Innovation Science and Research (IJISR) requires the all authors to sign a copyright transfer agreement. This agreement can be downloaded from website and must be sent to IJISR when the manuscript is accepted and scheduled for publication. All authors must read and agree to the conditions of copyright form and return the signed Copyright Transfer Agreement within 10 days. Unless this agreement is received, the journal will not publish the manuscript.

COVERING LETTER :
All manuscript should contain the covering letter. Format can be found on website.

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS:
SOFT COPY IN MS WORD FORMAT of original manuscript can be sent by e-mail to the editor@ijisr.com

GALLERY PROOFS:
Galley proofs would be sent to the corresponding author. It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to ensure that the galley proof are to be returned without delay with correction (if any). The authors are responsible for the contents appeared in their published manuscripts.

Publication Fees:

A) IJISR charges a humble amount towards publication fees of Indian Author Rs. 1800/-

B) For International Authors needs to pay US$ 60

Contact: editor@ijisr.com