Guide for Authors

AUTHORS GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION

Paper Type

The journal publishes Full text Research/ Original/ Regular Article, Case-study, Methodologies, Applied Article, Conceptual and Technical Paper.

 

Submission

Submission to this journal proceeds totally online. Use the following guidelines to prepare your article. Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. All communications (notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision) takes place by e-mail and via the author's homepage.

 

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Ethics in Publishing

The ethical policy of Jear is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with International Committee of Jear Editorial Board codes of conduct. Readers, authors, reviewers and editors should follow these ethical policies once working with Jear.  The ethical policy of Jear is liable to determine which of the typical research papers or articles submitted to the journal should be published in the concerned issue. The publishing decision is based on the suggestion of the journal's reviewers and editorial board members. The ethical policy insisted the Editor-in-Chief, may confer with other editors or reviewers in making the decision.  The reviewers are necessary to evaluate the research papers based on the submitted content in confidential manner.  The reviewers too suggest the authors to improve the quality of research paper by their reviewing comments.  Authors should ensure that their submitted research work is original and has not been published elsewhere in any language.  Applicable copyright laws and conventions should be followed by the authors.  Any kind of plagiarism constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.  For information on this matter in publishing and ethical guidelines please visit http://publicationethics.org.

 

After the accepted manuscript has been published in an online and print issue

Any requests to add, delete, or rearrange author names in an article published in an online issue will follow the same policies as noted above and result in a corrigendum.

 

Copyright

Journals should make clear the type of copyright under which authors work will be published.  Upon acceptance of manuscript, authors will be asked to complete a 'Journal Publishing Agreement' (https://jear.tvu.ac.ir/page_1703.html).  An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Journal Publishing Agreement' form or a link to the online version of this agreement.

 

Permission required

Permission should be sought from the publisher to reproduce any substantial part of a copyrighted work that depends on both the significance of the material and the quantity of material used. This includes any text, illustrations, charts, tables, photographs, or other material from previously published sources used.  If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the author(s) must obtain written permission from the copyright owners (publisher) and credit the source(s) in the manuscript.

 

Permission not required

Copyright protects only original (i.e. creative) material. As such it protects only the particular form of expression of a work, and not the ideas or facts contained in it. Public domain works are not protected by copyright and may be reproduced without permission. Permission would however be required to re-use the final formatted, edited, published version of the work in certain cases, as it is owned by the publisher.

 

Author Agreement

In order to disseminate the authors’ research work, the publishers need publishing rights. For open access articles the publisher uses an exclusive licensing agreement in which authors retain copyright in their manuscript (https://jear.tvu.ac.ir/page_1703.html)

 

Changes to Authorship

After the manuscript is submitted, the corresponding author is required to send a request through E-mail to add or remove an author or to rearrange the author names of the submitted manuscript with the satisfaction and signatures of all the authors. After being accepted for publication, No request to remove or add authors will be accepted.

 

Creative Commons Attribution

Permit others distribute and copy the manuscript, to create extracts, abstracts, and other revised versions, adaptations or derivative works of or from manuscript (such as a translation), to include in a collective work, to text or data mine the article, even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit the author(s), do not represent the author as endorsing their adaptation of the article, and do not modify the article in such a way as to damage the author's honor or reputation.  Further details found at:  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

 

Conflict of Interest

Authors are requested to evident whether impending conflicts do or do not exist. If an organization encompasses any financial interest in the outcome of the study, the authors are appealed to provide a declaration that have full access to all the data in the study and take complete responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. All studies (if necessary based on the type and subject), must be approved by the relevant Ethics Committee/ Institution review board of the respective institutions. Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to be originated by the authors. A copyright transfer agreement is signed by the corresponding author, upon the acceptance of the manuscript, on behalf of all authors, for publication to be legally responsible towards the Journal ethics and privacy policy. Authors will be notified as soon as possible of decisions concerning the suitability of their manuscripts for publication in the journal. Once the article has been accepted for publication, it will be copy edited and typeset, after which the corresponding author will be sent information on accessing page proofs to correct. Other than the correction of typographical errors, alterations cannot be made at this stage. Please note that there are no page charges to publish in Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management. The submitted materials may be considered for inclusion but cannot be returned and Editors of the Journal reserve the right to accept or reject any article in any stage, if necessary.

Further information on Conflict of Interest Disclosure form can be found at: (https://jear.tvu.ac.ir/page_1703.html)

 

 Manuscript Preparation

Jear Journal is an interdisciplinary publication that publishes four issues a year plus one special issue and the criteria for accepting the article are as follows:

1- General features of the article

• The article should be the result of the author(s) research.

• The article should not have been published in another journal and should not have been submitted to another journal until the end of review process.

• After sending the articles to the experts, they are checked for originality by a plagiarism checker application and based on the reported similarity percentage, the articles are assigned the initial task (initial acceptance of articles with similarity reports above 35% will not be accepted).

• The publication of the article is subject to the final approval of the editorial board.

• The author will be notified of the acceptance of the article for publication after the approval of the reviewer committee.

• The corresponding author is responsible for the content of the article. To submit any article, the corresponding author must download, complete and submit the Publication Agreement Form and the Conflict-of-Interest Form in addition to the article on the journal website.

• The editor of the journal is free to carry out literary and technical editing on the article without changing its content.

• The volume of the article should not exceed twenty pages.

•The full name of the author (s), academic degree, university where they teach or study, field of study, e-mail, and telephone number should be stated on a separate page.

• Submitting an article is only possible through the Jear Journal website publications system of the Technical and Vocational University at http://Jear.tvu.ac.ir (to do this, the corresponding author must first register in the system).

 

2- Article components

Title: The general title of the article which embodies and expresses the content of the article. The title should be non-repetitive, unambiguous and conceptually flawless.

Profile of the author: The profile must include the name and surname of the author, academic degree, field of study, university where they teach or study (as per the Affiliation of the Technical and Vocational University in English).

Abstract: A comprehensive description of the article in concise terms (maximum 250 words or ten lines) including an overview of the problem statement, purpose, research method and findings.

Keywords:  Five to seven specialized words that are more important in the article than other words.

Introduction: Includes the purpose of the article and briefly mentions the research background.

Main body: Includes the main text of the article, theoretical foundations, methodology, data analysis, findings, discussion and conclusion.

Footnote: If there are necessary explanations, terms and foreign equivalents, at the bottom of each page, they will be numbered in the text.

Acknowledgments: It is recommended partner institutions and funding providers of the research are mentioned, stating appreciation to individuals who have played a role in conducting the relevant research or provided the necessary facilities, as well as to those who have worked hard in reviewing and compiling the article. Obtaining licenses / permissions from organizations or individuals whose names are mentioned in appreciation is necessary.

References: References should be mentioned as per article format and at least half of them should have been published in the last 5 years. It is necessary to list the references used in order of their number in the text of the article. Furthermore, in references with different publication years, the author(s) should be stated in ascending order of the year of publication.

• All references should be in English, not Persian. Even if the references are Persian, they need to be translated into English, then write (in persian) at the end of the line.

English abstract: Cambria and font size 9 should be used.

 

3- Text Style

• The article should be on standard paper, in font Time New Romance 10, with single spacing in Word format and written as a single column. 

• At the beginning of each section, a half-centimetre indentation must be implemented; but, the first line below each title should not be indented.

• Direct quotations of more than three lines should be written separate from the original text and with one-centimetre indentation on each side and written in the same font but with a size of 10.

• The article begins with an introduction. The title of each main section and subsections should be separated by a white line and written in bold.

• Except for proper names and names of grammar principles, other Latin footnotes should begin with a lowercase letter.

• The number of footnotes should not be sequential and excessive footnotes should be avoided.

• Use the references tool for the numbering of footnotes and do not type the desired number manually.

•If unfamiliar abbreviations are used, list them in the footnote before first use.

• If the author or authors have used the financial resources of a particular organization or institution in the preparation of the article, it should be mentioned in the footnote.

• Draw, Table and Equation tools in Word environment should be used to prepare tree diagrams and other similar diagrams so that it is not problematic to organize in the final version of the article.

• Write the titles of the tables at the top, and the titles of the images at the bottom.

• All examples, diagrams and images must be numbered consecutively.

• Formulas should be numbered in parentheses.

 

4- Reference to Sources 

All references in your manuscript must be formatted using EndNote software based on APA7th styles.

( Click here to download the EndNote style for references.)

The bibliography of references text font should be (Times New Romans 10).

 

4-1 In-text references

• References in the text of the article should be numbered and the end source number should be in parentheses in the text. See Example [4].

 

4-2 Final References (Sources) in APA 7th Style:

All references in your manuscript must be formatted using EndNote software based on APA7th styles.

The bibliography of references text font should be (Times New Romans 10).

4-2-1 Reference to books

A basic reference list entry for an e-book that you have retrieved from a Library database (with no DOI)* in APA must include:

  • Author or authors. The surname is followed by first initials.
  • Year of publication of the book (in round brackets).
  • Book title (in italics).
  • Edition (in round brackets), if other than first.
  • Publisher.
  • DOI. Include a DOI for all works that have one, regardless of whether you used the online version or print version.
  • The first line of each citation is left adjusted. Every subsequent line is indented 5-7 spaces.

Example: 

[2] Heywood, J. B. (2018). Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals (2nd ed.). McGraw Hill.

 

4-2-2 Reference to articles

A basic reference list entry for a journal article in APA must include:

  • Author or authors. The surname is followed by first initials.
  • Year of publication of the article (in round brackets).
  • Article title.
  • Journal title (in italics).
  • Volume of journal (in italics).
  • Issue number of journal in round brackets (no italics).
  • Page range of article.
  • DOI or URL
  • The first line of each citation is left adjusted. Every subsequent line is indented 5-7 spaces.

Example: 

[1] Nasiri, S., Rahimi Asiabaraki, H., & Razaghi, E. (2021). The Effect of Multi-size Valve on Improvement of Swirl Flow for Gas-based EF7 Engine. Jear Journal, 17(4), 117-132.

 

4-2-3 Reference to conference papers

The basics of a reference list entry for a paper in a published conference proceedings:

  • Author or authors of paper. Surname followed by first initials.
  • Year and date of the conference (in round brackets).
  • Title of paper (in italics).
  • Title of conference.
  • Event Place
  • DOI or URL
  • The first line of each citation is left adjusted. Every subsequent line is indented 5-7 spaces.

Example:

 [3] Maddox, S., Hurling, J., Stewart, E., & Edwards, A. (2016, March 30-April 2). If mama ain't happy, nobody's happy: The effect of parental depression on mood dysregulation in children. Southeastern Psychological Association 62nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.

 

4-2-4 Reference to dissertations

The basics of a reference list entry for a thesis or dissertation:

  • Author. The surname is followed by first initials.
  • Year (in round brackets).
  • Title (in italics).
  • Level of Thesis or Dissertation [in square brackets].
  • University, also in [square brackets] following directly after the Level of Thesis, for e.g. [Doctoral dissertation, Victoria University]
  • Database or Archive Name
  • URL
  • The first line of each citation is left adjusted. Every subsequent line is indented 5-7 spaces.

Note: Include the description “Doctoral dissertation” or “Master’s thesis” followed by a comma and the name of the institution that awarded the degree. Place this information in square brackets after the dissertation or thesis title.

Example:‚Äč

[4] Mosek, E. (2017). Team flow: The missing piece in performance [Doctoral dissertation, Victoria University]. Victoria University Research Repository. http://vuir.vu.edu.au/35038/

[5] Tsao, S.-F. (2016). Associations between consumption of fruits and vegetables among older consumers and farmers market shopping [Master’s thesis, University of Kentucky]. UKnowledge. https://uknowledge.uky.edu/foodsci_etds/47/

 

5- Other Notes

• According to the rules of Jear Journal, each respected author is allowed to submit and follow up on only one article in each issue of the journal. Thus, we are unable to accept submission of more than one article in the name of one author within a specified period of time.

• It is necessary to state the affiliation articles in English in the following format with ORCID:

Academic rank..., Department of ..., Technical and Vocational University (TVU), Tehran, Iran.

 

Example:

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical and Vocational University (TVU), Tehran, Iran.

 

Authors affiliation guide file

 

To register for an ORCID, you can click on this link and go to the ORCID registration guide.

 

Important notes on academic rank:

• Do mention if the academic rank is professor, associate professor or assistant professor.

• If the academic rank is instructor or lecturer and the author is member of the faculty of a university or educational center, use the word (Faculty Member) for the academic rank.

•In other cases, mention the last degree obtained or current degree level. For instance: Master’s student, PhD student, etc.

 

 

• It is necessary to insert the accent or conjugation sign in accented Arabic words used.

• Any additional explanations other than references should be inserted in the footnotes.

• In the references section, if the author's name is not known, name will be replaced by work name.

• References to ancient sources should use commonly known names of authors such as Nasser Khosrow and not Ghobadiani.

• In quoting sources from different languages, follow the rules of the same language to capitalize the first letters; this means, for example, that in French, except for proper nouns, all nouns begin with lowercase letters while in German, the grammatical name is written in capital letters and the rest of the words are written in lower case and ....

 

 

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