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Author’s Fullpaper Guidelines

Manuscript Structure
We do not have strict formatting requirements, but all manuscripts must contain
the essential elements needed to convey the content in clearly defined sections:
Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results,
Discussion and/or Conclusions, References, Figures and Tables with
Captions, and any Supplementary Material required.

Submission Checklist
 Full author names: First name(s), Surname(s)
 Author affiliations: department, institution, city, state, country
 Corresponding author: name, email address
 The abstract does not exceed 500 words
 3–6 keywords (optional)
 The manuscript file contains all essential sections: Article Title, Abstract,
Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion,
References, Figure Captions, Tables.
 Ensure tables and figures are mentioned in the text, e.g ‘As shown in Fig.
 All references mentioned in the references list should be mentioned in the
text, and vice versa. Use reference manager such as EndNote, Mendeley,
Zotero, etc.
 All necessary declarations (acknowledgments, conflict of interests,
supporting grants, presentations) have been made
 All manuscript and supplementary material files have been uploaded
 The preferred electronic format for text is Microsoft Word.

Authors are responsible for ensuring that the information in each reference is
accurate. All references must be numbered sequentially and all references
mentioned in the references list are cited in the text, and vice versa. Citations of
references in text should be identified using numbers in square brackets (e.g., “as
discussed by Walker [4]”; or “as explained in [3, 8]”). Use reference manager
such as EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc.

Units of Measurement
Units of measurement should be presented using System International (SI) units.


ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) . and societies globally-­­ offer manuscript language editing services to researchers etc. Articles cannot be published until a signed form (original pen-to-paper signature) has been received. Language Editing Service The preferred provider of author support services to publishers. taken by authors before submission. Contributors are strongly advised to have the manuscript checked by a colleague with ample experience in writing English manuscripts or a competent English language editor. Authors should either approve or return the proofs with any corrections within 3-­­4 days of receipt. Author(s) should provide a certificate confirming that their manuscripts have been adequately edited. For more information and details or to get a quote. Publication Ethics To adhere to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Code of Conduct [].org/resources/code-conduct] and Best Practice Guidelines [https://publicationethics. Should you have any enquiries. A proof from a recognised editing service should be submitted together with the cover letter at the time of submitting a manuscript to Pertanika.Authors will receive the typeset page proofs for final approval. All editing costs must be borne by the author(s). and must sign the form or agree that the corresponding author can sign on their behalf. it is assumed that authors have obtained permission to use any copyrighted or previously published material. and thus publication if the content is acceptable. All authors must read and agree to the conditions outlined in the form. will greatly facilitate www. Language Accuracy Proceeding emphasizes on the linguistic accuracy of every manuscript published. author(s) are have to put the ethical approval from the local Ethical Research Committee (ERC). please visit http://knowledgee. This step. do not hesitate to contact the editors: Copyright Authors publishing the article will be asked to sign a copyright or indri. In signing the form.editage.peerwith. Articles must be in English and they must be competently written and argued in clear and concise grammatical English. www.

authoraid.­­for-­­publication/­­ library • Canberra: Notes on the Structure of a Scientific Paper: These guidelines were prepared with the aid of Robert Day's entertaining book "How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper" (there is no charge to sign up for these).pdf • Citations: useful guide on how to cite internet (online) publications. See https://orcid. http://pkpschool.aspx • George Mason University – guide to writing a scientific paper.Authors are strongly encouraged to obtain and include an ORCiD identifier and to include this in their contact details after their email address. http://www. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes each author separately from every other researcher through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant supports automated linkages between authors and their professional activities ensuring that their work is recognized. Useful Resources • INASP Handbook for Editors and Publishers. Edited by Pippa Smart • APA reference style – this website gives examples of references in APA style­­ • AuthorAID Website – the resources section has hundreds of presentations and guides on how to write a scientific paper.htm • PKP School – free online training on writing for publication.gmu. http://classweb.sfu.