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Author Guidelines

Submission Information for our Journals


How I can submit a manuscript in MCSER Journals?
You can submit your manuscript by email in the following emails: for Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences for Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies for Journal of Educational and Social Research


Submissions may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during the review period.
Authors will be required to suggest one potential Reviewer for all new manuscript submissions.

What papers can I submit to MCSER Journals?
In our journals you can submit the following types of manuscripts:

Original, unpublished papers
Extended and enhanced versions of papers presented at conferences
Book review
Letter to the Editor

How many papers I can submit in one issue?
Only one paper can be submitted for publication in a single issue as first author and one paper as co/author.

What is the page limit for paper submission?
Preferred papers must be 4000-6000 words maximum including tables and references. Abstract should not exceeds 250 words.

Is possible to submit a paper which exceeds the 6000 words?
Yes, you can submit papers that exceeds 6000 words but unnecessarily lengthy manuscripts, especially over 8000-10000 words have less chance of being accepted.

In which format I should submit the manuscript?
The initial paper can be submitted as an Ms Word or Adobe PDF file. Your final paper (text and embedded figures) must be sent in Ms Word Document.

Can I submit a paper in any language?
All papers must be written in English or Italian. Title, abstract and Keywords should be written only in English.

Is there any structure specified for papers submitted in MCSER Journals?
Each article must contain the following sections:

Abstract (The abstract should include: The object of the study, aims and scope, describe the methods employed, and summarize results and primary conclusions. Less than 250 words)
Key Words,
Body, (Recommended to include in Body: Literature review, Research methods, Analysis result, Discussion)
Can I check my final paper before printing?
Authors will receive a PDF file of full journal for proof (read) before printing. Please pay attention to any details especially to the equations, tables, and graphics. After noting any errors and indicating the corrections to be made, please send your comments within 5 days.

What is MCSER’s policy regarding plagiarism cases?
MCSER has a zero-tolerance policy for plagiarism. As member of Crossref MCSER now utilizes advanced plagiarism detection software called CrossCheck powered by iThenticate on each submitted paper. If a paper submitted to an MCSER journal has been plagiarized in whole or in part, the paper will be rejected and the author(s) will be prohibited from submitting papers in our journals in the future.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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