Author’s Guide



     Ethics

     The editor is responsible for deciding which of the papers submitted to the journal will be published. The editor will evaluate manuscripts without regard to the authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizens, or political philosophy. The decision will be based on the paper’s importance, originality and clarity, and the study’s validity and its relevance to the journal’s scope. Current legal requirements regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism should also be considered.

     Aims and Scope

     Journal of POWER is a peer-reviewed and refereed journal. The main objective of POWER is to provide an intellectual platform for the international scholars. POWER aims to promote interdisciplinary studies in all fields of sciences and become the leading journal in Social Sciences, Engineering and Technology, in the world. Journal of POWER publishes high quality research articles that are open access, interdisciplinary, Monthly and fully peer reviewed refereed journal focusing on theories, methods and applications in Science, Social Sciences, Engineering and Technology.

     However, it focus research areas in Computer and Information Technology Sciences, Power Plant Projects, Engineering Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Economic Sciences, Social Sciences, Methodology and philosophy Sciences, Law and Public Administration, Mathematical, Statistical Sciences, Military Sciences, Basic and Applied Sciences. The journal is published in both print and online versions. POWER publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in all fields of sciences and technology will occasionally be published.

     Abstract & Indexed

    *Science Citation Indexed Expanded
    *Current Contents®/Engineering, Computing, and Technology
    *DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
    *EBSCO Publishing’s Electronic Databases
    *INSPEC
    *ISI Alerting Services
    *DOAJ
    *OCLC WorldCat®
    *Proquest Summon
    *Index Copernicus, Poland

     Feature Articles

     Peer Review: POWER is the only peer-reviewed trade publication and all submitted articles are subject to technical and editorial review. The reviewers will evaluate whether the article offers information that is new and fresh, is technically accurate, and is not purely promotional or commercial in nature. Authors will receive a consolidated review statement based on the evaluation of the reviewers. Upon acceptance for publication, authors will be requested to submit a final copy of their manuscript incorporating all revisions and figures.

     Manuscript Submission: Submit manuscripts via email to the Editor ([email protected]). Each submission should indicate any prior publication or presentation venue, and any possible copyright issues that could affect acceptance for publication.

     Title Page and Abstract: On the first page of the manuscript, provide the title of the paper, the name, affiliation, and address for each author. It is also helpful to provide a brief description (no more than 50 words) of what is covered by the manuscript and why this information is relevant to the Journal of POWER.

     Manuscript Length and Format: Although here is no word limitation on feature articles, the preferred length is between 1500-2500 words. Authors are encouraged to submit figures and graphics to support their article and one to two graphics per page can be used as an approximate guideline. Manuscripts should be submitted in a Word file, and any accompanying graphics must be provided as separate jpeg, tif, or eps files, saved at 300 dpi.

     Copyright: Once an article is accepted, the author will be sent a POWER copyright agreement to verify that the information presented in the article is original, and has not been previously published in whole or in part, except as has been indicated upon submission. Any required publication clearance should be obtained by the authors before submission, including permission for use of tables and graphs from copyrighted sources.

     Article Title:The title should be concise and specific to the topic of the article Avoid using abbreviations in the title. Titles should be presented in title case, meaning that all words except for prepositions, articles, and conjunctions should be capitalized.

     Author names & Affiliations: Provide first names or initials (if used), middle names or initials (if used), and surnames for all authors. Affiliation details should include—department, university or organization, city, state and country for all authors. One of the authors should be designated as the corresponding author with asterisk (*) against his/her name. Only the corresponding author’s email address should be provided in the article. It is the corresponding author’s responsibility to ensure that the author list and the summary of the author contributions to the study are accurate and complete.

     Abstract & Keywords: The abstract introduces the article and should not exceed 350 words. It should mention the techniques used without going into methodological detail and should summarize the most important results. Please do not include any citations in the abstract and avoid using abbreviations if possible. Authors should provide 4-6 keywords for indexing purposes. Keywords should be written in title case and separated by comma. Avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').

     Headings: For a better understanding of the content in the article, we encourage authors to number the article headings in Arabic style format. Headings should follow title case, meaning that all words except for prepositions, articles, and conjunctions should be capitalized.

     Abbreviations: All abbreviations should be defined on first use in the text along with the abbreviation in parenthesis. E.g. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

     Units and Symbols: Symbols should be used while referring to alpha, beta, mu, etc (Ex: α, β, µ, etc).

     Figures: General guidelines

     • Figures Format & Resolution: Authors are requested to supply high-resolution versions of the figures in TIFF, JPEG or EPS format. We require that figures be created at a minimum resolution of 200 ppi.

     • File size: The file sizes should not exceed 5 MB.

     • File naming: Naming of file should be simple indicating the serial number and last name of author.

     • Citation: All figures must be cited in the text and authors should indicate where they are to be inserted in the text.

     • Figure captions: These have to be included in the text and provided sequentially at the end of the article. The captions should be short having 10-15 words in sentence case style.

    All figures will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution License, which allows them to be freely used, distributed, and built upon as long as proper attribution is given. Please do not submit any figures that have been previously copyrighted unless you have express written permission from the copyright holder to publish under the CCAL license.

     Tables: General guidelines

     • Tables should be included in the text file.

     • All tables should have a concise title and written as Table 1 with a period (.).

     • Footnotes can be used to explain abbreviations. Tables extending beyond 1 page should be avoided.

     Acknowledgments: People who contributed to the work but do not fit the criteria for authors should be listed in the Acknowledgments, along with their contributions. Authors are requested to ensure that anyone named in the Acknowledgments agrees to being so named.

     References:

     • Only published or accepted manuscripts should be included in the reference list. Meetings, abstracts, conference talks, or papers that have been submitted but not yet accepted should not be cited.

     • In text citations: References cited in text should conform to the APA style.

     • Reference List: This should only contain references to those works which you have cited in your text. It should appear at the end of your text. It should be arranged numerically by citation number.

     Overview of the Production Process: Upon acceptance of the paper, authors will be contacted by the production team of Journal of POWER. The manuscript will be processed through editing and scrutinized for any missing elements or disparities. Authors will be contacted by the production team and asked to supply the missing information in their paper. This will be the final stage for authors to send amendments to the manuscript. Upon finalization of the edited files, the files will be processed through typesetting to generate first proofs. Authors will receive the first proofs of their article to resolve any pending queries. Authors are advised not to send any corrections at the proofs stage and are requested to co-operate with the production team to ensure smooth workflow and timely publication of the journal issue.

     Author Checklist before Submission

    Are you ready to submit your article? We recommend you check these items one final time before uploading the article on our website.

     • Cover letter with all author names

     • Manuscript is adhering to guidelines

     • All author affiliations provided

     • Corresponding author’s email address provided

     • All figures and tables are called out in the manuscript