The International Journal of
Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies

Paper Submissions & Instructions for Authors

Papers should be sent electronically to: Editors@ijmcs-journal.org. Books for review should be sent to the journal mailing address.

Instructions for Authors

All manuscripts will be submitted via email. Papers will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.

Preparation of the Paper: There is no particular standard pattern of presentation, but a research-based paper will include elements such as an introduction, stating aims and objectives of the research and a review of previous work; a statement of the sample, procedure and tests; a factual statement of the results and a discussion of their significance, stating implications for policy or practice.

Peer Review Process: Articles will be acknowledged by the journal upon receipt. After an internal editorial review, articles will be forwarded anonymously to at least two external reviewers. The review process will take anywhere from 9 to 12 weeks. Once the paper has been reviewed, the author/s will be notified about the status of the paper. Submission of the revised paper following the reviewers’ feedback will not automatically result in publication. The revised paper will also undergo review. The review process will take anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks. Papers accepted for publication will be subject to copyediting.

References should be listed in alphabetical order of surnames at the end of an article and should generally accord with the Harvard styles. The form in which references are given should be:

Tables/figures/illustrations/photographs: Tables should be typed out on separate sheets and not included in the actual text. One set of (finished) artwork for figures should be supplied in a form suitable for reproduction.

Authors are responsible for clearing copyrights issues of any materials used in the manuscript (e.g. figures, tables, illustrations, photographs, etc.)

Proofs will be sent to author/s if there is sufficient time to do so. They should be corrected and returned to the Editors within five working days. Major alterations to the text cannot be accepted.

Papers not adhering to these submission guidelines are subject to being rejected without


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