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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

Guidelines for Authors

I. Manual of Style

a) Types of material:

1. Research and study: An original work by the author(s) which will add new types of knowledge to the various

fields at the college.

2. Paper/Article: Papers that provide criticism and analysis for previously published papers and books, in

addition to scientific theses.

3. Scientific innovations and patents.

4. Correspondence, which include scientific opinions and research suggestions.

b) Conditions:

1. The paper must be innovative, scientific, well typed and in good style.

2. The paper must not be previously published, or sent to another press.

3. All received papers are to be refereed.

a. Journals: References are to be mentioned in the main text  in sequential numbers between square

brackets. In the reference list, the reference should start with the number in square brackets, followed by the author's last name, his first name or initials, title of the article/paper (between quotation marks), title of the journal (in italic), volume number, issue number, year  of publication (between brackets), and then the page numbers.

Example: [1] Smith, John A. "The Internet: Its advantages and Disadvantages." Journal of Computer Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 2, (2002), 12-33.

b. Books: References are to  be mentioned in the main text  in sequential numbers between square brackets. In the reference list, the reference should start with the number in square brackets, followed by the author's last name, his first  name or initials, title of the book (in italic), city of publication, the publisher, and then the year of publication.

Example: [2] Marks, David S. The World of the Internet. Oxford: Oxford University

Press, 1999.

If the reference in the main text is previously mentioned, the author should the number of the reference followed by the page numbers (e.g. [14, pp. 31-45]). Abbreviations are not to be used in reference citations such as op. cit., ibid., etc.

7. Samples of the book figures are to be placed in their appropriate locations.

8. All figures and tables are to be attached with the paper (in an electronic copy and a hardcopy).

9. Tables and figures are to be numbered separately. Each table and figure must have a caption.

10. When mentioning foreign names in the paper, the names should be written in Arabic, followed by the name in English/Latin letters between brackets. The name should be fully written when first mentioned in the paper.

11. The paper will be returned to the author, whether or not the paper is published.

12. The author will be given two copies of the journal, along with 20 copies of his paper free of charge.

13. The author must follow the corrections of the referees. In addition, the author must provide a justification for not following a certain correction by the referees.

14. The papers published reflect the opinions of their authors.

c) Instructions:

1. The author must provide a request to publish his paper.

2. The paper can be re-published under a written permission by the Editor-in-Chief.

3. The author must provide three hardcopies and an electronic copy of is paper. In addition, the author must provide an Arabic and an English abstract for his paper, each of which not exceeding 200 words.

4. The paper must include the title of the paper, the author's name, his address, his title and his affiliation on the first page of the paper.

5. Footnotes must be mentioned in their respective pages.

6. References are to be mentioned in the main text in sequential numbers between square brackets according to the MLA style.

II. Arbitration

All papers will be refereed according to the following:

1. The Editorial Board will choose four referees for the arbitration of each paper (three main referees and a substitute referee).

2. The papers will not be published until they are approved by two specialized referees (one of them, at least, has to be from outside the university).

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