Instruction

Learn about AAJPS Author Instruction

 

Invitation:

The Aalborg Academy Journal of Pure Sciences (AAJPS), is a pee-reviewed, 3 issues published annually. Authors are invited to submit for publication articles with a wide spectrum of coverage reporting original work, in the fields of Mathematics, Physic, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany and Computer Sciences. Review articles are usually by invitation only. However, review articles of current interest and high standard will be considered. Prospective work should not be backdated.
Authors should read the editorial policy before submitting their manuscripts. Authors should also use the appropriate reporting guidelines in preparing their manuscripts.

Submission of Manuscripts:

Manuscripts must be previously unpublished and should not be under simultaneous consideration by another journal. The authors should also declare if any similar work has been submitted to or published by another journal. By virtue of the submitted manuscript, the corresponding author acknowledges that all the co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript. The corresponding author provide all co-authors.

Electronic submission of manuscripts:

Manuscripts can now be submitted electronically via Email (ps@aaosjournal.com). Electronic submission saves time and postage costs, and allows the manuscript to be handled in electronic from throughout the review process. Upon acceptance of the manuscript for publication, authors are required to provide the original copy of the assignment of copyright dully signed by all authors.

Manuscript preparation:

The type of article should determine the manuscript structure. However, the general structure for article should follow the IMRAD structure. Manuscripts including tables, references and figure legends, must be type written (double-spaced) on 8 1/2 × 11 inch (21.5 × 25 cm) or size A4 paper, with margins of at least 1 inch (2.5 cm). Pages should be numbered consecutively, beginning with the title page and continuing through the last page of typewritten material. One original and three photocopies of the entire manuscript should be submitted along with four sets of photographs. Manuscripts and figures for review will not be returned to authors whether the editorial decision is to accept revise, or reject. The only exception will occur when the editor returns a manuscript with handwritten editorial suggestions to authors to aid them in making revisions. Manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter signed by the author and all co-authors.

I-Title page:

The title page must contain:
(1) The title should be concise and informative.
(2) Clearly indicate the given name (s) and family name (s) of each author and check that all names are accurately spelled.
(3) Present the authors’ affiliation address (Where the actual work was done) below the names.
(4) Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name and the e-mail address of each authors.
(5) Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. Ensure that the e-mail address is given and that contact details are kept up to date by the corresponding author.

II-Abstract:

A concise and factual abstract is required. All original articles must contain a structured abstract of not more than 250 words. The following are typical headings: Objectives (background), Methods, Results and Conclusion.

III-Keywords:

Immediately after the abstract, provide 4-6 Keywords (avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts).

IV-Introduction:

Introduction should always include the objective of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a literature survey or a detailed of the results.

V-Materials and Methods:

Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference, and the modification should be described.

VI-Results:

Results should be clear and concise.

VII-Discussion:

The discussion should explore the significance of work’s results. Avoiding the repetition of the results and extensive citations.

VIII-Conclusion:

The conclusion needs to summarize the content and purpose of the article to help the reader understand why your research should matter to them after they have finished reading the article.

IX-Acknowledgement:

The authors wishing to acknowledge the people who’re supported and helped them. It would also be perfectly acceptable to address each person individually and more personally.

X-References:

References should be numbered […] consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text, not alphabetically. References must be highlighted in bold throughout the text of manuscript. List all authors when there are six or fewer, when there are seven or more, list only the first six and add “et al.”. All references must be cited in the text or tables. Where references are cited in tables only, the first reference number used in the table should follow on numerically from the last reference number used in the main text of the article.
Reference should include the following:

  • Surname and initials.
  • Data set title.
  • Title of journal, book or other publication.
  • Volume number.
  • Series number.
  • Page number.
  • Date of publication.
  • Town and country of publication and publisher in parentheses for books.

Example:
(i) Reference to a journal:
[1] Hoar, W. S. (1976). Smolt transformation: evolution, behavior, and physiology. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada., 33(6): 1234-1252.
(ii) Reference to a book
[1] Johnson, G. B. (2006). The living world (4th ed.) McGraw Hill, New York.
(iii) Reference to a chapter in an edited book
[1] Hixon, M. A. (1991). Predation as process structuring coral reef fish communities. Pages 475-508 in P. F. Sale, ed. The ecology of fishes on coral reefs. Academic press, San Diego.
(iv) Reference to a website
[1] American Diabetes Association. (2004). All about diabetes. Retrieved from
www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp.

XI- Figures

Each figure should have a brief description. Authors should try to make economical use of the space on the page, avoid excessively large white space borders around the figure. If a figure has parts these should be labelled as (A), (B), (B) …etc. on the actual figure. Parts should not have separate captions.
Examples:

XII- Tables

Tables should be centred unless they occupy the full width of the text.