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RnD Journals
  • The International Journal of Biological Research (TIJOBR)- Published Quarterly
  • The International Journal of Global Sciences (TIJOGS) -Published Quarterly


Frequently Asked Questions for Authors

  • How important are Instructions for Authors?
    • Properly formatted manuscripts facilitate not only the publication process but also ensure the provision of all required components of the manuscripts. Therefore, it is requested to please adhere to the instructions for authors especially on the style, and format.
  • Will transferring copyright stop me re-using figures or other parts of the contribution?
    • You can still use the components in your future publications and you don’t need any permission from us.
  • Is an abstract required for the contributions?
    • Abstract are essentially required for indexing and abstracting purposes and therefore we encourage authors to include a short abstract in each chapters.
  • Why I need to provide my email address?
    • For galley proof and any other correspondence, we require defining a corresponding author for each chapter that will be responsible for communications form manuscript invitation to final publication.
  • Is author’s affiliation required?
    • For both identification and logistic reasons, it is required that every author includes affiliations.
  • How can I submit my manuscript?
    • All the manuscripts are collected through online submission and processed by the Editor. Therefore, please send your contributions along with all supporting information to the editor.
  • Who decide the deadline for submission?
    • The editor and publisher decide the deadline for manuscript submission and authors are requested to please contact editor for any amendments in the decided time frame.
  • Which file format is acceptable?
    • At the moment, we only accept the files in Microsoft Office formats which include .doc or .docx files.
  • Will publisher provide service for language improvement?
    • Editor will determine the quality and language standards of the manuscript. Therefore, it is recommended to obtain language editing services yourself before submitting your manuscripts especially if English is not your first language.
  • How long a manuscript can be?
    • There is no strict manuscript length restrictions, however, it is suggested to have each manuscript (chapter) not more than 50 single lined A4 pages. If you are aiming for longer and comprehensive document you may like to consider publishing it as a separate book.
  • Is there any limit on figures and tables per manuscript?
    • You can add as many figures and tables as you wish provided that these add significant to the quality and readability of the manuscripts and is in consensus with the editor of the volume.
  • Can color pictures be published?
    • There are no restriction on the number of color images in the online version of the book, however, for the print version the cost has to be liaised between author and the publisher.
  • What permission do I need to consider republication of figures or tables?
    • It is advised to only submit the material that is legal and you have taken prior permissions. You can obtain permission from the publisher/journal/society to reuse the contents and any associated cost has to be payable to the authors. In any case, please include the permission form to the files submitted to the book editor. Any infringements in the copyright will be dealt seriously and the author will be responsible for all the consequences.
  • Will the publisher provide figure adjustment services?
    • We provide free services to draw, redraw and edit the submitted figures especially the illustrations. However, authors have to submit a request for such edits and must provide detailed instructions to streamline the drawing processes.
  • Will I be able to proof read the manuscript before publication?
    • All corresponding author(s) will be sent a full and formatted manuscript file as galley proof via email. Authors are expected to acknowledge the receipt and adhere to the deadline for sending the proofs according to the instructions sent.
  • Will authors receive final PDF file?
    • Corresponding author of each manuscript will be sent a copy of final file under the contract that “This is a personal copy and authors are legally bound to not to disseminate to anyone else”.
  • Will author get any benefit?
    • All authors will be entitled to a 20% discount on the book.