Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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, or RTF 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.
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- Authors transfer to the journal the right to publish together with the work, simultaneously licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC 4.0). The copyright holder of the published work is the publisher - Technobius, LLP.
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- Authors have the right to enter into separate contractual arrangements for posting the article to an institutional repository or publish it in a book with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted to post citations from their work online (e.g. on their website) with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
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