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Submission of Papers
Papers are accepted for editorial consideration with the understanding that they have not been published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere. Papers accepted for publication may not be published elsewhere in the same form, either in the language of the paper or any other language, without the consent of the Editorial Board.
Presentation of Manuscripts
No maximum length of contributions is prescribed but articles should not normally exceed 10,000 words in length. Articles should be written clearly and concisely. All unnecessary textual matter, figures and tables should be eliminated.
Table should not repeat data which is available elsewhere in the script. They should be numbered consecutively. Tabulated matter should be clearly set out and the number of columns in each table should not be unwieldy. Tables should carry legends which make their general meanings clear without reference to the text and all table columns should have explanatory headings. Units of measure should be indicated in parentheses in the heading of each column. If the data is secondary the source should be clearly indicated at the bottom of the table.
Maps and line drawings should be sent in their final form ready for the printer. They should be fully labelled and captioned.
In the text references should be given when relevant in parentheses, in the order of: the name of the author and the year and the page numbers where relevant. References in the list, should be in alphabetical order and preferably given at the end of the article. Reference should be in the following order; Name of author followed by the Initials, year in parentheses, title of the article, name of the journal book volume/edition, (place of publication and publisher in the case of a book), inclusive of page numbers.
Special care must be taken in citing references correctly. Responsibility for the accuracy of these rests entirely with the authors. It is the author's responsibility to obtain written permission to reproduce material which has appeared in another publication.
Form of Manuscripts
Contributors are requested to send three copies (including the original typewritten copy) typed throughout in double spacing on one side of the paper only. Adequate margins should be left (4cm) with sufficient spacing at the top and bottom of each page. The typescript should be free of correction.
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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.
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