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, or RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
Manuscript has been prepared using Times New Roman typeface, 12 font size, and British mode of spelling; 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.
1. Manuscripts submitted to AJSMS are original, have not been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere, and are approved by co-authors, relevant authorities and boards. Copyright permission should also be obtained where necessary. We will assume that manuscripts submitted without such evidence are the original ideas of the authors. The ABUAD College of Social and Management Sciences (publisher of AJSMS) shall not be held legally liable should there be claims originating from the manuscripts received. 2. All manuscripts are subjected to a double-blind reviewing process. Manuscripts and associated data must therefore be anonymised. 3. A separate title page must be submitted that contains the title of manuscript, author’s name, contact information, short biographical note, and acknowledgement. 4. Manuscripts are between 5000 and 8000 words in MS Word format and must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words. Five keywords should also be included. 5. Manuscripts should be prepared using Times New Roman typeface, 12 font size, and British mode of spelling. 6. Citations and references must follow the author-date style of the Chicago Manual of Style. (See https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html).
Assessment fee – N5,000 (this amount must be paid at the point of submission and the proof of payment sent to firstname.lastname@example.org). Publication fee – N20,000 (you will be required to make this payment if your paper is accepted for publication). All payments shall be made to: Account Name: ABUAD PG SMS Account Number: 0123057460 Bank Name: Wema Bank How to Submit Manuscripts can be submitted through the online platform or sent directly as email attachment to email@example.com
Authors hold the copyright of all published articles except otherwise stated.