Information For Authors

Thank you for choosing KnowEx Social Sciences to submit your paper. These instructions will ensure we have everything required so your paper can move through peer review, production and publication smoothly. Please take the time to read and follow them as closely as possible, as doing so will ensure your paper matches the journal’s requirements.

Please make sure that you have carefully read 'About the Journal' and its 'Aims and Scope' and adhere to the 'Author Guidelines' and 'Journal Policies' prior to making the submissions.

Complete guidelines for preparing and submitting your manuscript to this journal are provided below.

Manuscript Preparation

All authors of a manuscript should include their full name and affiliation on the cover page of the manuscript. If available, please include ORCiDs and social media handles (Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn).

One author will need to be identified as the corresponding author, with their email address. Authors’ affiliations are the affiliations where the research was conducted. If any of the named co-authors moves affiliation during the peer-review process, the new affiliation can be given as a footnote. Please note that no changes to affiliation can be made after your paper is accepted.

Word Limits

The target length for an article is 3,000–5,000 words (excluding figures, tables and references). Articles should not exceed 6,500 words including abstract, endnotes, tables, figures, figure captions or legends, references, acknowledgments and appendices.

Formatting and Templates

Papers may be submitted in Word format. Figures should be saved within the text. To assist you in preparing your paper, we provide formatting template. 'Full Paper Template' is available for this journal. Please save the template to your hard drive.

Please note that, the template is provided for original research papers. Authors can follow respective formatting styles for review articles, book reviews, commentaries.

References

Please use the APA referencing when preparing your paper. 

Click here for Submission Preparation Checklist

 

Submission Process 

It is mandatory to download the 'Author Declaration Form' and submit the filled form along with the submission.

Steps for Submission:

Click on “Make a submission

Then click on “Register” to register yourself as an author.

Fill the relevant fields seen in the screen and create the account.

** The username should start and end with alphanumeric characters and include only lowercase letters.

Afterwards, click on “Make New Submission” in the bullet list that appears. Follow the steps that appears in the window and complete your submission  

Step 1 - Start

Check the check-list after making sure the manuscript comply with the list. Tick other compulsory items in the check list and save and continue

Step 2 – Upload your submission

Select article type and upload your manuscript. Manuscript should be in MS Word format. No other formats are accepted.

Upload the signed Author Declaration Form in the same way.

Complete step two and click save and continue.

Step 3 – Enter Metadata

Meta data entered should be accurate. Title, Abstract, List of contributors, Keywords and References (Reference list) are musts.
Add contributors option can be used to add co-authors if there are any. If you are the corresponding author for the manuscript please tick, “Principal contact for editorial correspondence”. All editorial correspondences will be handled with this author.
Save changes and press save and continue.

Step 4 – Confirmation

Click “Finish submission” to complete the submission

 

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