Instructions for Authors

  1. Manuscript Preparation

    • Language: All submissions must be in English.
    • Format: Manuscripts should be submitted in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx).
    • Structure: The manuscript should include the following sections:
      • Title Page: Title, authors' names and affiliations, corresponding author's contact details.
      • Abstract: A concise summary of the research (150–250 words).
      • Keywords: 4-6 relevant keywords.
      • Main Text: Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Results, Discussion, Conclusion.
      • References: List all references cited in the manuscript in APA style.
  2. Manuscript Length

    • Research Articles: Should not exceed 8,000 words including references, tables, and figures.
    • Case Studies: Should not exceed 5,000 words.
    • Reviews: Should not exceed 6,000 words.
  3. Formatting Requirements

    • Font: Times New Roman, 12-point.
    • Spacing: Double-spaced throughout the manuscript.
    • Margins: 1-inch margins on all sides.
    • Headings: Use bold for section headings, italics for subheadings.
    • Tables and Figures: Number all tables and figures consecutively. Include a title for each table and figure, and place them at the end of the manuscript.
  4. Referencing Style

    • Follow the APA (7th edition) referencing style for citations and references. Ensure all references are complete and accurate.

Submission Process

  1. Online Submission

    • Manuscripts must be submitted through the ABBSSR online submission system. Register or log in to the submission system, fill in the required details, and upload your manuscript.
  2. Cover Letter

    • Include a cover letter with your submission, addressing the editor and summarizing the key findings of your research. Mention the novelty and relevance of your work.
  3. Conflict of Interest

    • Authors must disclose any potential conflicts of interest in their cover letter.
  4. Ethical Considerations

    • Ensure that your research complies with ethical standards. Include statements on informed consent and ethical approval where applicable.

Peer Review Process

  1. Initial Screening

    • The editorial team will initially screen the manuscript for suitability and compliance with the journal's scope and guidelines.
  2. Peer Review

    • Manuscripts that pass the initial screening will be sent for double-blind peer review. Reviewers will evaluate the manuscript's originality, methodology, significance, and clarity.
  3. Revisions

    • Based on reviewers' feedback, authors may be asked to revise their manuscripts. Revised manuscripts must be resubmitted within the specified timeframe.
  4. Final Decision

    • The editorial team will make the final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript based on reviewers' recommendations and the authors' responses to feedback.

Publication and Open Access

  1. Accepted Manuscripts

    • Once accepted, manuscripts will be copyedited and typeset. Authors will receive proofs for final approval before publication.
  2. Open Access

    • All articles published in ABBSSR are open access, available under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, ensuring free and unrestricted access to the published content.

Contact Information

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