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Guidelines and Recommendations for Authors

  BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Submission declaration and verification

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, including electronically without the written consent of the copyright-holder. To verify originality, your article may be checked by the originality detection software iThenticate.

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Conflict of interest

Authors are responsible for recognizing and disclosing any duality of interest that could be perceived to bias their work, acknowledging all financial support and any other personal connections. All funding sources, including the research funder and grant number, must be given in the acknowledgements section.

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Changes to authorship

This policy concerns the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of author names in the authorship of accepted manuscripts and only is available before the accepted manuscript is published in printed issue: Requests to add or remove an author, or to rearrange the author names, must be sent to the Journal Manager from the corresponding author of the accepted manuscript and must include: (a) the reason the name should be added or removed, or the author names rearranged and (b) written confirmation (e-mail, fax, letter) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement. In the case of addition or removal of authors, this includes confirmation from the author being added or removed. Requests that are not sent by the corresponding author will be forwarded by the Journal Manager to the corresponding author, who must follow the procedure as described above. Note that: (1) Journal Managers will inform the Journal Editors of any such requests and (2) publication of the accepted manuscript in an online issue is suspended until authorship has been agreed.

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Copyright

If copyrighted material is reproduced in the manuscript, full attribution must be provided in the text; proof of permission must be sent to the Editorial Office. It is the responsibility of the authors, not the Todayscience or the editors or reviewers, to ensure that proper attribution is given to material previously published elsewhere. If suspicion is raised about the originality of the material (unattributed to source), the Editorial Office may check the manuscript for plagiarism. COPYRIGHT FORM (PDF downloadable)

The authors retain copyrights for articles published in the journal/publisher, with first publication right granted to the journal/publisher. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the authors' responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the authors. All open-access articles is distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 international license.

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Language and language services

Please write your text in good English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these). Prior to submission, authors who believe their manuscripts would benefit from professional editing, especially from non-English speaking countries, are encouraged to use a language-editing service. A sample list of English language editing companies can be found here

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Open access

The Todayscience offers you the option of making your article immediate, free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full text of all published articles via our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access, download and cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in our journal platform in two week's time after the final draft completed.

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  PREPARATION

Article structure & template

Please provide your manuscript in letter size with single-spaced, Times and New Roman font (size 11) justified alignment, and Leave at least a 3-cm margin on left & right sides and a 2.5-cm margin on top & bottom. Page limitation for a manuscript is allowed up to 35 pages. However, please note that any paper(s) more than 25 pages a fee of USD 15 per page will apply. MS Word (.doc & .docx) format is preferred.

A manuscript for a research note should be assembled in the following order: Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s) (if the senior author is not the corresponding order, this is indicated) Key words, Abstract, Abbreviations , Manuscript text, Acknowledgments, References, Appendix. Tables and figures (JPEG) should be cited in the appropriate area in the text with the legend and numbered consecutively (eg. for figures, Fig 1., Fig 2..... and for tables Table 1., Table 2. etc.).

Paper Template for Agriculture, Food, Education, & Social Science: click to download

Paper Template for economics, finance, business, & management: click to download

JEL Classification Codes: click to download

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Essential title information

Title. Concise and informative. Titles are often used in information-retrieval systems. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

Author names and affiliations. Below the title, list authors: each author's first name, middle initial, surname. Where the family name may be ambiguous (e.g., a double name), please indicate this clearly. Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name and, if available, the e-mail address of each author.

Corresponding author. Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address. Contact details must be kept up to date by the corresponding author.

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Abstract

Please provide a short abstract between 150- 300 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. Usually, the abstract summarizes the work reported and does not contain background information or speculative statements.

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Key Words

Please provide 5 to 10 key words in alphabetical order separated with semicolons, not included in the title. using American spelling and avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, "and", "of"). Be sparing with abbreviations: only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible. Scientific or systematic name of plants and fungi etc. should be written in italic. eg. Oryza sativa; in vitro; in vivo.

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Abbreviations

Abbreviations and their explanations should be collected alphabetically arranged in a list. Examples: BA- 6-benzylaminopurine; NAA-naphthaleneacetic acid. Some commonly used abbreviations (e.g., DNA; PCR) do not have to be explained.

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Introduction

This section should argue the case for your study, outlining only essential background, but should not include either the findings or the conclusions. It should not be a review of the subject area, but should finish with a clear statement of the question being addressed. Please provide a context for the report with respect to previous work done in the field. The literature should be cited.

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Materials and methods

Please provide sufficient methodological details to allow a competent person to repeat the work.

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Results

This should highlight the results and the significance of the results and place them in the context of other work. The final paragraph ought to provide a resume of the main conclusions.

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Discussion

A comprehensive discussion section is required to justify the results. Normally a comparison between your results and results from previous works should be given in the Discussion.

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Tables, Graphs and Figures

Tables, Graphs and Figures should be placed at after-and-near they are referred in the article. For Figures and Graphs or illustrations just use Fig 1., Fig 2. ............etc. For Tables Just use Table 1., Table 2. ............etc.

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Acknowledgments

Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those supporters and individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.).

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References

Citation in text

Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Any references cited in the abstract must be given in full. Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text. If these references are included in the reference list they should follow the standard reference style of the journal and should include a substitution of the publication date with either 'Unpublished results' or 'Personal communication'. Citation of a reference as 'in press' implies that the item has been accepted for publication.

Web references

As a minimum, the full URL should be given and the date when the reference was last accessed. Any further information, if known (DOI, author names, dates, reference to a source publication, etc.), should also be given. Web references can be listed separately (e.g., after the reference list) under a different heading if desired, or can be included in the reference list.

Reference management software

This journal has standard templates available in key reference management packages EndNote (http://www.endnote.com/support/enstyles.asp) and Reference Manager (http://refman.com/support/rmstyles.asp). Using plug-ins to wordprocessing packages, authors only need to select the appropriate journal template when preparing their article and the list of references and citations to these will be formatted according to the journal style which is described below.

Reference style

References should be cited within the text as follows: According to Wickremasinghe (2005), foreign exchange market … These results are inconsistent with those of other studies (Perera, 1995; Silva, 2000)
List of references should show each citation in alphabetical order and follow the style of APA

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Appendix

Appendix is allowed for supplement tables and figures. It can be as additional information provided by the authors.

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  EDITORIAL POLICY

Papers selected and published process

[1] Upon receipt of paper submission, the editor sends an e-mail of acknowledgement to the correspondence author within 6 days. If you fail to receive such a confirmation, your e-mail or submission may be missing. Please contact the editor in charge, at you first convenience.
[2] Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer reviewing; the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to the authors. The paper will be peer reviewed by three experts: one is the editor of Journal, and the other two are external reviewers. The review process may take 3-6 weeks.
[3] Notification of the result of review by e-mail.
[4] If the paper is accepted, the author(s) revise paper and pay publication fees.
[5] After publication, the correspondence author will receive two copies of printed journals from Toronto, canada, free of charge.

If anybody do not have funds to pay publication fee, he/she will have an opportunity to request the Editor for fee waiver through the Head of his/her Institution/Department/University along with the reasons, because SECNA does not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work, however Publication fee waivers or discounts are granted on a case-by-case basis to authors who lack funds. To apply for a waiver or discount, one can request before the submission and no such requests can be made after the submission.

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