Instructions 2019-05-17T17:35:22+00:00

Instructions

Abstract:

Author(s) will need to write abstract briefly and clearly the main aims and findings/conclusions of the work; it should provide the reader a clear idea of what has been achieved. The length of the abstract should be within 150-250 words.

Abbreviations:

Any word or words to be abbreviated should be written in full when first mentioned followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis.

Illustrations:

All illustrations of any kind should be submitted as sequentially numbered figures, illustrations should  be inserted in the main body of the text.

Tables and Supplementary Material:

Data must be kept to a minimum. Tables should be numbered and headed with short titles. As with illustrations, they should insert in the main manuscript text.

References:

Journal Article
Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. 1993. The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45(2), 10-36.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/1061-4087.45.2.10
Baharumshah. Z. and D. Borsic, 2008. Purchasing power parity in central and eastern european. Economics Bulletin 6(32): 1-8.

Advance online article 
Jung, T. I., Hoffmann, F., Glaeske, G., & Felsenberg, D. 2009. Disease-specific risk for an osteonecrosis of the jaw under bisphosphonate therapy. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology. Advance online publication.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00432-009-0662-9.

Books & Reports 
Electronic version of print book, retrieved from  PAS eBook Collection
Vogel, C. G. 1999. Legends of landforms: Native American lore and the geology of the land [PAS Reader version]. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com

Electronic version of book chapter from an edited book 
Symonds, P. M. 1958. Human drives. In C. L. Stacey & M. DeMartino (Eds.), Understanding human motivation (pp. 11-22). doi:10.1037/11305-002

Report/Document available on the web, authored by individual(s)–not agency, has publication date & report number 
Russo, C. A., & Jiang, H. J. 2006. Hospital stays among patients with diabetes, 2004 (Statistical Brief No. 17). Retrieved from Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality website: http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb17.jsp

Books, retrieved print source 
Book, one author
McKibben, B. 1992. The age of missing information. New York, NY: Random House.

Book, multiple authors
Larson, G. W., Ellis, D. C., & Rivers, P. C. 1984. Essentials of chemical dependency counseling. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Edited book (editor in place of author)
Inness, S. A. (Ed.). 1998. Delinquents and debutantes: Twentieth-century American girls’ cultures. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Book, subsequent edition (2nd, 3rd, etc.)
Stanfield, P., Cross, N., & Hui, Y. H. 2012. Introduction to the health professions (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Article or chapter in a book where each chapter is written by a Contributor, and book has authors (not editors), subsequent edition 
Landis, C. A., & Heitkemper, M. M. 2011. Sleep and sleep disorders. In S. L. Lewis, S. R. Dirksen, M. M. Heitkemper, L. Bucher, & I. M. Camera, Medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (8th ed., pp. 112-125). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Article or chapter a book where each chapter is written by author(s), and publisher is book author (not editor), subsequent edition
Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. 2007. The five practices of exemplary leadership. In Jossey-Bass, The Jossey-Bass reader on educational leadership (2nd ed., rev. ed., pp. 63-72). San Francisco, CA: Author.

Report from a private organization (author & publisher same) 
National League for Nursing. 1990. Self-study report for community health organizations (Pub. No. 21-2329). New York, NY: Author.

Dissertations & Theses 
Smith-LaBrash, S. 2010. Influence of learning styles, gender, self-rated computer experience, and age on preference for computer assisted learning versus traditional learning (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. (UMI No. 1483122)

Naylor, S. M. 2007. Understanding graduate student constructs for finding meaning in the advising experience: A qualitative case study of incoming master’s of social work students (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://libres.uncg.edu/edocs/etd/1429/umi-uncg-1429.pdf

Conferences & Presentations, retrieved online source 
Paper in proceedings published regularly
Rissman, J., Greely, H. T., & Wagner, A. D. 2010. Detecting individual memories through the neural decoding of memory states and past experience. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107, 9849-9854. doi:10.1073/pnas.1001028107

Paper in proceedings published regularly, more than seven authors 
Brem, S., Bach, S., Kucian, K., Guttorm, T. K., Martin, E., Lyytinen, H., … Richardson, U. 2010. Brain sensitivity to print emerges when children learn letter-speech sound correspondences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107, 7939-7944. doi:10.1073/pnas.0904402107

Footnotes:

These should be numbered consecutively in the text.

Appendix:

At the end of paper

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