About the Journal
Focus and Scope
"American International Journal of Contemporary Scientific Research" is a peer reviewed, open access and online-only journal that promotes the dispersion of quality research in the field of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Earth, Atmospheric Sciences, Physics, Environmental Science, Forestry, Horticulture, Husbandry, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mechanics, Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Technology, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Power Systems, Communication Engineering, Digital Communication, Chemical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Petro-Chemical, Industrial Engineering and Management, Industrial Production Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Management, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Banking, Accounting, Human Resources Management, International Business, Hotel and Tourism, Entrepreneurship Development, Business Ethics, Development Studies, Anthropology, Communication Studies, Corporate Governance, Criminology, Cross-Cultural Studies, Demography, Education, Ethics, Geography, History, Industrial Relations, Information Science, International Relations, Linguistics, Library Science, Media Studies, Methodology, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Welfare, Print Media Journalism, Electronic Media Journalism, Mass Media Communication. The publication schedule is Monthly i.e. 12 times a year. The journal invites Original Research Article, Review Article, Case Report, Brief Report, Editorial and Letter to the Editor etc. Every manuscript will be peer reviewed to add authenticity and to maintain the quality of the paper.
The manuscript can be submitted online on the Submit Manuscript page. By submitting the manuscript, the authors would transfer copyrights to the "American International Journal of Contemporary Scientific Research". The journal disclaims any harm or adverse event that occur by using the information presented in the journal. Therefore, it is advised that the current literature must be considered along with other reliable sources before using the information presented in the "American International Journal of Contemporary Scientific Research". The journal retains all the rights of its publications and work under creative common Unported 3.0 license that allows any kind of distribution of the material by mentioning and acknowledging the journal.
Peer Review Process
"American International Journal of Contemporary Scientific Research" is a peer reviewed journal. It follows double blind review i.e. both the authors and reviewers are kept unidentified during review. Every manuscript is reviewed by atleast two reviewers. In case of conflict in the review a third review can be performed to resolve the problem.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Publications Ethics and Malpractice Statement
These guidelines are based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and EL-MED-Pub Publishers guidelines for publication ethics.
Authors should present an accurate account of the intellectual work along with objective discussion to describe the significance. The paper should contain pertinent details with support from references especially from recent literature to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. The authors should not publish manuscripts presenting the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given like publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.
Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere, or submitted in some other journal or accepted/ under review of some other journal at the time of submission. We have a check list including this statement. Without agreeing this statement no author can submit their manuscript to our journal.
All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors and those who have participated in certain substantive aspects, they should be acknowledged. The statement regarding authorship criteria is listed in instruction to the authors.
The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and have agreed to its submission to the Journal for its publication.
Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest and source of funding. The authors should also agree to the double blind peer review policy of the journal.
In case of significant error or inaccuracy the published work, the authors promptly notify the Journal editor for retraction or correction of the manuscript.
Finally authors should know about what plagiarism means and what are the types of plagiarism. We have a policy to subject the paper to plagiarism check before sending the paper to review. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Where ever, a required a statement verbatim it should be given in double quotes with a proper reference.
Peer review is imperative to optimize the standard of the manuscript and also assists in the editorial decision. However, the reviewers should also follow certain guidelines to help implement publication ethics guidelines.
Reviewers should keep all information, provided for review, confidential. The reviewer should not use the authors report or research for reproducing the same or similar research as it is considered unethical practice as review is a privileged responsibility. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism to the author. The reviewers should do justice to the review and comment on originality, usefulness to the scientific fraternity, and any relevant published work missed or ignored by authors to cite properly. The reviewer should also notify the editor if there is personal knowledge of a duplication publication or submission.
Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest, or not related to their area of interest or experience, or they are not in a condition to review at that time.
Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article based on the content and overall quality. Editors should improve the paper based on the authors’ perspective to publish and the readers’ expectations when editing to improve the manuscript. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
Editors should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content and base their decisions solely one the papers' importance, originality, clarity and relevance to publication's scope and should not decide on race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors. The editors should not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, editorial board, and the publisher.
Editors should have a clear picture of a research's funding sources. Editors should not disclose the identity of reviewers. Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to international ethical guidelines. The editors should avoid any conflict of interest with authors, reviewers, or any third part of interest. Editors should ask editors to review the manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest.
Editors should act according to COPE’s guidelines if they suspect misconduct in a published or unpublished manuscript and attempts to resolve to the problem.
Consent and Copyrights Issues
- By submitting manuscript, the authors submit copyrights of their unpublished material to the Journal of Neonatal Surgery.
- By submitting manuscript, the authors agree that they have taken informed consent from patient/Parents/Caretakers (if applicable e.g for clinical picture revealing identity etc.) for publication of clinical material belonging to the patient.
- By submitting manuscript, the authors also confirm that they have taken permission of copyrighted material from concerned authorities if it is used in the manuscript, however, in that case the authors have to disclose it to editors during submission process and a statement must be written as a caption regarding permission of copyrighted material. The permission should be submitted as supplementary material during submission process.