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Author Guidelines

In order to submit, you must be registered on this journal site as an AUTHOR. When you REGISTER, please tick the AUTHOR box on the REGISTRATIONS page.
  • Submission to and publication in the AJPP is free. No submission fee or article processing charge will be applied at the present time.
  • Arial Font. 10 point Font. 1.5 spaced, except references which should be single spaced.
  • Articles should be a minimum of 2,000 words and not exceed 5,000 words, including notes. A longer paper can be discussed with the editor (please email). The author is responsible for the word count.
  • Articles should be submitted through this website. 
  • Each submission must include a title; an abstract of no more than 300 words; a list of between 3 and 6 key words.
  • There must be a 50 word [max] statement on 'What this paper adds: ' (e.g. what the method / findings / academic content might add and how this might be applicable to other disciplines).
  • The format of a research article should be: Introduction/Background; methods; results; conclusions; summary. The format of a non-research based paper is more flexible, although headings are encouraged.
  • A cover sheet must include: details of the contribution made by each author; A list of abbreviations (if used); a financial disclosure and/or statement of competing interests.
  • Please include all Authors' qualifications which will appear after each authors name.
  • Ensure that all tables and figures are embeded within the main body of the article and labelled appropriately. Permission must be sought by the author(s) to reproduced images.
  • Since articles will undergo a blind review process, ensure that your name and institutional address do not appear anywhere in the article itself.
  • Articles must be prepared according to these guidelines. Final submissions which do not follow AJPP's style will be returned for revision.
  • In-text citations should appear by author-date in parentheses in Harvard style. Works cited should be formatted along following lines (for example).

BOOK:

Lastname, Initial. (Year). Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher.

ARTICLE:

Author(s). (Year) 'Title of Article'. Title of Journal. Volume: (Issue). pp.

WEB RESOURCE: 

Hunt, Kim. (1995) 'Title of Resource'. [Online]. Available from: http://www.............. [Accessed Date].

MULTIPLE AUTHORS:

Surname, Initial., Surname, Initial., Surname, Initial. and Surname, Initial. (date) 'Title of Article'. Title of Journal. Volume: (Issue). pp.

Within the text: cite 3 or more authors as et al.

For further referencing information see: 

Pears, S. and Shield, G. (2016) CITE THEM RIGHT. 10th edn. UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is Arial font, single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors of manuscripts accepted for publication will be required to assign copyright to the Advanced Journal of Professional Practice (AJPP). AJPP requests that, as the creator(s)/author(s) of the manuscript you are submitting, that you assign certain rights to the manuscript to the AJPP in exchange for undertaking to publish the article in electronic form and, in general, to pursue its dissemination throughout the world. The rights the AJPP requests are:

  1. The right to publish the article in electronic form or in any other form it may choose that is in keeping with its role as a scholarly journal with the goal of disseminating the work as widely as possible;
  2. The right to be the sole publisher of the article for a period of 12 months;
  3. The right to make the article available to the public within a period of not more than 24 months, as determined by relevant journal staff of the AJPP;
  4. The right to grant republication rights to itself or others in print, electronic, or any other form, with any revenues accrued to be shared equally between the author(s) and the journal;
  5. The right to administer permission to use portions of the article as requested by others, seeking recompense when the AJPP sees it as warranted;
  6. The right to seek or take advantage of opportunities to have the article included in a database aimed at increasing awareness of it;
  7. As the author(s), the AJPP wishes you to retain the right to republish the article, with acknowledgement of the AJPP as the original publisher, in whole or in part, in any other pbulication of your own, including any anthology that you might edit with up to three others;
  8. As the author(s), the AJPP wishes you to retain the right to place the article on your personal Web page or that of your university or institution. The AJPP askes that you include this notice: A fully edited, peer-reviewed version of this article was first published by the Advanced Journal of Professional Practice, <Year>, <Volume>, <Issue>, <Page Numbers>.
  9. You retain the right to unrestricted use of your paper for yourself or for your own teaching purposes.

BY AGREEING TO THE FOREGOING, YOU CONFIRM THAT THE MANUSCRIPT YOU ARE SUBMITTING HAS NOT BEEN PUBLISHED ELSEWHERE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, AND THAT NO AGREEMENT TO PUBLISH IS OUTSTANDING.

SHOULD THE ARTICLE CONTAIN MATERIAL WHICH REQUIRES WRITTEN PERMISSION FOR INCLUSION, YOU AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR OBLIGATION IN LAW TO IDENTIFY SUCH MATERIAL TO THE EDITOR OF THE AJPP AND TO OBTAIN SUCH PERMISSION. THE AJPP WILL NOT PAY ANY PERMISSION FEES. SHOULD THE AJPP BE OF THE OPINION THAT SUCH PERMISSION IS NECESSARY, IT WILL REQUIRE YOU TO PURSUE SUCH PERMISSSION PRIOR TO PUBLICATION.

AS AUTHOR(S), YOU WARRANT THAT THE ARTICLE BEING SUBMITTED IS ORIGINAL TO YOU.

Provided the foregoing terms are satisfactory, and that you are in agreement with them, please indicate your acceptance by checking the appropriate box and proceed with your submission.

 

 

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