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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.
  • 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).
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • I am aware that my article will be returned if not in line with the instructions given in the author guidelines
  • I am aware that the article will not be submitted to another journal without a formal withdrawer which must be approved by the Editor-in-Chief via email to the author(s).
  • I am aware that IJSS will not consider multiple submissions and redundant publications
  • I am aware of and read the APC discount and waiver policy.
  • I agree to pay the Article Processing Charges (APC), which is currently 460 USD (R8,500), if my article is accepted
  • I agree to the copyright and license policy of the Journal.
  • I prepared my article using the Journal Submission Template, Microsoft Word format.

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