It is recommended that the authors should devote some time to read the following sections before submitting the manuscript to Indian Journal of Yoga Therapy. Each of the sections below provides essential information for authors. A step by step guide to authors may help you navigate to the appropriate section.
Getting published in Indian Journal of Yoga Therapy
Kindly go through the following sections before submitting the article toIndian Journal of Yoga Therapy. The sections explain the editorial criteria, policy and how manuscripts are handled by our editors for submission and acceptance of a research article.
Criteria for Publication :
The criteria for publication of Research papers, short communications and review articles in ijyoti are:
That they are original scientific research.
The results, discussion and conclusion are not published anywhere elsewhere.
Reach a conclusion of interest to all interdisciplinary viewers.
Who decides which papers to publish?
Indian Journal of Yoga Therapy does not utilize the services of eminent or senior scientist for its editorial board and its decision are independent, unbiased by scientific or national prejudices of particular individuals. However, quick decisions and publications is our motto. The judgment about paper publication and which papers will interest a broad readership is made by our editors and not by referees. We believe that referees see a fraction of the papers submitted and is deeply knowledgeable about one field, whereas the editors, who see all the submitted papers, have a broader perspective and a wider context.
How to submit a manuscript?
The manuscript must be prepared according to manuscript formatting guide to ensure that the level, length and format (particularly the layout of figures and tables and any Supplementary Information) conforms with the journals requirement and avoid delays in publication after acceptance. All submissions are made online. Submissions should be always be accompanied with a cover letter stating briefly the type of research and why the conclusion is important scientifically.
The best papers are selected and reviewed for contents, depth of research work, type and importance of the submitted work. Once the decision has been made the selected papers are sent for peer-review to referees. The choice of referees is made by the editor who will then handle the manuscript in consultation with editors in related fields when necessary. Most papers are sent to two or three referees, but some are sent to more or, occasionally, just to one. Referees are chosen according to the following criteria:
The referee should be independent from the authors and their institutions.
Should have the ability to evaluate and analyze the technical aspects of the paper.
Must be available to assess the manuscript within the requested time.
Although, the editors of the journal judge whether a paper is likely to draw attention and viewership towards readers or not, referees often give additional advice and create an extra opinion. Referees reports often include
Judgment on technical failures in the manuscript.
Importance of the submitted manuscript.
Report any inaccuracy in language, abbreviations, references etc.
Create a second opinion.
Once accepted for publication the author/s will be advised to submit any revisions, if needed.
The author must deposit the required amount of processing fee to the journal office before publication, the procedure for the same will be communicated to the author in advance.
Before going online, a proof will be sent to the corresponding author for approval. Once approved by the author the article will be published in the forthcoming volume.
Forms and declarations
This page includes the required declarations and form available for download. The authors will be instructed to submit the forms as and when required.
Manuscript Submission :
Submission of a manuscript implies:
That the work described has not been published before;
That it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else;
That its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities ,tacitly or explicitly, at the institute where the work has been carried out.
The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.
All the submitted research papers, review articles and short communications must be prepared according to the instructions provided by the journal office to avoid any delays in publishing.
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