1. General Guidelines
- All submitted manuscripts shall be original. Any form of plagiarism would lead to immediate rejection of the submission.
- Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously. Once a manuscript has been selected for publication or has been published in the Journal, the author(s) must seek permission from the Editorial Board before publishing either partially or wholly elsewhere at the discretion of the Editorial Board.
- The author(s) must inform the Editorial Board if the manuscript has also been submitted to another journal, website or forum at the time of submission of manuscript. The Editorial Board must be notified immediately if an offer for publication from another journal, website or forum is accepted by the author(s).
- In relation to all disputes, the decision of the Editor-in-Chief shall be final.
- All correspondence must be via e-mail, and should be addressed to the ‘Board of Editors’ at: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Specific Guidelines
- Each manuscript may have up to two authors.
- The submission shall carry the name, credentials and contact details (e-mail and contact number) of author(s).
2.2. Citations and References
- All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes.
- The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th edition).
- Abstract:The manuscript shall contain an abstract of not more than 350 words.
- Word Limit:The word limit would be considered excluding the footnotes, except in cases where speaking footnotes are used.
- Articles – Up to 10,000 (ten thousand) words.
- Notes – Up to 4000 (four thousand) words.
- Case Comment – Up to 3000 (three thousand) words.
- Formatting specifications:The manuscript must be in Times New Roman, Justified in alignment with Font Size 12 and 1.5 Line Spacing.
- Language:The Journal shall follow British English. While authors are required to adhere to the prescribed word limits, departures from the same will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Last date for submission:11:59 p.m. on 31st July, 2020 (Friday).
2.4. Submission Procedure
- The author(s) are required to e-mail the manuscript to email@example.com.
- The manuscript may be mailed in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.
- The subject of the e-mail must clearly mention, ‘Submission CALQ Volume 5>’.
- The e-mail must be addressed to the ‘Board of Editors’ providing the name of the author(s) with the name of the institution affiliated to and the contact details in the body of the e-mail.
- An e-mail confirming the receipt of the manuscript and subsequently its acceptance for publication would be duly conveyed to the author(s) through the e-mail id used by the author(s) for correspondence by the Journal.
3. Editorial Policy
1. Authors shall be informed of the status of their manuscripts as it passes through each stage of review.
2. The Journal follows a comprehensive double-blind review procedure.
3. The Editorial Board retains complete discretion over the acceptance/rejection of manuscripts. Reasons for rejection will be provided by the Editorial Board if requested by the author(s). Further, the Board reserves the right to reject submission at any subsequent stage if the subsequent edit(s) made are not satisfactory.
4. The Journal reserves the right to request copies of any resources or authorities cited in the manuscript.
4. Copyright Notice
Upon offer of publication of a manuscript by the Journal, authors shall communicate to the Editorial Board their acceptance of the following terms and conditions:
1. The work shall become the property of the Journal.
2. Permission for subsequent publication and/or creating derivative works must be obtained from the Editorial Board.