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Editorial guidelines

Editorial guidelines at IgMin Research

Our mission is to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and accelerate the advancement of knowledge across a wide spectrum of scientific domains.

Editorial Board

Welcome to "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal!" We are excited to receive your manuscripts and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and, Medical Sciences (STEM). To ensure a smooth and efficient review process, we have established the following guidelines for manuscript submission. Please read this document carefully before submitting your work.

General Instructions

Scope "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" welcomes original research articles, reviews, and perspectives from various disciplines within the broader STEM field. We encourage interdisciplinary research that promotes collaboration and the exchange of ideas between different scientific domains.

Manuscript types we accept the following types of manuscripts

Research articles: Presenting original research findings with a clear objective, methodology, results, and discussion.

Review articles: Providing a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of existing literature on a specific topic.

Perspective articles: Offering insights, opinions, or future prospects on emerging trends, technologies, or concepts within STEM.

Brief communications: Concise reports on preliminary findings or significant observations.

Technical notes: Describing novel techniques, tools, or methods with potential applications in STEM research.

Manuscript Preparation

Title page the title page should include the following information:
  1. Title: Clearly indicating the focus of the manuscript.
  2. Authors' names and affiliations: Listing all authors' full names and institutional affiliations.
  3. Corresponding author: Providing the contact details of the corresponding author.
  4. Abstract: A concise summary of the manuscript's key objectives, methods, results, and conclusions.
Main text the main text of your manuscript should adhere to the following structure:
  1. Introduction: Clearly stating the research question or objective and providing necessary background information.
  2. Materials and methods: Describing the study design, methodology, and experimental procedures in sufficient detail to allow replication.
  3. Results: Presenting the findings objectively, supported by relevant data, tables, and figures.
  4. Discussion: Interpreting the results, discussing their significance, and relating them to existing knowledge in the field.
  5. Conclusion: Summarizing the main findings and highlighting their implications for further research or practical applications.

References: All references cited in the manuscript should follow a standard citation style (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago). Ensure that all in-text citations are properly referenced in the reference list.

Manuscript Submission

  1. Online Submission "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" utilizes an online submission system. Please visit our website and navigate to the submission portal to upload your manuscript and supporting documents. You will be guided through the submission process, which includes providing metadata, author information, and manuscript files.
  2. Authorship and Conflict of Interest Authors should meet the criteria for authorship as outlined in the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) guidelines. All authors must disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may have influenced the research or its interpretation.
  3. Ethical Considerations Authors must adhere to the highest ethical standards in research conduct. If the study involves human subjects, animals, or potentially hazardous materials, appropriate ethical approvals and consent should be obtained.

Review Process

  1.  Peer Review All manuscripts submitted to "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" undergo a rigorous peer-review process. Our editorial board consists of experts from various STEM disciplines who will assess the scientific quality, methodology, significance, and clarity of your work.
  2. Reviewer Suggestions Authors are welcome to suggest potential reviewers who possess relevant expertise in the subject area. However, the final selection of reviewers is at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief and the editorial team.
  3. Reviewer Feedback Upon completion of the review process, authors will receive feedback from the reviewers. Feedback may include suggestions for revisions or clarifications to improve the manuscript. Authors are expected to address all reviewer comments and submit a revised version within the specified timeframe.

Publication and Open Access

  1. Copyright Upon acceptance, authors will be required to transfer the copyright of their manuscript to "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." This transfer ensures the proper dissemination and preservation of scholarly work.
  2. Open Access "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" is committed to the principles of open access. Accepted articles will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY), allowing unrestricted access, distribution, and reproduction.
  3. Article Processing Charges To cover the costs associated with manuscript processing, typesetting, and online publication, a nominal article processing charge (APC) will be applicable. Details regarding APCs and payment methods will be provided upon acceptance of the manuscript.

We hope these guidelines provide a comprehensive understanding of the manuscript submission process for "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." Should you have any further questions or clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact our editorial office. We appreciate your valuable contributions to the advancement of STEM research, and we look forward to receiving your submissions.

Thank you for choosing "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" as the platform for sharing your scientific endeavors.

Manuscript Formatting and Style

  1. Language and Writing Style Manuscripts should be written in clear, concise, and grammatically correct English. Authors whose first language is not English are encouraged to have their work reviewed by a native English speaker or utilize professional language editing services to ensure clarity and accuracy.
  2. Length and Formatting The length of manuscripts may vary depending on the type of article. Please refer to the specific guidelines provided on our website for recommended word limits. Manuscripts should be formatted in a standard font (e.g., Times New Roman, Arial) with a font size of 12 points. Double spacing should be used throughout the document, including the main text, references, and figure captions.
  3. Figures and Tables Figures and tables should be clear, well-labeled, and provided in high-resolution formats. All figures and tables should be numbered sequentially and referred to in the main text. Each figure and table should have a concise caption explaining its content. Ensure that any copyrighted material is properly acknowledged and permission for reproduction has been obtained, if necessary.

Supplementary Materials

Authors may provide supplementary materials to support their manuscripts. Supplementary materials may include additional data, figures, tables, or multimedia content that enhance the understanding or impact of the research. Supplementary materials should be submitted as separate files and clearly referenced within the main text.

Editorial Policies

  1. Plagiarism and Research Integrity "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" upholds a strict policy against plagiarism, duplication of content, and any form of research misconduct. All submitted manuscripts will be subjected to plagiarism detection software to ensure originality. Authors should ensure that their work is entirely their own or appropriately cited and attributed.
  2. Corrections and Retractions If errors or inaccuracies are discovered in a published manuscript, authors should promptly notify the editorial office. Corrections or retractions will be issued in accordance with the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines.
  3. Data Sharing and Reproducibility We encourage authors to make their data openly available whenever possible. Authors should provide detailed descriptions of methodologies and analytical procedures to promote reproducibility. Proper documentation and archiving of data will facilitate transparency and future research.

Editorial Decision

  1. Acceptance Criteria Manuscripts will be evaluated based on their scientific merit, novelty, significance, and adherence to the journal's scope. The decision to accept or reject a manuscript rests with the Editor-in-Chief, who considers recommendations from the editorial board and reviewers.
  2. Revision and Resubmission If a manuscript requires revisions, authors should address all reviewer comments and submit the revised version within the specified timeframe. Revised manuscripts will undergo additional review before a final decision is made.
  3. Rejection In cases where a manuscript does not meet the journal's criteria or does not fit within the scope of "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal," the Editor-in-Chief may reject the submission. Authors will receive a clear explanation of the reasons for rejection.

Contact Information

For any inquiries or further assistance regarding manuscript submission, please contact our editorial office:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +1 (972) 924-5099

We value your contributions to the scientific community and appreciate your interest in publishing with "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." Our dedicated team of editors and reviewers looks forward to reviewing your work and supporting its dissemination to a broad audience.

  1. Author's Rights At "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal," we respect the rights of authors. Upon acceptance and publication, authors retain the right to use their own work for non-commercial purposes, such as teaching, presentations, and future research.
  2. Creative Commons License To ensure maximum dissemination and accessibility of published articles, "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" applies a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This license allows others to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they give appropriate credit to the original source and any changes made are indicated.

Journal Metrics and Indexing

  1. Impact Factor and Citation Metrics "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" strives to maintain high standards and influence within the academic community. Although we are committed to the quality of the research published, we do not currently have an assigned impact factor. However, we actively track citation metrics to assess the impact and reach of published articles.
  2. Indexing and Abstracting We are dedicated to enhancing the visibility and discoverability of the articles published in "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." We pursue indexing and abstracting services to ensure that our content is available through major academic databases and search engines. We continuously work towards inclusion in renowned indexing services to increase the accessibility and recognition of published works.

Ethical Guidelines

  1. Research Ethics "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" adheres to the highest ethical standards in publishing. Authors are expected to conduct research in accordance with ethical guidelines and regulations, ensuring the welfare and rights of human subjects and animals involved in the study. Proper informed consent and necessary ethical approvals must be obtained and stated in the manuscript.
  2. Conflict of Interest Authors are required to disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could influence the research, interpretation of data, or the presentation of results. Financial, personal, or professional relationships that may be perceived as influencing the work should be clearly stated in the manuscript.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have questions about the manuscript submission process or specific aspects of our journal. To assist you, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions. Please visit our website's FAQ section to find answers to common queries. If your question remains unanswered, please feel free to reach out to our editorial office.

Manuscript Guidelines Summary

We have provided detailed guidelines to ensure the smooth and efficient submission and publication of manuscripts in "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." It is essential to carefully review these guidelines before preparing and submitting your manuscript.

We appreciate your commitment to advancing scientific knowledge in the field of STEM and your interest in publishing with "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." Our team of dedicated editors and reviewers is excited to collaborate with you and contribute to the growth of multidisciplinary research. We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions and fostering a vibrant scientific community.

If you have any further questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our editorial office at [email protected]  or  +1 (972) 924-5099.

Editorial Board

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" takes pride in its esteemed Editorial Board, which consists of experts from diverse fields within the STEM domain. Our board members bring extensive knowledge, experience, and expertise to the journal, ensuring the rigorous evaluation and high-quality publication of research articles.

We invite you to visit our website's Editorial Board section to explore the profiles and research interests of our esteemed board members. Their invaluable contributions as reviewers and advisors play a vital role in maintaining the journal's standards and upholding the integrity of the peer-review process.

Journal Policies

  1. Data Availability To promote transparency and reproducibility, "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" encourages authors to make their data sets publicly available whenever possible. We support the use of data repositories and encourage authors to provide appropriate data availability statements in their manuscripts.
  2. Preprint Policy "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" acknowledges the value of preprints as a means of disseminating early findings and fostering collaboration. Authors are allowed to submit manuscripts that have been previously posted on preprint servers. However, it is important to disclose the preprint version in the cover letter during submission.
  3. Corrections and Addenda If errors or omissions are discovered in a published article, authors may request a correction or addendum. Corrections will be considered for significant errors that affect the interpretation or credibility of the work. Addenda may be published to provide additional information or clarification.

Journal Updates and Announcements

To stay up to date with the latest news, announcements, and special issues of "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal," we encourage you to visit our website regularly. We provide information on upcoming conferences, calls for papers, and other relevant events within the STEM field.

Support and Assistance

The editorial office of "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" is committed to providing support and assistance to authors throughout the manuscript submission and publication process. If you encounter any issues or require further guidance, please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated support team. We are here to assist you and address any queries you may have.

Disclaimer

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" strives to maintain the highest standards in publishing quality research. However, the opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in the published articles are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the journal's editorial board or the publisher.

Stay Connected

To stay connected with "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" and receive updates on the latest research, news, and announcements, we invite you to follow us on social media platforms. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. By joining our online community, you will have access to relevant content, discussions, and opportunities for collaboration.

Acknowledgments

We extend our gratitude to the authors, reviewers, and editorial board members for their valuable contributions to the success of "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." Your dedication and expertise are instrumental in advancing scientific knowledge and fostering interdisciplinary research.

About Us

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" is a leading multidisciplinary publication dedicated to the dissemination of high-quality research in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and, Medical Sciences. Our mission is to provide a platform for researchers, scholars, and practitioners to share their innovative findings, promote collaboration, and drive progress in STEM disciplines.

How to Cite

When referencing articles published in "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal," please follow the recommended citation style provided on our website. Accurate and consistent citations are crucial for academic integrity and ensuring proper recognition of the original authors' work.

We hope that these manuscript guidelines have provided you with a comprehensive understanding of the submission process for "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." Should you have any further questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to reach out to our editorial office. We are here to assist you and provide the support you need.

Privacy Policy

At "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal," we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. We collect and process personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations. Our Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and store your information. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on our website to understand how your data is handled and the measures we take to ensure its security.

Publication Ethics and Best Practices

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" adheres to the highest standards of publication ethics and best practices. We expect authors, reviewers, and editors to maintain the integrity of the research and publishing process. Plagiarism, fraudulent data, and any form of misconduct are strictly prohibited. We follow the guidelines and recommendations set forth by reputable organizations such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) to ensure fair and ethical publishing practices.

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" may feature advertisements or sponsored content on its website or within the journal. These advertisements and sponsored materials are clearly labeled as such and are independent of the editorial content. The presence of advertisements or sponsorship does not imply endorsement or influence on the content of the published articles.

Accessibility

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" is committed to ensuring accessibility to our content for all users. We strive to adhere to accessibility standards and guidelines to make our website and published articles accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you encounter any accessibility issues or require assistance, please contact our editorial office, and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Feedback and Suggestions

At "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal," we value feedback and suggestions from our readers, authors, and the scientific community. If you have any suggestions for improving our journal, website, or services, we welcome your input. Your feedback helps us enhance our offerings and ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our stakeholders.

We hope that these manuscript guidelines, along with the additional information provided, have addressed your queries and provided a comprehensive understanding of "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." We appreciate your interest in publishing with us and look forward to receiving your valuable contributions.

Conclusion

We sincerely appreciate your interest in submitting your manuscripts to "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." By adhering to the provided guidelines, you can ensure a smooth and efficient review process. We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions and being part of your scientific journey.

Thank you for choosing "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" as the platform to share your groundbreaking research and contribute to the advancement of STEM knowledge. Together, we can make significant strides in interdisciplinary research and innovation.

Disclaimer of Liability

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" and its editorial team strive to provide accurate and reliable information in published articles and on the journal's website. However, we do not guarantee the completeness, accuracy, or reliability of any content. The information presented in the articles and on the website is for general informational purposes only, and readers should exercise their own judgment and discretion when interpreting and applying the information provided. The journal and its editorial team shall not be held liable for any loss, damage, or inconvenience arising from the use or reliance on the information presented.

Changes to Manuscript Guidelines

"IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" reserves the right to make changes to the manuscript guidelines, editorial policies, and other aspects of the journal without prior notice. Authors are encouraged to review the latest version of the guidelines available on our website before submitting their manuscripts to ensure compliance with the most up-to-date requirements.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These manuscript guidelines and the relationship between authors and "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal" are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where the journal operates. Any legal disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with these guidelines or the journal's publication shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in that jurisdiction.

Effective Date

These manuscript guidelines are effective from the date of publication and apply to all manuscript submissions received thereafter. Any previous versions of the guidelines are superseded by this current version.

We appreciate your attention to these manuscript guidelines for "IgMin Research - STEM | A Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal." By adhering to these guidelines, you contribute to the integrity, quality, and transparency of the research published in our journal. We look forward to receiving your submissions and working together to advance the frontiers of knowledge in the field of STEM.