ELK Asia Pacific Journals feature a series of resources for authors to access and prepare and submit manuscript. Alike a research article, the following section is categorised into major sections with guidelines, specific to each section.
Access the sections in the following series, click for direct access:Manuscript Submission
At ELK Asia Pacific Journals, we operate an online submission form. Authors are advised to upload articles online, while sharing complete details of the co-author(s).Types of contribution accepted:
Manuscripts, including text, tables and images are accepted in .doc, .docx or .pdf formats.Initial Submission
Visit the Online Paper Submission page and upload your manuscript file in .doc, .docx or .pdf formats. The abstract should also be included in the main manuscript file being uploaded through the online form.Revised Submission
Revisions must also be submitted through a single file through email to the editor concerned for the journal, you have submitted to in the initial submission.Undertaking for Manuscript Submission
Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has neither been published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. This Undertaking also set terms of our creative commons licensing policy, that,
“All contents in ELK Asia Pacific Journals are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License”.
Corresponding author, along with all the co-author(s), must sign this Undertaking, either in-person or through digital signatures. And the signed copy must be sent to the editor of the journal.Research Paper Template for Manuscript Preparation
Authors are advised to download this word template and insert their paper content in the same for as to comply with the format of paper publication at ELK Asia Pacific Journals.Title & Headings
The manuscript file must instigate with the ‘Title of the paper’ (Centered Times New Roman 10 Bold in Capital), which should be succeeded by the Author details, including
The abstract should summarize the content of the paper. Try to keep the abstract below 350 words. Do not make references nor display equations in the abstract. The journal will be printed from the same-sized copy prepared by you. Your manuscript should be printed on A4 paper (21.0 cm x 29.7 cm). It is imperative that the margins and style described below be adhered to carefully. This will enable us to keep uniformity in the final printed copies of the Journal. Please keep in mind that the Download the Undertaking Form Download MS Word Template manuscript you prepare will be photographed and printed as it is received. Readability of copy is of paramount importance. (Times New Roman 10 Italicized Justified)
About five key words in alphabetical order, separated by comma (Times New Roman 10)
Introduction (Times New Roman 12 BOLD)
The introduction of the paper should explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and the contribution of the paper. The contents of each section may be provided to understand easily about the paper. (Times New Roman 12))
Heading I (Times New Roman 12 BOLD)
The headings and subheadings, starting with "Introduction", appear in upper and lower case letters and should be set in bold and aligned flush left. All headings from the Introduction to Acknowledgements are numbered sequentially using 1, 2, 3, etc. Subheadings are numbered 1.1, 1.2, etc. If a subsection must be further divided, use numbers in format 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc. The font size for heading is 12 points bold face and subsections with 12 points and not bold. Do not underline any of the headings, or add dashes, colons, etc. (Times New Roman 12)
Indentations and Equations (Times New Roman 12 BOLD)
The first paragraph under each heading or subheading should be flush left, and subsequent paragraphs should have a five-space indentation. A colon is inserted before an equation is presented, but there is no punctuation following the equation. All equations are numbered and referred to in the text solely by a number enclosed in a round bracket (i.e., (3) reads as "equation 3"). Ensure that any miscellaneous numbering system you use in your paper cannot be confused with a reference  or an equation (3) designation. (12) (Times New Roman 12)
Conclusion (Times New Roman 12 Bold)
A conclusion section must be included and should indicate clearly the advantages, limitations, and possible applications of the paper. Although a conclusion may review the main points of the paper, do not replicate the abstract as the conclusion. A conclusion might elaborate on the importance of the work or suggest applications and extensions. (Times New Roman 12)
A reference list MUST be included using the following information as a guide. Only cited text references are included. Each reference is referred to in the text by a number enclosed in a square bracket (i.e., ). References must be numbered and ordered alphabetically. All references must be complete and accurate. Where possible, include the DOI for the reference in the end of each reference.