Guidelines for Authors

Manuscript Submission Process

To submit a manuscript, authors must follow the instructions given below:

Types of Manuscripts

Research Articles:

Original research in the lab environment or field experience requires documentation which follows set of procedure results in research articles. These could be of full length papers, although authors are encouraged to make it concise as possible. Authors present research findings through documents with quality content and original illustrations.

Review Articles: 

Authors present their research on a particular topic by searching other articles which could say secondary literature search. Ideally, the author searches for the topic from various sources and summarize them into a particular topic. It is a kind of search over the particular topic irrespective of own experimental findings.

Methodology Articles:

Research is always inconsistent in nature. It has been updated by incorporating advances in existing methods, test or procedure. Articles based on such research are called methodology articles. The method described may either be completely new, or may offer a better version of existing method.

It links the method with demonstrable advance on what is currently available. Articles should be described such a research which have been used well tested method, but not necessarily, used in a way that proves its value

Short Communications:

Short communication is an independent write up representing a significant research. It is not intended to publish preliminary results. The write up should not be more than 2500 words, and could include two figures or tables. It should have at least 8 references. Short communications are passed through peer review process.

Trends: (Free Publication - no APF)

A Trends article is a brief description of timely topics. It highlights directions for research or practice. The write up should not be more than 2500 words and could include two figures or tables. It should have at least 8 references. Trends articles are by invitation only.

Abstracts: (Free Publication (no APF))

Abstract is brief description of the research work. It provides general information to readers about research work conducted. Cloud Journals invites graduate / post graduates / researchers to submit abstracts on topics within the scope of the journal. Why should student/researcher publish the abstract ? Because it familiarize their research work among relevant work community.

Case Study/ Case Reports:

Individual units such as a person, a group, and an event when followed by the thorough analysis is referred either case study or case report. It follows similar procedures for both social sciences and life sciences either descriptive or explanatory manner.

In medicine, a case report is a detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of an individual patient. Case reports may contain a demographic profile of the patient, but usually describe an unusual or novel occurrence.

Research Reports:

In an organization, an analyst makes research upon specific topics, a currency, commodity or fixed income instrument or even on a geographic region or country and prepares a final document which is referred as research report. The research report published by Cloud Journals will be available free of cost on open access basis.

Monographs:

A monograph is a work of writing upon a single subject, usually by a single author. It is often a scholarly essay or learned treatise, and may be released in the manner of a book or journal article. It is by definition a single document that forms a complete text in itself. An author may therefore declare her or his own work to be a monograph by intent, or a reader or critic might define a given text as a monograph for the purpose of analysis. Normally the term is used for a work intended to be a complete and detailed exposition of a substantial subject at a level more advanced than that of a textbook.

Video Research Work:

Cloud Journal invites video research articles in all diverse areas of science, technology, medical, arts, humanities and management. We encourage all authors to publish their work with us as video journals.Cloud video journals facilitate your research by watching already done work to achieve the accuracy and betterment. You can see your applied techniques and methods n number of times and can reach at 100% accurate results.

 

Manuscripts Organization

Title:

The title should be research centric and short as possible. It should be 50 words maximum with Arial 14-point.

Author(s) Name:

First alphabet of names should be in capital letters with Arial 9-point. If there is more than one author please mention reference numbers by 1, 2… superscript and put comma between names.

The Address(es) and Affiliations of the Author(s):

Here affiliations are referred to details of authors’ home institutions at the time when their primary contribution to the research was carried out. Author should mention the current affiliations under acknowledgements if differs from home institutions. Text size should be Arial 9-point and presented through reference superscripts in case of additional authors.

Correspondence Email Address:

The e-mail address should be given of the corresponding author with his/her name.

Abstract:

The abstract is brief summary of undertaken research that includes objectives of the research, methodology being used, found results with foremost conclusions. It should be focused with self-explanatory to understand the complete research done. It should be written in complete sentences with Arial 10-point without subheadings.

Keywords

Please provide 3 to 6 keywords (indexing terms). Keywords should be given in the alphabetical order and should not repeat the words in the title. Keywords should be typed in italic 10-point Arial.

Introduction

Length of Introduction should be around 500 words maximum which include citations. The introduction should be brief preliminary explanation of the research which says about reasons for why the study has been undertaking as well as advantages and general outcome of the study.

Materials and Methods:

This is an important section of the manuscript which explains about materials and methods being used to perform the research. If any published procedure being used under the study should be properly referred. It also includes the brief description of materials if used with their affiliations. This section can be excluded for manuscripts that include only theory part of the research. It should be written with Arial 10-point.

Results and Discussion:

This section discusses the original experimental findings or any survey findings which should present clear and in concise manner. Appropriate statistical methods should be applied to verify numerical data being collected during experiments or survey. It should be tabulated with brief description. Discussion covers summary of principal findings of the research with facts from published findings or closely related research to check their feasibility. It should be presented in lucid manner; extensive and irrelevant discussion of literature is discouraged. This should not be more than 1500 words including citations

References:

References should be given at the end of the manuscript. Always use the full names of journals. Cite references in their present language, do not try to translate. The reference list should only include works that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications (or any unpublished work) should only be mentioned in the text. Reference could include following publications:

Journal Article:

Author(s). Article title (Italic). Journal’s name (Full name). Publication year. Volume Number (Issue Number) Page range.

Book

Author(s), Publication year: Book Title (Italic). Publisher, Total pages.

Book Edition

Author(s), Publication year: Title (Italic). Edition number. Publisher, Total Pages.

Chapter of a Book

Author(s), Publication year: Chapter title. Book Title (Italic). Publisher, Page range.

Multivolume Book

Citing one volume by title of complete work Author(s), Publication year: Title of Complete Work (Italic). Volume number. Publisher, Total pages

Series

Author(s), Publication year: Title (italic). Title of Series, volume number, Publisher, Total Pages.

Monograph

Author(s), Publication year: Article title. Monograph Title (italic), Monograph Name (abbreviated, italic), monograph number, Publisher, Page range.

Report/Note/Memo

Author(s), Publication year: Report/Note/Memo Title. Report/Note/Memo Name and number, total pages.

Dissertation/Thesis

Author(s), Publication year: Dissertation/thesis Title. Dissertation/thesis, Thesis Department (needed only if M.S. thesis), University, Total pages.

Conference Preprints/Proceedings/Extended Abstracts

Author(s), Publication year: Article title. Preprints,/Proc./Extended Abstracts, Conference Title, volume or report number (if included), city and state/province.

Atlas

Author(s), Publication year: Atlas Title (Italic). Publisher, Total pages.

Web site

Author(s)/Authoring Organization, Year cited (explicitly noted): Document name (Italic). [Address from which available online.]

Software

Author(s)/Authoring Group, year: Software Edition or Version. Company/Organization that holds the rights to the software.

Tables:

Arabic numerals should be used to number the tables in ascending order and font size of table data should be Arial 9-point. Tools of Table should be used to prepare the tables and avoid the use of spreadsheets. Tables must be placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Table should be presented with a brief and self-explanatory title. Title of tables should be given at the top of the table by making table no bold italic and title should be Arial 9-point italic.

Figures

Figures should be numbered using Arabic numerals in the sequence they occur. For each figure, please supply a brief and self-explanatory legend. Figures have to be placed after conclusion and before references. Title of figures should be given at the bottom of the figure by making figure no bold italic and title should be Arial 9-point italic.

Acceptable formats: .jpeg/ .png/ .tif format

Acknowledgments:

Acknowledgements include details of research funding sources if applicable and about any technical or intellectual assistance provided through others those have no rights of authorship for this research. It can include presenting the gratitude towards your guide/team mates/at back end support. It should be written in Arial 9-point s and not more than 100 words.

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How to submit a manuscript (paper/article )?

1. If you are a new user or need a new Username/Password?

Home -> Select a journal of your interest -> go to Register -> fill the registration form as an Author -> New Submission -> Follow the submission steps -> Active Submission. 

2. If you already have a Username/Password?

Home -> Journals -> Select a journal of your interest -> Go to login -> Enter your user name and password -> New Submission -> Follow the submission steps -> Active Submission.

3. If you already have username/password and want to submit a manuscript in another journals.

Home -> Journals -> Select a journal of your interest -> Go to Register -> Click here if you are already registered with this or another journal on this site -> Enter your user name and password -> New Submission -> Follow the submission steps -> Active Submission.

Successful Submission

You will receive a confirmation of successful submission of your manuscript via e-mail.You can also track any time to check the status of your manuscript by logging in to our Tracking System. You will be notified by e-mail about the final decision.

Unsuccessful Submission

If you are not able to complete online manuscript submission process or facing any difficulty then Email your manuscript in word document file along with yours complete details at

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Article Processing Fee:(APF)

Why?

Once Authors’ papers have been accepted for publication, then the accepted paper will be freely available to everyone through Cloud journals online platform. Cloud Journals Open Access Publication system allows one-time payment for this service so that the author, or their institution or funding bodies, pays a very nominal fee to cover costs associated with the publication process, from peer review of the submitted manuscript, through the copy-editing and typesetting (copy formatting), to online-hosting of the definitive version of the published article as well as office operating expenses. This processing fee will ensure the author about anyone else to view, search, download or archive for personal and non-commercial use. The only condition for this is that the author and original source are properly cited.

How Much?

Cloud Journals provides an open access journals and to manage various costs associated with the Journals management, for all accepted manuscripts we charge manuscript handling/processing fee. This will cover the charges for one manuscript in the Cloud Journals format.

Anyone can access all full text content published in Cloud Journals immediately and without any limit meaning by this Cloud journals does not have any income from selling online or print versions of its journals or from charging pay-per-view fees. Therefore, Cloud Journals needs to pay its handling, processing and production expenses by collecting manuscript processing fee from authors or institutes or research funding bodies.

In brief, Cloud Journals has a specific expense model which ultimately results in quality and rapid publication of manuscripts. We use best of the peer review process and provide quality production of online journals, also use print media and of online hosting and archiving which all bears the expense, therefore theses expenses are recovered through a publication process fee from the authors or research sponsors for each article they publish.

Fee Structure

Article Processing Fee (Revised for the Year 2014)

In Rupees:   Rs. 2000 INR   (For India Only)

For Indian Authors : You can choose to pay the fee through Bank Transfer/NET-Banking/Credit Card.

In $ USD  :    $ 75 USD (see HINARI list)

                :    $ 150 USD (For Asia & Africa)

                :    $ 400 USD (North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia & New Zealand) 

For International Authors : You can choose to pay the fee through PayPay/Bank Transfer.

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Manuscripts are only published after receiving the article processing fee .

 

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