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Submission Preparation Checklist  

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 Authors are invited to submit manuscripts for double-blind peer-review and consideration for possible publishing in the Journal of Applied Sciences and Development, JASD – an international multidisciplinary academic research journal of natural and applied sciences published biannualy (May and October).
Manuscripts, which must be original, theoretical or empirical, and scholarly, are considered on the understanding that they are not submitted to any other publishers.  Paper, with 1-inch all-round margin, must not exceed 8 pages 12-font-size Times New Roman single-line spacing in MsWord (Windows ’97-2003), should be sent electronically as attachment to the Managing Editor, Journal of Applied Sciences and Development, through E-mail: onyenekenwa.eneh@unn.edu.ng.
Paper should conform to APA or Harvard style of citation and referencing. Under the title of the paper should appear the author’s name (surname first), institutional affiliation, e-mail address and mobile phone number, followed by italicized abstract of not more than 100 words.
Table or figure should be properly numbered (e.g. Table 1 or Fig. 1) and placed as close as possible to the in-text citation.  Title of table should be placed above the table, while that of a figure should be placed below the figure. Map, chart, table and figure should fit into trimmed quoto size.
Minor and obvious corrections may be effected by the Editorial Board, but the Ms would be returned to author for major correction/s. Within one week of receipt of Ms, authors will be communicated on the status of their articles through their supplied e-mail addresses and/or phone numbers.
A processing fee of N30,000 ($100) is levied per accepted paper. In addition, over-length charge of N1,500 (or $5) is levied per page in excess of nine (9) pages. Fees are payable  to WIPRO International Naira A/c. No. 2005622074 of First Bank Plc or Naira A/c. No. 1191034798 or domiciliary US$ A/c. No. 1191023897 of ECOBANK Nigeria Plc. Payment can also be made on VoguePay platform.
Published papers are accessible online. Hard copy of journal issue is made available on payment of N3,000 and courier charge of N3,500.
For further inquiry
Contact: Managing Editor, Journal of Applied Sciences and Development, JASD, Phone: +234-803-338-7472 or +234-805-315-2828; P.O. Box 9060, Enugu; E-mail: onyenekenwa.eneh@unn.edu.ng Website: www.jasdevr.org

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