Copyright:

Authors are allowed to retain copyright of their work and inform IJPNI explicitly at submission or prior to publication of the article.  In all cases, the published material is licensed to IJPNI and are accessible to all visitor of the website, where alteration of any part or any content by the user is not allowed.  Use of the published material is subject to defined attribution by Creative Common.  The user must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license (journal), and indicate if any change is made during use.

Article Processing Charge (APC):

The article processing charges are  (1) submission fee is set at $65 and does not depend on the type of paper, (2) page design fee that includes payment for services deemed necessary (for example) alteration of figures, charts, tables, and pictures.  This fee will be calculated after successful completion of any submission, (3) database HTML, XML, and indexing processing fee required for all submission and its set minimum is $ 180. Additional charges will be determined upon receiving an article for publication (i.e. Language Editing) and each author will be informed and agrees to pay these fee at the time.  The total due amount is payable via a secured online payment system and must be in US Dollars only.  IJPNI reserve the right to study if any waiver can be provided.

Waiver Policy:  

Authors from a number of developing countries with outstanding manuscript may receive a waiver of all fees excluding submission fee. Submission by any graduating Ph.D. student regardless of country of origin will receive a discount on the total amount due in most cases.  IJPNI reserves the right to determine eligibility to receive any waiver.

 

Indexing, metadata, DOI Process: 

Authors may request complete information about this process, IJPNI will provide complete information within the period of two weeks after receiving any request.  All submission are assigned DOI before online publishing.

Authors are expected to complete these required steps.

  • Establish their accounts at this website, to start please click here.

  • Prepare their manuscript using the latest edition of the Microsoft Words Software. Text, figures, pictures, charts, tables and any graphic shall be in separate files. Use JPG format for pictures, assure the highest resolution. 

  • Arrange references as a simple list at the end of your manuscript based on Vancouver style, all references are listed according to the same order as the in-text citation.  Therefore, number one in the list is a reference that is the first citation in-text. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of all cited references and these should be checked before the manuscript is submitted. Only one publication can be listed for each number. Cite references in the text, tables, or figures in consecutively numerical order by means of superscript Arabic numerals. It is acceptable for a reference to be cited only in a table or a figure legend and not in the text if it is in sequence with references cited in the text. 

  • Use Arabic superscript numerals outside periods and commas, inside colons and semicolons. Two references are cited with a comma and no space. Three or more consecutive references are cited in a range of dashes. Personal communications or unpublished data must be cited in parentheses in the text with the name(s) of the source(s) and the year. Authors should request permission from the source to cite unpublished data. 

  • In reference list: List the surnames and initials of first names of all authors if there are 6 or fewer; otherwise, list the first 3 and add ‘et al.’ Use one space only between words up to the year and then no spaces. The journal title should be in italic and abbreviated according to the style of PubMed. If the journal is not listed in PubMed, then it should be written out in full.

  • Check journal abbreviations using PubMed. General rules from the 10th edition of AMA.  Examples of IJPNI EndNote Style:  Michaud J, Kates J. Global health diplomacy: Advancing foreign policy and global health interests. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2013; 1(1): 24-28. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-12-00048Provide contact information for a reviewer when asked. Provide an additional copy of your manuscript using a PDF format, this allows our designers to know of your preferred sequence of embedding charts, tables, figures, and etc. within the text body of your article.Answer questions related to conflict of interest, Copy Right and so on.  

  • Review and complete your submission.

REVIEW PROCESS
IJPNI uses a single-blind review process that may be conducted by one or up to three expert reviewers. Authors receive input directly from each reviewer.  The revised copy of any manuscript needs to be submitted to the specific folder by the corresponding author.  Manuscripts will be removed from the queue if an author fails to respond within 3 weeks after due date. There is no fee for screening for plagiarism, and selected manuscript may be subject to this screening at the request of a reviewer or an editor. All reviews are approved and completed by a member of the Editorial Board.

Authors Responsibility 

As part of the online submission process, authors are asked to affirm that the submission represents original work that has not been published previously, and that it is not currently being considered by another journal.

Authors must also confirm that each author has seen and approved the contents of the submitted manuscript.

Authors are obligated to suggest a reviewer who has the appropriate qualification in the field of study of the research reported in the manuscript.  IJPNI reserve the right to forward the document to such a reviewer. IJPNI will, however, inform the person about her/his nomination as a reviewer.

Finally, authors should confirm that permissions for all appropriate uses have been obtained from the copyright holder for any figure, picture or chart, and or any copied items from a source.  The presence of the appropriate acknowledgment per item and full address of the original source is required.  IJPNI is not responsible for any inclusion without authorization in any submission.


SUBMISSION

A submission has to be made during the minimum amount of time and preferably during one single visit to the IJPNI website.  Authors are required to have a Cover letter, Title Page, Abstract, Main Document including references, figures, tables and charts in separate files.  Those files must be created using the latest Microsoft Office program, no pdf is accepted. The system accepts uploads during each submission, and the author is able to the checklist of files at the end of a submission process.

 

At submission, authors are asked to nominate at least one potential referees who may then be asked by the Editorial Board to help review the work. Manuscripts are normally reviewed by two external peer reviewers and a member of the Editorial Board.

Authors are responsible to check their account frequently at least once every three days.  Authors receive feedback, recommendation and approval or questions for reviewers directly via the system.  If a paper requiring revision is not resubmitted within 3 weeks after a request, it will be moved from the publication queue and a new set of dates may apply.



ARTICLE TYPES
IJPNI publishes the following: Research Articles, Review Articles, and Editorials.



Detailed Manuscript Preparation Instruction:

Language

Papers submitted for publication must be written in English and should be as concise as possible.

We recommend that authors have their manuscript checked by someone whose first language is English before a submission, this will ensure that submissions are judged at peer review exclusively on academic merit.  

Spelling should generally be that of the Concise Oxford Dictionary (1995), 9th ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

References

  • Arrange references as a simple list at the end of your manuscript based on Vancouver style, all references are listed according to the same order as the in-text citation.  Therefore, number one in the list is a reference that is the first citation in-text.
  • Authors are responsible for the accuracy of all cited references and these should be checked before the manuscript is submitted.
  • Only one publication can be listed for each number.
  • Cite references in the text, tables, or figures in consecutively numerical order by means of superscript Arabic numerals. It is acceptable for a reference to be cited only in a table or a figure legend and not in the text if it is in sequence with references cited in the text.
  • Use Arabic superscript numerals outside periods and commas, inside colons and semicolons.
  • Two references are cited with a comma and no space. Three or more consecutive references are cited in a range of dashes.
  • References in tables, figures, and panels should be in numerical order according to where the item is cited in the text.
  • Please note that if references are not cited in order the manuscript may be returned for amendment before it is passed on to the Editor for assessment.
  • Only papers published or in the press should be included in the reference list. Personal communications or unpublished data must be cited in parentheses in the text with the name(s) of the source(s) and the year. Authors should request permission from the source to cite unpublished data.

In reference list:

List the surnames and initials of first names of all authors if there are 6 or fewer; otherwise, list the first 3 and add ‘et al.’ Use one space only between words up to the year and then no spaces. The journal title should be in italic and abbreviated according to the style of PubMed. If the journal is not listed in PubMed, then it should be written out in full. Check journal abbreviations using PubMed.

  • General rules from the 10th edition of AMA
  • Examples of IJPNI EndNote Style:

Michaud J, Kates J. Global health diplomacy: Advancing foreign policy and global health interests. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2013; 1(1): 24-28. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-12-00048

Hu WS, Ting WJ, Chiang WD, et al. The heart protection effect of alcalase potato protein hydrolysate is through IGF1R-PI3K-Akt compensatory reactivation in aging rats on high-fat diets. Int J Mol Sci. 2015;16(5):10158-10172. doi: 10.3390/ijms160510158

Reuter T. Sharing the Earth, Dividing the Land: Land and Territory in the Austronesian World. Canberra: Australian National University Press; 2006.

Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, eds. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002:93-113.

Wolf W. State’s mail-order drug plan launched. Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 14, 2004:1B. 

Pollack A. FDA approves new cystic fibrosis drug. New York Times. January 31, 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/01/business/fda-approves-cystic-fibrosis-drug.html?ref=health. Accessed February 1, 2012.

Outbreak notice: Cholera in Haiti. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/outbreak-notice/haiti-cholera.htm. Updated January 9, 2012. Accessed February 1, 2012.

Weisbaum LD. Human sexuality of children and adolescents: a comprehensive training guide for social work professionals [master''s thesis]. Long Beach (CA): California State University; 2005.

Chu H, Rosenthal M. Search engines for the World Wide Web: a comparative study and evaluation methodology. Paper presented at: American Society for Information Science 1996 Annual Conference; October 19 24, 1996; Baltimore, MD. http://www.asis.org/annual-96/electronicproceedings/chu.html. Accessed February 26, 200.