Instructions for Authors

  1. Before submitting your paper for review, use this checklist to ensure it meets the minimum standards:
  • Is your manuscript written in English within 3000-8000 words (between 8 to 12 pages long)?
  • Have you used Mendeley for reference management and formatting, following APA style?
  1. Make sure your manuscript follows the JOMESS format precisely. Pay attention to every detail of the JOMESS format.
  2. Check if your title is appropriate and your abstract is well-written:
  • Limit the title to 10 words without acronyms or abbreviations.
  • The abstract should be informative, self-explanatory (without citations), and cover the problem, proposed approach, major findings, and conclusions within a maximum of 200-250 words.
  1. Organize your article using the recommended sections: Introduction, Literature Review, Research Method, Results and Discussion, and Conclusion. Present complex proofs or non-obvious proofs of correctness after the introduction section, excluding obvious theorems and straightforward proofs.
  2. In the Introduction section:
  • Provide context and highlight the objective of the study.
  • Clarify the context and state-of-the-art in the field.
  • Explain the problem that necessitates the manuscript.
  • Describe the unique contribution of your work and cite at least 5 recent journal articles.
  1. The literature review section consists of a description concerning the title, with a proportion of 10-15% of the total article length
  2. Ensure that the Methods section provides clear and detailed descriptions of the experimental methods to facilitate reproducibility.
  3. Present results and discussions in a simple and straightforward manner. Include important findings, statistical analyses, and comparisons with other research results. Avoid duplicating figures in tables. Use suitable references to support your content.
  4. Summarize the primary outcomes of your study in the Conclusion section. Support your claims with the results and discuss their relation to expectations and previous theories. Explain how your research advances scientific knowledge.
  5. Pay attention to the language quality of your article. Poor grammar may hinder understanding of the science presented.
  6. Keep your references up to date. Aim for 10 to 20% of recent papers among your references.
  7. Ensure the clarity and coherence of your manuscript. Make it easy to understand for well-qualified professionals. Avoid describing widely known facts and use appropriate references instead. Reviewers and readers should have no difficulty comprehending your work.
  8. Check if you have a sufficient number of references. Depending on the paper length, aim for a minimum of 20 to 25 Minimize citations of textbooks and avoid web page citations. All cited papers should be referenced within the text.
  9. Regarding Figures and Tables:
  • Number figures in the order they appear in the text.
  • Include a caption explaining their content.
  • Start figure captions as paragraphs with "Figure 1," "Figure 2," etc.
  • Place figure captions below the corresponding figures.
  • Cite the source of each figure taken from another article.
  • Refer to all figures in the body of the article.
  • Tabular material should be presented in numbered tables with clear and concise headings.
  • Follow similar guidelines as for figures regarding table numbering, captions, and citations.
  • Use horizontal lines to separate the table caption, column headings, and end of the table.
  • Refer to all tables in the body of the article.
  1. Limit self-citations to a minimum, recommended maximum is either 5 (including jointly authored publications) or 20% of total citations, whichever is lower, to prevent citation manipulation.
  2. When submitting the final version of your paper, ensure the last page is not half empty to meet the journal's requirements.