FUDMA Journal of Sciences
SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT
Manuscripts should be submitted through our online submission system: https://fjs.fudutsinma.edu.ng/index.php/fjs/user/register (for new users) or https://fjs.fudutsinma.edu.ng/index.php/fjs/login (for registered users)
The submitted manuscript should be copied to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ensure that you follow the online submission processes carefully and patiently.
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Submissions are to be accompanied with the Manuscript Submission Fee. Manuscript Submission fee is a non-refundable fee in case the manuscript is not accepted for publication. Meanwhile, Publication fee will only be made after the manuscript has been accepted for publication.
Manuscript Submission Fee (Non-Refundable): Five Thousand Naira only (₦5,000.00)
Publication Fee (After manuscript is accepted): Twenty Thousand Naira only (₦20,000.00)
Hard Copy after Publication: On request
All monies should be paid into the account of the Journal, detailed below:
Account Name: FUDMA JOURNAL OF SCIENCES
Account Number: 1020964101
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For inquiries, please contact:
Dr. Emmanuel Joseph
Department of Physics,
Federal University Dutsin-Ma,
Katsina State, Nigeria.
GUIDE TO AUTHORS
Our policy is as follows:
The Editorial office shall make every effort to ensure that no misleading information or statement appears in this Journal. It is however, the sole responsibility of the author for all data and information provided with regards to accuracy. The Editorial Board and its agents shall accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the consequences of any misleading data and/or information provided by the authors which shall be published in FJS.
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Main Headings and Manuscript Presentation
Manuscripts should be prepared under the following headings without numbering:
Authors and their full addresses
Abstract (250 words maximum)
Keywords ( 4 or 5 words)
Materials and Methods
Results and Discussion
Acknowledgement (If Any)
This should be concise and explain the nature of the paper. If the paper was given, wholly or in part, at a scientific meeting, this should be stated in a footnote.
These should include with one surname followed by initials of authors and the address where the work was carried out. The name, address, and email address of the corresponding author should be indicated clearly.
Abstract of 250 words (maximum) should be provided abridging, concise introduction, methods used, results, significance of results and conclusion of the study.
This should state the problem investigated, the aim of the work and previous relevant work with appropriate references, and must indicate clearly the advance in knowledge or contribution to knowledge.
Materials and Method
Clear and sufficient detail to permit the work to be repeated by others, if desired. Only new techniques need be described in detail; known methods must have adequate references.
These should be presented concisely, with tables or illustrations for clarity.
Good quality and clearly readable Figures will only be accepted. Graphs should be drawn in CorelDraw or Microsoft Excel. A resolution of 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) or higher, for good quality Picture printing.
The American Psychology Association (APA) system of referencing should be used. The in-text references should be in full if they have one or two authors (e.g.: Michael, 2002; Ogbe and Segun, 2009), for multiple authored case they should be cited as Haruna et al., (2005). Full References should be provided in the references section. References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper, giving all the authors with their initials after the respective surnames. Give the full title of the paper in the language in which it appeared or an accurate English translation. Journal titles should be abbreviated as in Chemical Abstracts or Biological Abstracts. If the journal is not included in these lists, then give the title in full. Where possible, the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for the reference should be included at the end of the reference. This style and order should be followed: author's surname, initial(s) of forename(s), paper title, journal title (in italic), volume number (in bold), first and last page numbers, year of publication (in brackets) e.g.
Ayan, E., Berok, B. and Selega, G. H. (2003). Extraction of oil from wild Melon seeds. Journal of African Science Technology, 2(2): 4-9.
Dagogo, K., Edward, E. D., Kelle, C. and Madu, N. (2009). Biochemical Finger printing: Simulated Models of DNA and Nucleic Acids. ABU Press.
A Chapter in a Book:
Leach, J. (1993). Impacts of the zebra mussel (Dreissenapolymorpha) on water quality and fish spawning reefs of Western Lake Erie. In Zebra mussels: biology, impacts and control, Eds., Nalepa, T. and D. Schloesser. Ann Arbor, MI: Lewis Publishers, pp: 381-397.
Makarewicz, J. C., Lewis, T. and Bertram, P. (1995). Epilimnetic phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass and species composition in Lake Michigan, 1983-1992.U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program, Chicago, IL.EPA 905-R-95-009.
Stone, D. (2007). Signal Transduction in Bacteria. In the Proceedings of the 2004 Markey Scholars Conference, pp: 80-89.
Strunk, J. L. (1991). The extraction of mercury from sediment and the geochemical partitioning of mercury in sediments from Lake Superior, M. S. Thesis, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI.
Abbreviations, Units Etc.,
Authors should follow internationally accepted standard specifications, e.g., IUPAC-IUB. IUPAC Manua1 of symbols and terminology for physico-chemical quantities and units.
Copyright and Permissions
By submitting a manuscript to the editor or publisher it is regarded that you have given permission to publish the manuscript and distribute it electronically or in any other form to different databases and abstracting services including libraries, universities and anywhere else.
Proofs may be sent to the corresponding author by e-mail. Your response, with or without corrections, should be sent within 48 hours.
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Upon final publication, an issue will be made available at the FUDMA Journal of Sciences Secretariat and online at FUDMA’s website. Hardcopy of the Journal will be made available at a cost on request.
Other Important Note for Authors
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Author will take the responsibility whatsoever if any copyright infringement or any other violation of any law is done by publishing the research work by the author.
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