A complete submission includes the following:
The cover letter is an excellent opportunity to briefly discuss the context and importance of the submitted work and why it is appropriate for the journal. Please avoid repeating information that is already present in the abstract and introduction. The cover letter is not shared with the referees, and should be used to provide confidential information, such as conflicts of interest, and to declare any related work that is in the press or submitted elsewhere.
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All submissions should be in Microsoft Word for Windows format. If you are using another word-processing program, please save the files as Word for Windows documents. (Most current versions of word-processing software allow you to save your files in a number of formats.)
Authors (particularly non-native English speakers) who would like assistance in improving the quality of English in their manuscripts prior to submission may wish to consider using an English-language editing service. Several commercial vendors provide such services, including Science Editing Experts, American Journal Experts, SPi Professional Editing Services, and Nature Publishing Group. They can help to improve the grammar, syntax, and flow of your manuscripts prior to submission.
Note that sending your manuscript for language editing to the above mentioned commercial vendors does not imply or guarantee that it will be accepted for publication by a journal published by the Asian Network for Scientific Information. Editorial decisions on the scientific content of a manuscript are independent, and these services are mentioned for information purposes only.
Authors are strongly encouraged to submit manuscripts via the online submission system. This will allow even quicker and more efficient processing of your manuscript.
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