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PUBLICATION GUIDELINES

1. Format & Criteria.

 

1.1. Manuscript:

  • Title of the paper

  • Author's affiliation (Author (s) Name, Department, College, State, Country, Mobile Number, and E-Mail should be provided).

  • The Abstract should not be more than 400 words.

  • About 3 to 6 keywords should be provided.

  • Heading and subheading should be numbered.

  • File Size: No manuscript should exceed more than 15 pages unless necessary. The file size of the MS word format may not exceed 5 MB size.

  • Language: The language of the manuscript should be only in English, we are not processing articles in any other languages.

  • Font: Manuscript should be typed in single-line spacing with Times New Roman font only.

  • Size: For main heading or Title: 14 points and Bold  For subtitle 12 points, Bold & Italic.

  • Images: Images should be supplied without being inserted in tables, borders, or any other format, they can be copy-pasted in the required space. The quality of the image and the size should be proper with subtitles. Please mention the source of such an image.  

  • Tables: All tables should be numbered in order, the word Table may be bolded. The table number should be properly given. Table width and cell sizing should be even and all the content should be cantered. The number of tables should be given over the tables. The title of the table should be bolded and should not contain any text box.

  • Figures: All figures should be arranged in order; All images supplied should have enough resolution, inferior images will be removed.

  • Mathematical Formula (If Any): Present formula using Equation editor in the line of normal text. Number consequently any equations that have to be referred to in the text

1.1.2. Manuscript Headings:

 

  • Introduction

  • Material and Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment

  • References

 

1.2. Audiovisual Documentary Criteria:

 

  1. The content of the documentary must be in the area of research mentioned.

  2. The time limit is a maximum of 10 minutes

  3. The audiovisual clarity should be there and up to the mark

  4. The content should have some originality (sound and visuals used).

  5. The title of the documentary and thumbnails must be matched with the content.

  6. If the language of the documentary is other than English, an English subtitle is a mandate.

 

2. Publication Policy.

 

The journal employs the double-blind peer review (s) process, where both reviewer (s) and author (s) remain anonymous throughout the review process. In many instances, the author (s) is called for a discussion with an expert panel for gaining more clarity on the content before the recommendation for publication.

 

Every proposal submitted for publication is read /viewed at least by editor (s), for an initial review. If the content agrees with editorial policies and with a minimum quality level, then it is sent to two reviewer (s) followed by an expert panel discussion.

 

Reviewer(s) comments to the chief editor are confidential and before passing on to the author (s) will make anonymous. Based on the reviewer (s) comments and findings of the expert panel discussion with the author (s), the Editorial Board makes a final decision on the acceptability of the submission and communicates to the author (s).

2.1. Copyright:

 

JFCR and Digital Research Archive do not allow the author (s) to hold the copyright and retain publishing or reproducing rights without prior permission from JFCR and Digital Research Archive.

 

2.2. Publication Frequency:

 

Journal frequency is annually and publishes 01 Issue in a year.

 

2.3. Publication Year:

 

lt started in January 2021.

 

2.4. Plagiarism:

 

There is a zero-tolerance policy towards plagiarism. Manuscripts or audiovisuals are screened for plagiarism before, during, and after publication, and if found plagiarized they will be rejected at any stage of processing.

 

2.5. Certificate of Publication:

Every author (s) whose manuscript or audiovisual qualifies and accepted by the editorial board for publication will be issued a digital certificate of publication furnishing the name of the author, paper or documentary title, the ID No of the manuscript or documentary, and date of publication. Click to view the sample Certificate of Publication.

 

3. Ethical Issues.

 

3.1. Role of Editor (s):

 

The role of the editor (s) is to evaluate the suitability of submitted manuscripts or audiovisual documentary for the journal and digital research archive respectively, including (a) the quality of the manuscript or audiovisual documentary, (b) whether it meets the Aims and Scope of the JFCR or Digital Research Archive, and (c) the originality of the work. The editor (s) will not disclose information about a submitted manuscript or audiovisual documentary to anyone other than the corresponding author (s), reviewer (s), or other members of the editorial board. Editor (s) will ensure the prompt handling of the review process. Editor (s) will evaluate the merit of the content without regard to race, gender, country of origin, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

 

3.2. Role of Reviewer (s):

 

Peer review is essential for assisting in making editorial decisions and assisting author (s) in manuscript or audiovisual documentary improvements. Reviewer (s) should point out relevant publications not cited in the manuscript and point out any similarities with previously published works. Reviewer (s) should not consider manuscripts or audiovisual documentary with conflicts of interest, competitive, financial, or collaborative. If a potential reviewer (s) feels unqualified to review the manuscript or documentary, that reviewer (s) should notify the chief editor immediately and decline the review. Manuscripts or documentary received for review along with completely filled up submission form will be treated as confidential documents and not shown or discussed with others without authorization from the chief editor. Author (s) should expect to receive a reviewer (s) reports in a prompt manner, normally within one month.

 

3.3. Role of Author (s):

 

Author (s) of original research (not previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere) should be an accurate presentation of the work (manuscript or audiovisual documentary) carried out, a discussion of the significance of the work in context with previous works, and should contain sufficient experimental detail to allow others to replicate the work. Appropriate citation of previously published works must always be included. Author (s) should disclose any financial or other conflicts of interest that may be construed as influencing the data or interpretation. All sources of financial support should be disclosed. Authorship (s) should be limited to those persons who have made a significant contribution to the work in terms of conception, design, experimental implementation, and data analysis and interpretations. All persons making significant contributions should be included as co-authors. If an author (s) discovers a significant error in the published work, the author (s) is obligated to inform the chief editor through Email at baulanaa@gmail.com in order to either correct or retract the manuscript or audiovisual documentary.

 

3.4. Role of the Publisher:

 

In cases of proven scientific misconduct, plagiarism, or fraudulent publication, the publisher, in collaboration with the editorial board, will take appropriate action to clarify the situation, publish an erratum, or retract the work (manuscript or audiovisual documentary) in question.

 

3.5. Instructions to Reviewer (s):

 

 Reviewer (s) could judge any manuscript or audiovisual documentary  on the basis of the following criteria:

 

Evaluation Form: Every manuscript or audiovisual documentary should be strictly reviewed and marked in the evaluation form for manuscript or audiovisual documentary as provided to the reviewer (s) during initiating the review process.

 

Format: Any major divergence from the standard manuscript or audiovisual documentary format should be indicated.

 

Technical Presentation: The manuscript or audiovisual documentary should be technically presented instead of being presented as a story. Mere repetition of past work should not be accepted. Reviewer (s)  can look for conceptual advancement over previously published work. Any major omission of the previously published findings on a similar problem must be checked.

 

Interpretation of Result: The discussion should hover around the result and should not include irrelevant and unachievable statement.

 

Statistical Presentation: Proper statistics should be applied over the data wherever found necessary.

 

Plagiarism of Data: Data showing any type of suspicion, duplication, and manipulation must be brought to the notice of the author(s) through the chief editor.

 

Summary: Pinpoint the strength and weakness of the article considering the potential importance of the work in the context of present and future.

 

Conclusion: At the end reviewer(s) can recommend the necessary corrections needed to accept the manuscript or audiovisual documentary. The reviewer (s) can also recommend an expert panel discussion to gain more clarity with the author (s) of the manuscript or audiovisual documentary, if they are actually required, else recommend it for publication at JFCR or Digital Research Archive. If found unsuitable the manuscript or audiovisual documentary should be declared as unacceptable for publication.

 

3.6. Open Access:

In case of acceptance after peer review (s), you may choose to publish your article under Open Access terms with JFCR and Digital Research Archive. Open Access means that everyone around the world can read and download your article for free.

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