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Writing Style

For your manuscript to be considered for publication in the JNPARR, the writing style should be formal and scholarly. It should be written following the APA Style, 7th edition, for in-text citations and reference listing.


Manuscripts should be 12-15 pages, double-spaced, electronically submitted by email @, preferably using Microsoft Word.


The inclusion of pictures, tables and figures are encouraged, particularly if these will enhance the readability of the manuscript/ these should be camera-ready and in high resolution. Graphics should be properly labeled and titled, appearing at the bottom. Pictures, tables and figures are to be labeled as such. And should appear at the end of the manuscript (following the References listing).

Assignment of Rights

Manuscript submissions should include a signed Release & Contract form, detailing the agreement that the Author grants and assigns exclusively to JNPARR the entire copyright and all rights protected thereunder in and to the Manuscript, including Author’s contribution to the Manuscript and any revisions thereof, including but not limited to: (a) the worldwide right to reproduce, prepare derivatives, distribute, perform, and display the Manuscript, or any part thereof, in any publication in any medium or form of communication now existing or hereafter developed)including, without limitation, electronic media); (b) the worldwide right to license or syndicate use of the Manuscript, or any part thereof, in any medium or form of communication now existing or hereafter developed, including without limitation, electronic republication; (c) the worldwide right to cause the Manuscript, or any parts thereof, to be supplemented, revised, translated, abridged, dramatized, serialized, or otherwise adapted. Moreover, the Author waives all moral rights in the Manuscript. Additionally, the Author grants to the JNPARR the non-exclusive right to use the Manuscript to promote and publicize the JNPARR or its publications, including the right to use the Author’s name, likeness and biographical data in the promotions.


The JNPARR will have the right to secure copyright for the Manuscript, and any renewals or extensions thereof, in their names in the United States and elsewhere. The Author hereby irrevocably appoints the JNPARR, its successors and assigns, Author’s attorney in fact with power of substitution in the name of the JNPARR to execute on Author’s behalf any and all documents necessary to carry out the terms of this contract. The Author agrees to execute on Author’s behalf any and all documents necessary to carry out the terms of this contract. The Author agrees to execute any document the JNPARR may deem necessary to protect the rights granted hereunder.


The author represents and warrants that to the best of his/her knowledge: (a) the Manuscript is ORIGINAL with him/her and that he/she is a contributing author and owner of the Manuscript and that he/she has full power to make this Agreement; (b) the Manuscript is NOT in public domain nor has any part of it been previously published; (c) no agreement to publish any or all of the Manuscript is NOW OUTSTANDING; (d) all administrative approvals from the research site/s have been obtained, including but not limited to all pertaining Institutional Review Boards of relevance to the research study; (e) the Manuscript does not violate or infringe upon any copyright or other proprietary rights; (f) the Manuscript contains no matter that is libelous or otherwise unlawful, or which invades the rights of privacy of any person or party; (g) that all or parts of the Manuscript cited from prior literature are duly acknowledged through proper and appropriate citations and reference listing; and (h) the Author fully discloses NO conflict or interests with any organization of firm dealing business with PNAA and JNPARR. These representations and warranties shall survive the termination of this agreement and shall extend to the JNPARR and its licensees, successors, agents, and assigns.


If the Author incorporates in the Manuscript any material which is subject to copyright protection, the Author agrees to immediately obtain written authorization to publish the Manuscript and establish the JNPARR’s authorship and ownership from the proprietor at the Author’s own expense.


Author and for his/her heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns does hereby release and forever discharge the JNPARR its predecessors, and each of their respective former and present members, managers, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all claims, actions, causes of action, demands, rights, damages, debts, compensations, costs or other expenses of any nature whatsoever, including attorney fees, by reason of copying, publication, republication by JNPARR or any of its assignees or licensees of any article or literary work heretofore provided to JNPARR by Author.

Disclosures of Conflict of Interest

Author will disclose any conflicts of interest with any organizations, companies, facilities, and sponsors that might be cause for bias in the conduct and preparation of the research or manuscript. Author assumes full responsibility for the integrity of the facts, data and information contained in the manuscript. The JNPARR asserts that the Author bears sole responsibility for their opinions, statements and work, and that these do not represent the opinion of the PNAA, JNPARR and the editorial staff.


All submitted manuscripts will be subject to editing to meet editorial needs, style and standards of the JNPARR.

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