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JNPARR INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE AUTHORS

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. Refer to the JNPARR Manuscript Preparation document for detailed guidance on manuscript requirements.

Submissions

Manuscripts should be no longer than 15 pages, excluding the title page, abstract, references, tables and figure. Manuscripts must be double-spaced, electronically submitted by email to JNPARR.EIC@gmail.com using Microsoft Word. Along with this manuscript, submit the JNPARR Author Submission and Declaration Form.

Graphics

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, following APA 7th edition format. Pictures, tables and figures are to be labeled as such and should appear at the end of the manuscript (following the References listing).

Warranty

Manuscript submission to JNPARR implies that 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) is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, nor will it be submitted to another journal until the final, written decision of the JNPARR peer review is complete; (e) its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, if applicable, (f) if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, including electronically without the written consent of JNPARR(g) all administrative approvals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; (h) the Manuscript does not violate or infringe upon any copyright or other proprietary rights; (i) the Manuscript contains no matter that is libelous or otherwise unlawful, or which invades the rights of privacy of any person or party; (j) that all or parts of the Manuscript cited from prior literature are duly acknowledged through proper and appropriate citations and reference listing; and (k) 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.

Ethical and Legal Considerations

JNPARR strives for the highest ethical standards in editorial and publishing conduct. To that end, JNPARR follows the Committee for Publication Ethics (COPE) and  the ethical and legal standards outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) and reporting of Conflicts of Interest as outlined by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Every effort is made to ensure the validity and integrity of published papers, but final responsibility for the content rests with authors, not JNPARR, its editors, reviewers, or the publisher.

Authorship

All individuals listed in the by-line of any type of article must fully meet criteria for authorship. Individuals making other contributions should be identified in the acknowledgements. Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) or the ICMJE for details. JNPARR requires that all authors meet the following criteria:

  1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; and
  1. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; and
  1. Final approval of the version to be published.

Any changes in the authorship (author added, author removed, change in order of authorship) at any time during the review process must be approved in writing by all authors listed on any version of the paper.

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding

Authors must state all possible conflicts of interest in the manuscript, including financial, consultant, institutional and other relationships that might lead to bias or a conflict of interest. If there is no conflict of interest, this should also be explicitly stated as none declared. All sources of funding should be acknowledged in the manuscript. All relevant conflicts of interest and sources of funding should be included on the title page of the manuscript with the heading "Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding."

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.

Copyright and Permission for Reuse of Copyright-Protected Material

Copyright

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.

Permissions

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.

It is the responsibility of the author to obtain permission for use of material owned by others such as copyrighted material: tables, charts, forms, figures, or text reuse. Follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) for guidelines on using previously published material (section 1.10, p. 15). Upload permission for reuse along with the rest of the manuscript parts at the time of article submission. Permission for use and sharing content from many sources may be obtained from the Copyright Clearance Center/Rights at: http://www.copyright.com/get-permissions/

Release

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.

Editing

All submitted manuscripts will be subject to editing to meet editorial needs, style and standards of the JNPARR. JNPARR reserves the right to edit all manuscripts for style and space requirements, and to clarify the presentation. Authors should expect queries during the copy-editing stage from the editorial office before the manuscript is sent to production for typesetting.

Page Proofs and Corrections

Before publication, proofs of edited copy in .pdf format are submitted electronically to the corresponding author who is responsible for checking the accuracy of the material. Complete instructions will be provided along with the proof. Adobe Reader version 7 or higher is needed to complete this task.


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