Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Submitting authors should include a covering letter with each manuscript submission containing the following:
a) that the paper has not been published elsewhere and is not being considered for publication elsewhere,
b) that all the authors have agreed to the submission of this manuscript to IJADR,
c) that the research reported in the manuscript has been reviewed by a Research Ethics Board, or similar governing body, and
d) the names and contact information of 3 – 4 potential reviewers with experiences and expertise in the topic area of the manuscript
Manuscripts must not exceed the 3,000 word limit and be in the format outlined in the instructions (e.g. layout, APA Version 7 style referencing, APA format for tables and figures).
Authors should review the checklist for writing research reports located at the following websites. This is a comprehensive checklist that may be helpful in preparing their manuscripts and useful to check before submitting the manuscript for review.
West, R. (2000). A check list for writing research reports. Addiction 95(12), 1759-1761
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