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For Authors

Indian Journal of Science and Religion

Guidelines for authors

  • Omega publishes Research Articles and Review Articles
  • Normally, research articles will be around 6,000 words in length and Review articles 1500 words including footnotes and bibliographic references. Articles of larger size are also considered in special cases.
  • The title should not exceed more than 15 words
  • Every Research Article should have 3-10 key words
  • Submitted manuscripts should have an abstract of maximum 150 words
  • Manuscripts could be submitted online at [email protected] in MS Word or pdf. The names of the authors or any personal identifications should not appear anywhere on the manuscript.
  • A separate file in MS Word or pdf should be attached stating the Authors and their institutional affiliation or any other relevant information.
  • This note published along with the manuscript and briefly informs the readers of the Author’s profession, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address.
  • Omega follows the Chicago Manual 17th Edition style for endnotes and Bibliography.
  • Example for endnotes: Single Author: Albert Einstein, The Meaning of Relativity(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1923), 44–45.
  • Subsequent citation of the same Author contains only a short form. Eg., Einstein, The Meaning of Relativity, 56.
  • Bibliography Eg., Einstein, Albert. The Meaning of Relativity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1923.
  • Book with Single Editor: Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012), 87-88.
  • Bibliography: Strayed, Cheryl. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
  • Book with Multiple Authors: Richard S. Lazarus and Susan Folkman, Stress, Appraisal, and Coping (New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1984), 120.
  • Bibliography: Lazarus, Richard S. and Susan Folkman. Stress, Appraisal, and Copin New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1984.
  • Journal Article: Robert M. Adams, “Religious Disagreements and Doxastic Practices,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 54, no. 4 (March 1994): 890.
  • Bibliography: Adams, Robert M. “Religious Disagreements and Doxastic Practices.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 54, no. 4 (March 1994): 885-898.
  • Format: Times Roman, 12 Size for the matter, 10 for the endnotes.
  • The given manuscript should not be submitted to any other journal for simultaneous consideration.
  • This manuscript should be original and should not be published fully or partially elsewhere.
  • The manuscript submitted should be a whole in itself. It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that the manuscript meets the ethical standards of fair research with no room for plagiarism.
  • All manuscripts Including the invited submissions will be peer reviewed. Normally the reviewers’ response will be conveyed to the authors within a month from the date of submission.

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