FAQ

How do I submit an article in journals?

You must first choose the journal in which you would like to publish. Visit the journals homepage or browse it by title or by subject in the web. Once you have established which journal you wish to use, go to the homepage for that particular journal. The Instructions to Authors or guide for authors tab provides information on submitting your article to the journal.

Where can I find information on journal Style?

Information on any journal style and several companion products can be found on that journal home page.

How can I get information on a particular subject for my research project?

Journals bibliographic databases and printed indexes provide summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and other scholarly documents in anthropogenic pollution and related disciplines.

Why one can submit paper to Anthropogenic Pollution?

Anthropogenic Pollution (AP) is a double blind peer reviewed electronic and print quarterly publication concerned with all aspects of environmental science and management. AP publishes original research papers, review papers, case reports and short communications across the broad field of environment. The Journal database is fully open access and full text of published articles are available for everyone who can get access to the Journal website free of cost. The authors never pay any charges for submission, article processing and publication.

What is AP peer-review policy?

Articles submitted to AP are usually sent out to peer reviewers, although submissions that are out of scope for the journal or are of an unacceptably low standard may be rejected without review. Potentially suitable manuscripts will generally be reviewed by at least two experts in the field with the aim of reaching a first decision as soon as possible.

How the articles are cited in AP Journal?

The traditional citation is used to citation tracking of articles. The citation of articles is in the form of: Authors, (Year). Title. Journal name. volume number (issue number), page number range. For example:

Nouri J, Mansouri N, Abbaspour M, Karbasi AR, Omidvari M (2011) Designing a developed model for assessing the disaster induced vulnerability value in educational centers. Safety Sci. 49 (5): 679-685.

How does AP make money for the publication?

 There is no charge to publish, process and access the research articles. The cost involved in the publication of articles in GJESM is provided by the Solid Waste Engineering and Management Association, which is non-profit organization in publishing the AP Journal as an association AP body.

What is Open access?

 Open access publications are available freely available and permanently in the website of GJESM, in which one can download the articles at any time and by anyone with an internet connection. If author/editor is properly acknowledge then one can do unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium is permitted. In order to increase the visibility of authors work, open access has provided tremendous support to both authors and science institutions. Authors can retain copyright and do rapid publication.

Can authors pay the amount for publication?

 The authors never pay any charges for submission, article processing and publication.

When can authors expect their page proofs?

 Page proofs will reach to authors approximately 2 weeks after finishing the Publication process. Authors’ paper will then be released into the system and the paper will be typeset. Authors will receive PDF proofs of their paper shortly thereafter. At that time authors will have the opportunity to submit their corrections to the typesetter.

How do authors change their account details?

After having clicked the link provided in the email, authors can change all of their account details. After having changed their address, use the link from the email again to go back to the “My Publication” pages.

How can authors change if Name of the author(s) is spelled incorrectly in the submitted?

At the proof stage, one can do any changes that would like to have made. The typesetter carries out corrections before an article is published online. Please note that changes are no longer possible after publication.

What if the paper does not follow the journal’s format?

Authors are required to adhere to the journal’s Guide for Authors. If the paper is good, the editor may choose to overlook the formatting issues, else, editor may ask the authors to restructure the manuscript before publication.

How to submit the paper?

The researcher needs to email the manuscript to editorial office through online editorial flow process. The detailed information is available in the submit paper page.

How to edit the account information?

Visit "My HOME" to edit or update the account information and user profile. Options are included: change your password, update your profile information, and view your saved records.

How to retrieve the forgotten my password?

From “ap.iauardabil.ac.ir” page, click on the “Log in” link in the upper right corner of your screen. Then click on the “forgot password” link in the sign-in box that appears. A reset password link will be sent to the e-mail address associated with account and information for resetting the password. By clicking on the reset password link, a new password will be generated automatically and sent to concerned email address.