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Author Guidelines

GUIDE FOR AUTHORS

 Abstract

The abstract should be a clear statement defining the problems of study, the methodology, results and conclusions. Please do not refer readers to other literature articles in the abstract. This is because abstracts are expected to be stand-alone, capable of providing fast and complete, yet short information about the article. The abstract should be brief and no longer than 200 words.

Manuscript format

Paper text: Technical papers shall not exceed 5000 words or approximately 15 typewritten pages in double spacing on A4 size paper. Research notes and communication not exceeding 3000 words and discussion on a published paper not exceeding 1000 words are also acceptable. Original papers that are unavoidably longer than these may also be considered, but with strong justification. Classified and commercial advertisements are welcome.  Only documents prepared in English Language using MS Word 2007 or higher on a 12 point font-face of Garamond will be considered. The articles should have only one column per page. Each article should have an approximate title of fewer than 25 words and should have an abstract of not more than 200 words. The article should be logically divided into numbered sections and subsections. Equations should be written using MS Word equation editor and numbered consecutively using Arabic numerals in parenthesis in the right hand margin. All units shall be in SI.

Figures: All line diagrams must be computer processed in black and white using the appropriate software and must be embedded in the paper. Photographs shall also be in black and white. Diagrams and photographs should be as small as possible, preferably with a width less than 8cm but not larger than 16cm and should not scatter (retain the same format) when resized. All line diagrams and photographs shall be numbered consecutively and referred to as figures. Each should have appropriate numbers and précised captions. In situations where multiple curves exist per graph, each curve should be uniquely distinguished with markers or different line styles, not colours. Please be sure that the quality of all diagrams is high as we cannot improve what is sent to us.

Tables: Tables should be used when data cannot be better presented in the figure.  The table must be referred to in the text. For example, Table 1 is the results extracted from short-circuit calculations of a turbo generator. The table title should be above the table. When the table is obtained outside the research being reported, its source must be stated below the table. Authors MUST AVOID presenting tables and graphs for the same data, only one should be used.

COPYRIGHT

With the submission of a manuscript, the corresponding author confirms that the manuscript is original work of theirs, free from encumbrances. The corresponding author indemnifies UJEES in case of any claim of plagiarism and also affirms that it is not under consideration by another journal. With the acceptance of a manuscript, the Journal reserves the exclusive right of publication and dissemination of the information contained in the article. The veracity of the paper and all the claims therein is solely the opinion of the authors, not of the journal. A copyright transfer form needs to be filled out, signed and sent to the editor prior to publication

PAPER REVIEW

One author must be designated as the corresponding author with whom the editor communicates the development of the paper as it moves through the UJEES peer review system. UJEES uses a double-blind review system in which the authors and reviewers do not know one other. This ensures objective reviewing of articles for qualitative publications. The review takes approximately 8 weeks from the date of receipt of the paper. Papers submitted to UJEES are usually sent out for review within 48 hours, after editorial assessment. A manuscript that fails the editorial assessment, in term of contribution to knowledge, will be sent back to the author as rejected. In case of non-compliance with recommendations in the guide for authors, the manuscript will be sent back to the author for modification.  We place an article on a review when the author pays a review fee of N5000 ($25) to the account:

Name: Faculty Conference and Journal, UNIOSUN

Account number: 0243586772
Bank: WEMA

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS

Papers can be submitted at any time by uploading it to  www.journals.uniosun.edu.ng.  To be able to submit a paper, the author must register (free) on our website. All links for registration and paper submission are available on the homepage. An author encountering any difficulty in submitting a paper online may send it directly to the editor by e-mail to: editor.ujees@uniosun.edu.ng . We don’t  accept hard copies of manuscripts.

 ON ACCEPTANCE

The corresponding author will be notified of acceptance/rejection of a paper and informed of the page charges. Once manuscripts are ACCEPTED for publication, authors are required to immediately pay a non-refundable publication fee of N15,000($100) or its equivalent. Authors who need acceptance letter should contact the editor.

A PDF of the proof of the paper will be sent to the corresponding author for proofreading the editorial typesetting and formatting. All corrections should be returned at one time only by e-mail within one week.

Hardcopies of the Journal will no longer be available from Volume 3 Number 1 (March 2021). However, for authors who are interested in getting hard copies, this would come at an additional cost as stated below.

Upon online publication, all authors registered on our website will be notified by e-mail immediately.

When requested by authors, a print copy of the journal will be made available for pick up in the editorial office at a cost of #4,000 per copy. For authors who prefer courier service, an additional transportation charge will be imposed based on the prevailing courier charge at the time of the request.

A PDF of the paper with complete citation details can be downloaded by all authors from the journal website or e-mailed on request to all authors whose e-mail details are available to the editor.

UJEES is published twice a year in March and September. 

 CORRESPONDENCE

All correspondence should be sent to The Editor UJEES, Faculty of Engineering, Osun State University, Osun State, Nigeria,

e-mail: editor.ujees@uniosun.edu.ng.

REFERENCES

Authors are highly encouraged to visit the website of UJEES: www.journals.uniosun.edu.ng,to search for articles related to theirs using their keywords and cite them in their article. That way, our citation index will improve. In the text, references should be cited by consecutive numbers in square brackets using the IEEE format, e.g. [1]. In the references listed below [1] is for journal articles, [2] for books, [3] for conference proceedings while [4] is for articles obtained from on-line sources. References should be listed and numbered in the order in which they appear in the text e.g.

 

[1] Ezekwe, G. O. “The Screw Conveyor Lane, Design for Piece-wise Construction”, Nigerian Journal of Technology, Vol. 1, Number 1, 1975, pp 3-6 (for journal Articles).

[2] Neville, A. M. Properties of Concrete, Pitman, Paperback, London, 1970 (for Books).

[3] Iken, G. B.  and Umah, L. M. “Performance of UJEES journal editors”, International Engineering Conference on Journal Performances, Nsukka Nigeria, June 10-13, 2004, pp.23-27.

[4] Idam, U. V., Trust, K. T. and Perst, M. M. “Undoubted philosophy of technologies” www.pper.wes/ser/phil, Accessed on May 10, 2010.

 

 

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Review Fee: 5000.00 (NGN)
Authors are required to pay an Article Review Fee of N5,000 ($25) as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 15000.00 (NGN)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee of N15,000 ($100) to cover publications costs.