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Guidelines & Template

Elixir is an international peer review journal covering all aspects relating to Arts & Humanities,science, engineering and technology.
1. First create an account for submitting an article. To monitor the progress of your manuscript throughout the process, just get into article tracking system and enter your article reference number.
2. Please submit the manuscripts created in a word processing program (e.g. MS Word)

Journal Template
Authors are required to use a template for preparation of Communications.A template is also available for Articles. Authors are encouraged to use the Article template for preparation of Articles and it is required for all Article submissions.
For  your submission, please prepare your manuscript as a single file (a text file with embedded figures, tables etc.), using the appropriate template, as given above. You may either prepare your manuscript using a word processing program or save it as a .doc or .docx file, remembering to insert your figures and tables into the document. All files in .doc or .docx format will be converted to .pdf format upon submission. 
 
The following types of article will be considered:
Research Articles: Original research in various fields of Arts,science, engineering and technology will be evaluated as research articles. Papers be in English and should contain abstract.
 
Research Notes: These include articles such as preliminary notes on a study, manuscripts.
 
Reviews: Reviews of recent developments, improvements, discoveries and ideas in various fields of selected subjects.
 
Letters to the Editor: These include opinions, comments relating to the publishing policy of the Elixir news and suggestions. Letters should not exceed more than a page.
All manuscripts will be subject to peer review before publication. Submitted manuscripts must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere or have already been published. The editor-in-chief reserves the right to decide that a paper may be treated as a Research Note.
Review articles up to fifteen pages (A4 size, 1” space from all sides, double spaced between lines).
 
Submission of Manuscripts
First, you will need to log into the system. Manuscripts should be sent online only through journals website. Please don’t send any hard copy until requested by editorial board. It is strongly recommended that the text be run through computer spelling and grammar programs. All abbreviations and acronyms should be defined at first mention. To facilitate reader comprehension, abbreviations should be used sparingly. Before publication, the galley proof is always sent to the authors for correction. Mistakes or omissions that occur due to some negligence on our part during the final printing will be rectified in an errata section of a later issue. However, this does not include those errors left uncorrected by the authors in the galley proofs.
All due care will be taken with material submitted, but the Advisory Board and the publisher cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage.
Manuscripts should have the following format: title, name(s) of author(s), key words (3-6), abstract, text, references.
The abstract must be brief and informative and must not exceed 200 words. It should include all new names, combinations and rank transfers.
 
Journal References
Single/Multiple Authors 
Ho Y.B, Tai K.M. Elevated levels of lead and other metals in roadside soils and grass and their use to monitor aerial metal depositions in Hong Kong. Environ. Pollution Journal; (49):37-51.
 
More than six authors 
Ipek S, Esra KA, Hikmet K, Erdem Y, Satyajit D S, Randolph A, et.al. Efficacy of Daphne oleoides subsp. Kurdica for wound healing: Identification of active compounds through bioassay guided isolation technique. Journal of Ethno pharmacology 2012; 141: 1058-1070.
 
Organization as Author
Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Hypertension, insulin, and proinsulin in participants with impaired glucose tolerance. Hypertension. 2002; 40(5): 679-86.
 
Unknown Author
21st century heart solution may have a sting in the tail. BMJ. 2002; 325(7357): 184-5.

Journal article on the Internet
Mayer D.P, Mullens J E, Moore M T. Monitoring school quality: Anindicators report. National Centre for Education. 2000; Available at http://www.nces.org.
 
Personal author(s)
Murray PR, Rosenthal KS, Kobayashi GS, Pfaller MA. Medical microbiology. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2002.
Editor(s), compiler(s) as author
Gilstrap LC 3rd, Cunningham FG, VanDorsten JP, editors. Operative obstetrics. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002.
 
Author(s) and editor(s)
Breedlove GK, Schorfheide AM. Adolescent pregnancy. 2nd ed. Wieczorek RR, editor. White Plains (NY): March of Dimes Education Services; 2001.
 
Organization(s) as author
Royal Adelaide Hospital; University of Adelaide, Department of Clinical Nursing. Compendium of nursing research and practice development, 1999-2000. Adelaide (Australia): Adelaide University; 2001.
 
Chapter in a book
Watt G. Dictionary of the economic product of India Delhi-6, III Edition.  Cosmo Publications India; 1972. 26.
 
Conference proceedings
ZhijieXu, Laisheng Wang, JianchengLuo, Jianqin Zhang, A modified clustering algorithm for data mining. Proceedings of IGARSS; 2005 May; IEEE; 2005.
 
Thesis 
N. Ullah. Phytochemical investigation of Daphne oleoides. Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, University of Karachi, Karachi. (1999).
 
WEBSITES 
Website information
Cancer-Pain.org [homepage on the Internet]. New York: Association of Cancer Online Resources, Inc.; c2000-01 [updated 2002 May 16; cited 2002 Jul 9]. Available from: http://www.cancer-pain.org/.
 
Acknowledgements for article
All messages and reviews sent electronically will be acknowledged through mail upon receipt. Please don’t send hard copy until requested by the editor in some special cases.