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Author Guidelines

Manuscript Preparation – the following are general instructions for the preparation of your manuscript. More detailed information are available in the downloadable format guidelines  which you may also use as a template. 

A. Before submitting your manuscript, please thoroughly check English grammar and typographical errors. The manuscript should be written in third person, objective, formal, and impersonal style. Abstract, methodology, and results should be in the past tense as a manuscript is a report of what was done.

B. When submitting manuscripts for possible publication in IEJ, it must be like the downloadable template/guideline provided for this journal. In general, the manuscript should be multiple-spaced (at 1.05), double column, and with font size of 10 pt, Times New Roman except table titles, figure captions and legends (Font size is 9 pt. Bold). More detailed information regarding the format can be found in the downloadable guideline.

C. Each manuscript should be presented in the following order: Title (should not exceed 18 words), Authors, Abstract, Keyword, Main Text, Acknowledgements, Nomenclature, References, and Appendix.

D. Contributions may take form of a standard research paper of 6000-8000 words (10-15 pages from title to appendix) in length, with tables, illustrations, and references.

E. The Standard International System of Units (SI) should be used.

F. All figures and tables must be provided in separate pages at the last pages of the manuscript, with all captions and labels provided. Note: these are extra sheets/pages and are not to be counted as pages of the whole paper.

G. Illustrations (i.e., graphs, charts, drawings, photographs, sketches, and diagrams) should be submitted on a separate sheets. All illustrations are to be referred to as “Figure(s)” and should be numbered consecutively in order to which they are referred and given proper legends. Figures must already be in their assigned positions in the main text.

If a figure is too big to fit in a double column format, a space may just be allotted with a label of “Intentionally Left Blank for Figure _”. This is to allow you to gauge the number of pages of your paper.

If a figure is a chart or graph, it should be pasted in the main text (word file) in such a way that the source file (excel file) is accessible for formatting purposes.

Figures should be clear with all labels and legends readable.

More instructions are given in the guidelines.

H. Tables should be numbered consecutively in order of which they are referred in the main text. They should also be in their assigned position in the main text.

If a table is too big to fit in a double column format, a space may just be allotted with a label of “Intentionally Left Blank for Table _”.

Never submit a table in a picture format as IEJ should be able to format the table for uniformity purposes.

Footnotes to tables should be typed below the table (superscript, lower case).

More instructions are given in the guidelines.

I. Equations should be numbered (Arabic numerals) consecutively and placed in parenthesis aligned to the right.

J. Detailed mathematical discussion, if necessary, should be placed in the appendix.

K. IEJ follows the sequential number format for citations in the main text. All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of full references in the Reference section as they appear in the text (not in alphabetical order). Typical examples of references are given in the guidelines. Strict compliance with the format is expected.

L. The manuscript should be submitted initially for review. It can be sent in a CD, uploaded in the online journal system, or sent as an email attachment.

M. Manuscripts that did not follow the instructions set in the guidelines will not be given a reference number thus it will not be prioritized for the review process.

N. The results of the review along with the referee’s comments will be sent to the corresponding author in due course.

O. Manuscripts can be submitted in MS Word or PDF format. However, on the last stage (after the paper is reviewed and already accepted for publication), MS Word format is required for further IEJ formatting requirements.


Download Style Guide - Word / Pdf

Download Suggested Reviewer Form - Word

 

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 authors agree to the JOURNAL PUBLICATION POLICY of 2017: All accepted peer-reviewed papers will be asked to pay a minimal processing fee amounting to 200 USD per paper. Only paid accepted papers will be published. The corresponding author must indicate his/her agreement to the new policy, before the paper can proceed to the review process.

  2. Requirement for new paper submissions 2: Make sure to provide a short description of each of the authors involved in the paper. Each should be about 100-150 words containing affiliations, research activities, expertise, publications, etc. These should be combined and provided in one separate MSWord file and uploaded as a supplementary file.

  3. Requirement for new paper submissions 3: A completely filled-up Suggested Reviewers Form should be submitted as a separate file and uploaded as a supplementary file.

  4. The submission/manuscript has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  5. The submission file should be in MS Word format NOT in Adobe Acrobat document (pdf file) format.

  6. All URL addresses in the text (e.g., http://www.ait.ac.th) are activated and ready to click.

  7. The text is multi-spaced at 1.05; uses a 10-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 locations, and at the end.

  8. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

  9. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  10. English grammar and typographical errors were carefully checked.
 

Copyright Notice

COPYRIGHT TRANSFER POLICY

As a condition of publication in the International Energy Journal, authors are requested to assign the copyright of their article to the Regional Energy Resources Information Center in consideration of such publication. Please confirm your agreement to this by completing the Copyright Transfer Form below and returning the entire form to The Editor, International Energy Journal, RERIC, AIT, P.O. Box 4,
Khlong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand; Fax: (66-2) 524-5439; E- mail: rericjournal@ait.ac.th; rericjournal@ait.asia

All authors should sign the form, using separate copies if necessary or one author should sign the form on behalf of all authors. Should any further author(s) be added to this article while it is under consideration for the journal, the undersigned author(s) must secure the agreement of the additional author(s) to the transfer of copyright. Equally, this transfer of copyright will continue to apply if the title is changed before
publication.

Anyone wishing to reprint copyright material, including illustrations, must obtain formal permission from the Regional Energy Resources Information Center and an appropriate acknowledgement must always be made. This policy forms an integral part of the Copyright Transfer Form; please do not detach this portion from the Copyright Transfer Form.

Copyright Transfer Form


Article title (please complete in full):


Authors (please complete in full):


The undersigned authors agree to the Copyright Transfer Policy and hereby:

  • assign the copyright of the above article to the Regional Energy Resources Information Center (RERIC). RERIC shall, during the legal term of copyright, have the sole and exclusive right of producing, publishing, disseminating electronically and disposing of the article throughout the world. The authors shall not grant the right to print, publish, copy, or store electronically any part of the article to any other person, firm, or company without the previous consent in writing from RERIC.
  • agree that posting the review and/or published versions of the article or any part of this article in personal, institutional or third party websites is a violation of this copyright transfer agreement.
  • the authors shall not grant to any other person, firm, or company without consent in writing from RERIC, the right to post copies of this article or any part of this article readily available and/or downloadable in public domains and websites. 
  • indemnify RERIC against any claims made by other parties concerning the authorship of the article or rights to publish the article.
  • warrant to RERIC that the material shall be in no way whatever a violation of any existing copyright, that it contains nothing libellous or unlawful and that it does not infringe the rights or privacy of others.
  • confirm that the work has not been previously published elsewhere and is not currently under consideration for another publication.
  • confirm that all of the article's authors accept responsibility for the validity of its content.

    The Copyright Transfer Policy forms an integral part of this agreement.

Signed :


Date :

 

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