Thank you for choosing to submit your paper to us. These instructions will ensure we have everything required so your paper can move through peer review, production and publication smoothly. Please take the time to read and follow them as closely as possible, as doing so will ensure your paper matches the journal’s requirements.

Preparing Your Paper


Your paper should be compiled in the following order: title page; abstract; keywords; main text introduction, literature review, methodology, results, discussion; conclusion; references; appendices (as appropriate); table(s) with caption(s) (on individual pages); figures; figure captions (as a list).

Word Limits

A typical paper for this journal should be between 4000-6000 words.

Writing Style

US English

Formatting and Templates

Papers may be submitted in Word format. Please do not submit your paper as a PDF. Figures should be
saved separately from the text.

Technical Requirements for Articles:

For the mechanics of manuscript preparation, please observe the guidelines below without exception.
The Editors reserve the right to reject any manuscript that does not conform to these standards.

  • Manuscripts may not exceed 6000 words in length (excluding references), and should be in Microsoft Word format.
  • Title Page: The name, address and professional affiliation of all authors should appear on the title page only.
  • Heading Font Size: 16 Times new Roman or Calibiri
  • Body Font Size: 12 Times new roman or Calibiri
  • Abstract: An abstract of no more than 150 words should precede the text of the manuscript. At least 4 keywords should be included for indexing purposes as well.
  • Main Document: Please remove all identifying information about the author(s) unless the author(s) are cited in the text. Information about the authors(s) should be given in the Title Page only. Additionally, please remove acknowledgements.
  • Graphics: Please convert all graphics to TIFF or EPS format. Line art should be a minimum of 600 dpi, and halftones a minimum of 266 dpi in resolution.
  • References: The author(s) are responsible for the accuracy and thoroughness of citations. APA 7th edition needs to be followed

Plagiarism Policy

The journal accepts only those articles that are less than 10% plagiarised. AJBMSS has its own plagiarism and AI detection software.