Before you begin the process of submitting your manuscript, you should ensure that:
- your research is relevant to the scope and aims of our Jornal?
- you understand the implications for copyright and Creative Commons?
- you have read and understood our editorial and publishing policies
- you have prepared your manuscript in line with the JST&M submission guidelines.
Submission Preparation Checklist
Only submissions which follow these guidelines will be peer revieved:
- The manuscript has not been published before and it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format. The volume of the article is limited to 12 pages (A4 format), and the text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- Tables inside the manuscript must be editable and not pasted as images.
- Figures should be designed such that all information, including text, is readable.
- The title is adequate for the content of the manuscript, and it is concise and clear.
- The manuscript includes an abstract of no more than 200 words and a list of 3 to 6 keywords that represent the manuscript’s content.
- The introduction accurately describes current knowledge related to the research question. The aims of the research are clearly defined and consistent with the rest of the manuscript.
- The abstract of maximum 200 words effectively summarizes the manuscript. The important and essential information of the article are included in the abstract.
- All references cited in the text must be present in the reference list (and vice versa). References are numbered in order of appearance in the text and listed at the end of the manuscript. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- At least three international reviewers have been suggested.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
The Journal publishes:
- Original scientific papers - present the results of original research that were not previously published in either full or preliminary form. It should be complete and authoritative accounts of work that has a special significance and should be presented clearly and concisely.
- Preliminary communications - contain at least one new scientific fact or result that requires immediate publication, but it should not contain enough details to test the described results, as is the case with original scientific articles.
- Review papers - contain an overall review of recent and current research in a specific area. Papers in this category are surveys in nature that should contain critical references and evaluations. The references must be complete enough to permit a good insight into the subject-matter.
- Professional papers - do not have to be based on original research, but they should contribute to the application of well-known research results and present theoretical conceptions.
- Case studies - an in-depth, detailed examinations of a particular case (or cases) within a real-world context in the field of science and/or technology.
The manuscripts submitted to JST&M must be unpublished and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Only new, previously unpublished results given in concise form will be accepted. Known facts should only be mentioned briefly, with appropriate literature citations.
Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts electronically to the journal's online submission system. It is the author's responsibility to fill metadata during the upload by entering names of each author in correct order, as well as entering title and abstract.
Please follow this template (DOCX) when writing your papers.
The basic instructions and guidelines for preparing papers for JST&M are given in the template.