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LAUTECH JOURNAL OF NURSING

Journal Papers (16) Details Call for Paper Manuscript submission Publication Ethics Contact Authors' Guide Line

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

Contributors to the journal are to respect its avowed principle of QUALITY in all its Ramifications and ensure that:

(a) Presentation of Manuscript

We require an electronic copy, doubled spaced and paginated. The file should be saved as a Word Document, do not use PDF. Ensure the manuscript you provide is double space throughout, including indented block quotes, excerpt, extract, references. The font should be Times New Roman 12 Points. RESEARCH PAPERS are technically and faultlessly designed, executed and reported

(b) ESSAYS AND ISSUES PAPERS are analytically sound, presenting solidly original ideas that can positively influence change in educational thoughts, research and practices.

(c) The manuscript, which should include title, abstract, text, tables, figures, where necessary, should be typewritten on A4 size paper with double-spacing and should not exceed 15 pages

(d) The abstract should not be more than 250 words

(e) Authors should use the latest APAmanual of styles. Some examples are:

i. Book

Uba, J. E. (2007). Overcoming the hurdles of research projects, thesis, dissertation. Calabar, Nigeria, Ushie Printers.

ii. Chapter in edited book

(a) Idaka, I. I. & Anagbogu, G. E. (2012). Research design. In A. J. Isangedighi, (Eds.), Essentials of Research and statistics in education and social sciences. Eti-nwa Associates, Calabar Nigeria. 64 – 78

(b) Simeon, O.L& Adewale, J.G. 2013. Student Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors as Correlates of Technical and Vocational Education Enrolment in Osun State. In A.O.U Onuka. Eds. Esthom Graphic Prints, Nigeria. 286-296.

iii. Chapter in edited book (c) Oluwaponmile G. A & Adegbile J. A. 2013. The Concept Of Individualization of Instruction and Christian Education. A. O. U Onuka. Eds. Esthom Graphic Prints, Nigeria. 114-155.

iv. Article from journal Halliday, M. A. K. (1961). Categories of the theory of grammar word, 17, 241-92. (Note No 'pp.' required for journal articles). Millers, A. (2000). Choice and the relative pleasure of consequences. Psychological Bulletin 126.3:910-924.

Landro, M. (1999). Repeatability issues of 3-D VSPdata. Geophysics 64:1673-1679. ____. 2001. Discrimination between Pressure and fluid saturation changes from time lapse seismic data. Geophysics 66:836-844.

v. Article from magazine

Kandel, E.R. and Squire, L.R. 2000. Neuroscience: breaking down scientific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science 290.Nov 10:113-1120.

Article from newspaper

(where the name of the author is neither given nor known, begins reference with “Anon”)

Encyclopaedia article

Bergmann, P.G. 1993. Relativity. The new encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 501-508.

Patent

Fawole, I., Afolabi, N.O. and Ogunbodede, B.A. 1986, Description of cowpea cultivar: IFH101.NGVU-00-22,2000.

Unpublished theses, dissertation, projects and essays

Alaba, O.B. 2003. Balance of payment adjustment mechanisms in Nigeria. PhD. Thesis. Department of Economics. University of Ibadan. Xiv+183pp

E-journal article from the internet

VandenBos, G, Knapp, S. and Deo, J. 2001. Role of reference element in the selection of resources by psychology undergraduates. Journal of Bibliographic Research 5. 117- 123. Retrieved June. 13,2019, from .

Organization/Government/Personal web page

U.S. General Accounting Office. Feb., 1997, Telemedicinne: federal strategy is needed to guide investments. Publication No. GAO/NSAID/HEHS-97-67. Retrieved Sept. 15,2000, from http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces 160.shtml? /gao/index.html.

Tables

1. Atable should be typed with the minimum of horizontal rules. Vertical rules should be avoided.

2. Table should be referred to in the text as 'in Table 2' rather than 'in the following table or in the table above or below'. 3. All tables should have captions, source and notes are placed immediately below.

(f) Paperswhichshouldbewrittenononlyonesideshouldbesubmittedintriplicate(hardcopies)

(g) Papers areblindpeer-reviewed; eachpaper attracts anassessmentfeeof#5000.00or$25.00.

(h) Neither the editor, nor the editorial board shall be liable for article(s) lost in transit.

(i) The editor and editorial board will not enter into correspondence with authors over rejected articles

(j) Those whose articles are accepted for publication will pay the sum of #20,000.00 and be informed as regards other commitments:

(k) Papers could be transmitted at any time for publication in any subsequent issue.

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the:

Editor-in-chief, Prof. Florence O. Adeyemo,

Faculty of Nursing Sciences,

College of Health Sciences, Osogbo, Osun State,

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho and

copy the Assistant Editor, LAUTECH Journal of Nursing (LJN) using the following email addresses: doctoradeyemo@yahoo.com or lautechjournal@gmail.com

Copyright

1. Permission must be obtained if you want to quote at length from another author's work or use an illustration previously published. Please note that obtaining permissions can be a lengthy process and should therefore be initiated well before the final manuscript is submitted to Continuum. Please refer to copyright holder's website/information: they may have forms or templates for requesting permission. If they provide no specific information on submitting requests, a standard permission request letter is available from us and should be used when approaching the copyright holder.

2. Please be aware that permission must also be sought for images, text etc that is sourced from the internet. Copyright may belong to the website owner, or to the original creator. Do not assume that just because an item is on a website it is in the public domain - it may be that the website owner does not have the permission to use it.

If you have any questions about the preparation of your article at any stage, please do not hesitate to ask.

Prof. Florence O. Adeyemo - The Editor-in-Chief

doctoradeyemo@yahoo.com  or lautechjournal@gmail.com