Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor). Under Comments to the Editor, indicate if the paper was presented during AESON conference stating the number or if it is a direct submission. Also indicate that processing fees has been paid and the amount paid).
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
- The names of all the authors for this paper are listed in the metadata in the preferred sequence. Changes will be impossible after submission.
- Confirm that the article was subjected to a plagiarism test, indicating the software used for the test and the result.
- The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-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 points, rather than at the end.
- Dates of references and citations used in the article are within the last five years from the date of submitting this article and follow strictly APA style
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- Did not include the names and contacts of the authors inside the manuscript to ensure blind review
- Show evidence that payment for review fee has been paid. Include evidence of payment under the section "comment for the editor"
JAE supports free online communication and exchange of knowledge as the most effective way of ensuring that the fruits of research and development practice are made widely available. It is therefore committed to open access, which, for authors, enables the widest possible dissemination of their findings and, for readers, increases their ability to discover pertinent information. The Journal adopts and uses the CC BY-NC-ND license. Under this license users are permitted to: Copy and distribute the article (non-commercially); you can’t change or alter the article in anyway; Users are not allowed to data mine the article.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).