Guidelines for Authors 

The Author declares that the manuscript is original and has not been published elsewhere in any form, that it has not been submitted to any journal/proceedings and that it will not be submitted to any other journal/proceedings. The Author is responsible for the research and results described in the paper If it is accepted for publication in the NESciences. If the article is a joint work of several authors (co-authors), the Author who submits the article declares that any person named as author (co-author) of the Article is aware of the requirements of this agreement and has agreed to being so named. The Author warrants that the article does not infringe upon any copyright, contains no libelous or otherwise unlawful statements and does not otherwise infringe on the rights of others. The Author transfers the copyright for this publication/article to the Publisher. The Author licenses to the Publisher the right to distribute the Article as a part of NESciences.
Authors must follow the national and international ethical standards for all kind of experiments (both on human beings, and on animals).

Preparation of Manuscripts

Manuscripts must be submitted in electronic version only, as well as the original figures and tables. The text of the manuscript should be single-spaced throughout and with 2,5 mm left and right and 1,25 top and bottom margins, including References, Tables and Figures on A4 paper format using a standard font (e.g. MS Word, Times New Roman, 12 punts). The Tables and Figures must be embedded accordingly within the textIn order to facilitate the review process, line numbers should be inserted throughout the manuscript.

The structure of the manuscript
1. Title
Below the title, authors full name, authors affiliations and corresponding author must be placed
5. Materials and Methods
6. Results
7. Discussion

A concise and informative title should be given and the title should be in sentence format. The title page should include: The full name(s) of the author (s),  affiliation(s) of the author(s).  The e-mail address of the corresponding author. The address of every author’s primary affiliation (university, research institute, etc.) must be given in full. Ideally, no more than one address per author should appear.

The abstract should not exceed 250 words in research papers, the abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.

Please provide 3 to 5 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.

Main Text
For submission in MS-Word format, Table and Figures must be embedded within the text, accordingly. One line space must be given before and after Tables and Figure in the text. The preferred position of tables and figures in the text should be indicated in the left-hand margin. The main text including figures, tables and references, original contributions should not exceed 25 manuscript pages, all single-spaced. Figures and Tables must be limited to an essential minimum, at most 8 for each. Authors must obtain permission from the copyright owner or cite the author to use any figure, table or map that has previously been published. Authors should include a statement on the welfare of animals in the Materials and Methods entitled “Compliance with Ethical Standards” if the research involved animals when submitting a paper. The author will be held responsible for false statements or failure to fulfill the above-mentioned statement.

Authors can thank any help obtained during the research and should include information regarding sources of funding and potential conflicts of interest.  

All references should be cited in the text in APA (American Psychological Association 6th edition) style; see  website  for details:

According to APA style references should be cited in the text by author and date, e.g. (Funda, 2007) or (Nehir & Tolga, 2013) or (Bostanc─▒ et al., 2014).

In the text; Jones & Powell (1993); Peterson et al. (1995, 1998); Smith (1990) suggest that...

At the end of the paper, references should be listed alphabetically according to the name of the author.

Here are some examples of  reference in the APA style:

Vella, N., Vella, A., & Mifsud, C. (2017). First Scientific Records of the Invasive Red Swamp Crayfish, Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) (Crustacea: Cambaridae) in Malta, a Threat to Fragile Freshwater Habitats. Natural and Engineering Sciences, 2(2), 58-66.

Turan, C. (Ed.) (2007). Atlas and Systematics of Marine Bony Fishes of Turkey. 1st edition, Nobel Publishing House, Adana, Turkey.
Rick, S. (2008). The Electronic Engineering K. Chair & M. Chapman (Eds.). New York, NY: Anchor.

Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities. (F. W. Truscott & F. L. Emory, Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814).

Froese, R., & Pauly. D. (Editors). 2018. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., version (02/2018).

Copyright Form must be filled and attached during the M&S submission

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