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Author Guidelines

Preparing Manuscript

Before submission, Author(s) should prepare manuscript using IEST Template and consider the following aspects:

  • Clear and concise title
  • Abstract should contain background, problem, objective, method, result and conclusion; Includes keywords
  • The common structure of manuscript is Introduction, Method, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement, References
  • All figures (include relevant captions) 
  • All tables (including titles, description, footnotes) 
  • Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided 
  • Indicate clearly if color should be used for any figures in print Graphical Abstracts / Highlights files (where applicable) 
  • Manuscript has been 'spell checked' and 'grammar checked' 
  • All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa
  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet) 

Uploading Your Submission

  • Author list – All authors must be listed on the title page and entered on 
  • Manuscripts submission in the correct order. Ensure all author email addresses provided are valid.
  • File formats – Ensure all files are OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect file format. 
  • Figures and tables – Ensure all figures and table files are present and correct, and that they display clearly in the PDF proof. 
  • Log on to the submission link
  • Click [New Submission] link in the right.
  • Filled out all the required data.
  • Upload your manuscript.


Authors who feel they have grounds to appeal a rejection decision should send a rebuttal letter to the editorial office, detailing the reasons for the appeal.  Rebuttals will be considered by the handling Co-Editor-in-Chief, often in consultation with the Associate Editor who handled the paper.  Decisions on appeals are final.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Copyright holder of all articles published in the EIST is EIST Publisher. By submitting manuscript to EIST, author(s) automatically agree with this term.


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