Notes for Prospective Authors

ISSN: 2837-9950 (Online)

JOI has a sharp focus on innovation across all disciplines. The journal welcomes all manuscripts relevant to innovation. We appreciate your interest in using JOI to disseminate your research results. Here are some guidelines for preparing your manuscript:

1. Submission Procedure: Please submit your manuscripts as a Word file attachment to the editor via the following email address:

2. Scope: The journal welcomes all submissions related to innovation in its broadest sense—realizing something new—across all disciplines and fields. Please visit the Journal Coverage for more information.

3. AI Integration: The journal encourages authors to use AI tools in conducting research and drafting manuscripts, leveraging the latest technological advancements to enhance their work. Authors are encouraged to disclose the information about their AI usage. 

4. Non-Traditional Authors: JOI encourages non-traditional authors, such as undergraduate and high school students, to conduct innovative research independently or collaboratively with their instructors.

5. Engaging Readers: The journal urges authors to highlight the intriguing aspects of their research and presentation. Since innovation itself can be awe-inspiring, make your content more engaging and accessible to a wider audience.

6. Originality: All submissions must be original, unpublished work not under consideration by any other journal or publication.

7. Ethics and Responsibility: Authors should adhere to ethical research practices, including obtaining appropriate approvals for human or animal subjects, obtaining permission to reproduce any copyrighted material, declaring any conflicts of interest, and ensuring data and results' accuracy.

8. Anti-plagiarism & check: JOI will routinely screen article submissions for plagiarism. Authors should ensure the submitted work is original and all referenced authors are properly cited. Plagiarism is viewed as unethical and unacceptable. Violations of the code of ethics can result in paper rejection. Cases of confirmed plagiarism, including autoplagiarism, will be communicated in writing to the author and, if necessary, the author's affiliated institution.

9. Peer Review Process: All submitted manuscripts will undergo a rigorous peer-review process. Manuscripts will be assessed for quality, relevance, and originality. Authors may be asked to revise and resubmit their manuscripts based on feedback from reviewers and the editorial team.

10.  Language: The journal accepts articles in English only.

      11.  Word Count: Submissions should be between 3,000 and 10,000 words, with an ideal length of around 5,000 words.

12.  Manuscript Structure: A typical manuscript should include the following sections: Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, and References. Acknowledgments and attachments may also be included if necessary.

13.  Title Page: The Title Page should include the manuscript title, full names of the authors, their affiliations, email addresses, and biographical notes.

14.  References: References should follow APA style and be listed in alphabetical order. Authors are responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of each reference. Visit the Paper Format page on our website to learn more about format requirements. A Paper Template is available for download.

15.  Publication Timeline: High-quality papers will be published within 30 days of submission. For more details, visit the Publishing Timeline page.

16.  Article Publishing Charges (APCs): A moderate APCs of $100 USD is charged for each accepted paper. There are no submission or review fees. As an open-access journal with no subscription charges, APCs are used to cover publication-associated costs and maintaining articles online permanently. For more details, please visit the Publishing Fees page.

17.  Consent of Publication: Authors agree to transfer exclusive publication rights to JOI by signing the Author Agreement while retaining limited copyright. For more details, please visit the Open Access Journal page.

By adhering to these guidelines, you can contribute to the continued success of JOI as a vibrant and inclusive platform for research and innovation. We look forward to receiving your submissions and supporting your work professionally.