Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, the first state science Akademi established in the year 1963 has been engaged in the Publication activity as part of its objectives, towards advancement of Science in A.P. Over the years, the Akademi has been publishing journals on science containing Seminar Proceedings, research Articles & review articles. During 2015 the Akademi has initiated the proposal to bring out a formal Journal APA Science Spectrum as the official Journal of AP Akademi of Sciences to publish research articles including review articles and short communications. Initially it is proposed to publish two issues of the Journal per year. The first issue of the Journal APA Science Spectrum is proposed to be released during the AP Science Congress at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh in November 2015. The following are the details and guidelines for publication of articles in the Journal.
Research Articles: Research Articles are invited from researchers in Academic Institutions, Scientific laboratories and other institutions including industry pertaining to any of the following broad scientific fields including interdisciplinary areas :
These communications cover the preliminary research findings from the authors own research work. They are fast-tracked for immediate publications
Title: It should be bold, 14 point, centered to the page and brief in a maximum of two lines.
Authors: Names should be in bold, 12 point, in the order - family name, middle name and last name. The corresponding author(s) name should be marked with a ‘*’ and provided with his/her email address.
Address: It should be normal, 10 point, with full postal details of department, institute.
Abstract: A short Abstract, 12 point, 10-15 lines (~100-150 words) describing the salient features.
Keywords: A list of 5-6 keywords to be presented below the abstract, in 10 point.
Text: The text, 12 point, should be divided into sub-headings, such as: Introduction, Results and Discussions, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References. The format of the references is as follows:
Submission: The manuscript should be submitted essentially as a soft copy with all high quality fiures/digital images/photographs/ statistical diagrams or charts/tables etc., along with a covering letter to the email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org with cc to email@example.com. The cover letter should describe the Title, Authors along with their email IDs and mention the type of the manuscripts submitted along with the following statements:
The manuscript is submitted exclusively to APAS. The contents partially or totally were not submitted to any other journal simultaneously.
I have taken the consent of all the co-authors before submitting the work, as the corresponding author.
I have verified the manuscript for plagiarism before submitting and I have obtained necessary copyright permissions wherever necessary.
Reviewers: The authors should provide names of 4 experts/reviewers in respective subjective area, along with the details of address, phone/fax / e mail for consideration of the Editorial Board. The manuscripts are to be reviewed by two referees and positive assessment from both the referees is essential for final acceptance.