The International Journal of Research on Land-use Sustainability considers all manuscripts on the condition that they have been submitted only to that journal, that they have not been published already, nor are they under consideration for publication or in press elsewhere. Contributions to International Journal of Research on Land-use Sustainability ideally reports original research and will be subjected to review by referees at the discretion of the Editorial Office.
Submitting an Article
Manuscripts must be written in English. Authors whose native language is not English must have their manuscripts checked by a native English speaker prior to submission. Articles should be submitted by the author to whom acknowledgment of receipt and other correspondence will be addressed. Article must contain original work and must not be under consideration for publication by other journals.Manuscripts for consideration in the journal should be submitted electronically in word format to the editorial office (firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com). Contributors are free of charge.
Length and Format
Research articles of any length will be considered for publication. Authors should aim, however, to present their work as concisely as possible. Short articles may be submitted in the form of research communication.
Accepted articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. Author(s) are allowed to distribute and reproduce their work without consulting the publisher provided that, the source is acknowledged.
Decision to Publish
The editorial board and the managing editor(s) reserves the right to accept or reject manuscript submitted for publication.
Articles must be submitted as a word (doc) file. Article should be typewritten with single spacing with a generic font (e.g. Times New Roman) and standard font size. All pages must be numbered, and a title page should be provided with the title of the paper, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the Author(s), and e-mail address of the corresponding author. Author(s) are also required to provide a short title of their article and 3 highlighting point from their research.
The title of the manuscript should be concise and informative.
The abstract should be informative and less than 300 words. Five keywords should be listed out at the end of abstract.
The article text should ideally be divided into the following sections: Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References. Tables and figures should be embedded in the manuscript text with appropriate legends and credits (if applicable).
The author is responsible for verifying each reference against original article. Articles cited in the text will be referred to by the surname of the author(s) with year of publication in parenthesis.
Use the following examples for arranging the references:
i. For journal articles:
Webb, E.L., Kabir, M.E., 2009. Home Gardening for Tropical Biodiversity Conservation. Conservation Biology 23: 1641–1644.
ii. For book:
Nair, P.K.R., 1993. An Introduction to Agroforestry. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.
iii. For edited book:
Poffenberger, M., 2000. Communities and forest management in South Asia (ed). IUCN, DFID and Asia Forest Network, Indonesia.
Units and Abbreviation
Only SI (Systeme Internationale) units of measure and their abbreviations should be used throughout the manuscript.