Authors Guidelines

Author Guidelines for Interdisciplinary Journal of Research and Development

Submission Process:

Authors are required to submit their manuscripts only via email (

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the guidelines outlined below and submitted in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx).

Authors must ensure adherence to the journal's formatting requirements, including font size (12-point), line spacing (double-spaced), margins (1-inch), and page layout (letter size).

Manuscript Preparation:

Manuscripts should be structured in the following order: Title Page, Author/s, Affiliation, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References.

The abstract should be concise (150-250 words) and provide a summary of the study's objectives, methods, results, and conclusions.

Manuscripts must adhere to a maximum word limit of 7000-8000 words (excluding abstract, tables, figures, and references).

Language and Writing Style:

Submissions must be written in English (American or British usage is accepted) with clear and grammatically correct language.

Authors are encouraged to use active voice and maintain a formal tone throughout the manuscript.

Technical jargon should be defined or avoided to ensure accessibility to a broad readership.

Figures and Tables:

Figures and tables should be embedded within the manuscript at the appropriate points of reference.

All figures and tables must be numbered sequentially and accompanied by descriptive captions.

Authors are responsible for ensuring the clarity and quality of figures and tables, which should be submitted in TIFF, JPEG, or PNG format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.


Citations within the text should follow the APA (American Psychological Association) style format.


(Field, 2005)

(Field, 2005, p. 14)

References should be listed alphabetically at the end of the manuscript, following the APA style guidelines.


Reynolds, G. (2019, April 9). Different strokes for athletic hearts. The New York Times, (D4 - page number).

Edwards, A. A., Steacy, L. M., Siegelman, N., Rigobon, V. M., Kearns, D. M., Rueckl, J. G., & Compton,
D. L. (2022). Unpacking the unique relationship between set for variability and word reading
development: Examining word- and child-level predictors of performance. Journal of
Educational Psychology, 114(6), 1242–1256. (Source/Link/Doi)

Peer Review Process:

All submitted manuscripts undergo a rigorous peer review process, typically involving at least two independent reviewers.

Authors can expect to receive a decision on their manuscript within [4-7] weeks from the date of submission.

Reviewers' comments and feedback will be provided to authors for revisions, if necessary, to ensure the quality and integrity of published research.

Copyright and Licensing:

Upon acceptance for publication, authors will be required to transfer copyright to [Interdisciplinary Journal of Research and Development].

Submission Checklist:

Before submitting their manuscript, authors should ensure that they have included all required sections and adhered to the formatting and style guidelines provided in these author guidelines.

Contact Information:

For inquiries or assistance, authors may contact the editorial office at [] or visit the journal's website for additional information and resources.

These guidelines aim to provide clear instructions for authors to prepare and submit their manuscripts to the journal, ensuring consistency and adherence to quality standards throughout the publication process.