NMIMS ACU International Conference

Full Paper Submission Guidelines

NMIMS- ACU International Conference-2021 invites original research papers in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The research papers can be based on academic as well as industry practices.

1. Email Id: Please submit all research papers to the following email id: research.acu@nmims.edu.. Please don’t mark your mail to any personal email id. You will receive all communication from this email id.

2. Submission Platform: At this point of time, we are using email for submission, review and communication.

3. Format: All articles should be typed in MSWord format, 12 Pt font sizes, double spaced in California FB. All Tables, Figures and Charts should be taken to the end of the article. The author can mention ‘Table-1 here/Figure-1 here/Chart-1 here inside the text). Please note all titles to tables, figures and charts should be numbered and mentioned BELOW the table. Please note we do not receive any research paper in any other format including PDF.

4. Contributor’s Affiliation: The contributor should provide her/his affiliation in the first page only. The author details IS NOT TO BEmentioned anywhere in the main article. The first page of the article should cover the following

a.Title of the Paper in 14 pt, 1.5 spacing on California FB.

b.Name of the Author in 12 Pt, 1.5 spacing on California FB.

c.Affiliation of the author, Email address and mobile number should be mentioned below the name in 12 Pt, 1.5 spacing on California FB.

d.Complete postal address should be mentioned below the affiliation.

5. Spelling: Please use ‘z’ in ‘-ize’ and ‘-ization’ words. We receive manuscripts only in British English.

6.Quotations: Use single quotes. For quotations within quotations, use double quotes. Spellings of words in quotations should not be changed. Quotations of 45 words or more should be set apart by indenting the quotation (and adding a line space above and below).

7.Numbers: Use 'nineteenth century', '1980s'. Spell out numbers from one to nine; 10 and above to remain in figures. However, for exact measurements use only figures (3 km; 9 per cent). Use 'per cent' in text and '%' in tables and figures. Use thousands and millions, and not lakhs and crores.

8.Italics: Use of italics and diacriticals should be minimized but consistent.

9.Tables and figures: Should be indicated by number separately ('Table 1'), not by placement ('Table below'). Present each table and figure on a separate sheet of paper, gathering them together at the end

11. References: A consolidated alphabetical list of all books, articles, essays and theses referred to (including any referred to in the tables, graphs and maps) should be provided. It should be typed in double-spacing and should be printed at the end of the article. All articles, books, and theses should be listed in alphabetical order of author, giving the author's surname first, followed by initials. If more than one publication by the same author is listed, the items should be given in chronological order. References should be embedded in text in the anthropological style. For example '(Panda; 2020)'. Citations should be first alphabetical and then chronological. For example '(Ajay 2019; Sumit1997; Wright 1960)'. Citations and References should adhere to the guidelines below (based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition). Some examples are given below:

(a) In text citations:

One work by one author: (Kessler, 2003, p. 50) or ‘Kessler (2003) found that among the epidemiological samples..’.

One work by two authors: (Joreskog & Sorborn, 2007, pp. 50–66) or Joreskog and Sorborn (2007) found that..

One work by three or more authors: (Basu, Banerji & Chatterjee, 2007) [first instance]; Basu et al. (2007) [Second instance onwards].

Groups or organizations or universities: (University of Pittsburgh, 2007) or University of Pittsburgh (2007).

Authors with same surname: Include the initials in all the in-text citations even if the year of publication differs, e.g., (I. Light, 2006; M.A. Light, 2008).

Works with no identified author or anonymous author: Cite the first few words of the reference entry (title) and then the year, e.g., (‘Study finds’, 2007); (Anonymous, 1998).

If abbreviations are provided, then the style to be followed is: (National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], 2003) in the first citation and (NIMH, 2003) in subsequent citations.

Two or more works by same author: (Gogel, 1990, 2006, in press)

Two or more works with different authors: (Gogel, 1996; Miller, 1999)

Secondary sources: Allport's diary (as cited in Nicholson, 2003).

(b) Books:
Patnaik, Utsa (2007).The Republic of Hunger. New Delhi: Three Essays Collective.

(c) Edited Books:
Amanor, Kojo S., & Moyo, S. (Eds) (2008).Land and Sustainable Development in Africa. London and New York: Zed Books.

(d) Translated books:
Amin, S. (1976).Unequal Development(trans. B. Pearce). London and New York: Monthly Review Press.

(e) Book chapters:
Chachra, S. (2011). The national question in India. In S. Moyo and P. Yeros (Eds),Reclaiming the nation. (pp. 67–78). London and New York: Pluto Press.

(f) Journal articles:
Foster, J.B. (2010). The financialization of accumulation.Monthly Review,62(5), 1-17. doi: 10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225 [Doi number optional]

(g) Newsletter article, no author:
Six sites meet for comprehensive anti-gang intiative conference. (2006, November/December).OOJDP News @ a Glance.Retrieved fromhttp://www.ncrjs.gov/html

(h) Newspaper article:
Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status.The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4.

(i) In-press article:
Briscoe, R. (in press). Egocentric spatial representation in action and perception. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. Retrieved fromhttp://cogprints.org/5780/1/ECSRAP.F07.pdf

(j) Non-English reference book, title translated into English:
Real Academia Espanola. (2001).Diccionario de la lengua espanola[Dictionary of the Spanish Language] (22nd ed.). Madrid, Spain: Author.

(h) Special issue or section in a journal:
Haney, C., & Wiener, R.L. (Eds) (2004). Capital punishment in the United States [Special Issue].Psychology, Public Policy, and Law,10(4), 1-17.

12. Publication Ethics: NMIMS – ACU International Conference on STTEM Education -2021 is committed to upholding the integrity of the academic record. The conference encourages authors to refer to "The Committee on Publication Ethics’(International Standards for Authors).

13. Copyright: Authors will be provided with a copyright form once the research paper is accepted for the conference. The submission will be considered as final only after the filled-in and signed copyright form is received. In case there are two or more authors, the corresponding author needs to sign the copyright form. However the authors will have the freedom to submit their paper to any other journal for publications without prior permission of the conference chair.
14. All photographs and scanned images should have a resolution of minimum 300 dpi/1500 pixels and their format should be TIFF or JPEG. Due permissions should be taken for copyright protected photographs/images. Even for photographs/images available in the public domain, it should be clearly ascertained whether or not their reproduction requires permission for purposes of conference publishing (which is a non-profit-making endeavour). All photographs/scanned images should be provided separately.

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