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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

IJSHE (International Journal of Social, Humanity, and Education) is a proper channel for publication of papers in Social, Humanity, and Education. Manuscripts reporting experimentation or research in field crops will be accepted for review as papers.


An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria: it reports a worthwhile contribution to science, sound methodology was used and is explained with sufficient detail so that other capable scientists could repeat the experiments. Conclusions are supported by data, manuscripts is concise, well written, and understandable.


Manuscript should be uploaded to IJSHE journal system and arranged in standard format, Title, Authors, Affiliation and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Literature Review, Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgment and References. Typed in  A4 size, in single column, 1.5 space line, 11 point Cambria font and should be given line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2,5 cm.


The title of the paper should be concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formula where possible. It should be written clearly and concisely describing the contents of the research.


Manuscript has main author and co authors with full name of the author and co-authors (no abbreviation), includes affiliation(s) and email addresses clearly.


The abstract comes after title page in the manuscript. Abstract must be integrated and independent which is consist of introduction and purpose, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion. However the abstract should be written as a single paragraph without these headers. For this reason, References should be avoided. Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. Abstract must be written using maximum 300 words which has no reference and accompanied keywords.


The keywords should be avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts. Do not use words or terms in the title as keywords. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords should not more than 7 words or phrases in alphabetical order.


Provide background of the study in easy words. In this section author should discuss the research problem in very clear words. Also discuss the motivation of the study. Provide in-text references in APA style for all the facts that are presented here.


Related work of previous researchers should be presented. Minimum 10-15 good and recent works should be presented. This section can be merged with introduction section as well. Here author can discuss the research gap that this study is going or willing to cover. Provide intext citation in APA style. (Harris, M. 2001)


Present the materials, methods, survey, questionnaire etc. used for the study. Author should explain whether this study is experimental, or review study, or simulation based or survey based. Discuss software, hardware’s used during study with their brand names. Mention all research conditions, assumptions, theories followed. This section should be easy enough for any reader to repeat the study under similar conditions. 


Provide logical, and scientific analysis of findings of the study. Present evidences to support your analysis by citing work of earlier researchers or existing theories.


Conclusion should be written in very clear words. It should explain how the objectives of the study are accomplished.


Author should present list of acknowledgement at the end. Any financial or nonfinancial support for the study should be acknowledged. 


The author-year notation system is required and completed. All reference mentioned should be written down in reference using American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z.


  • Journal article

Harris, M., Karper, E., Stacks, G., Hoffman, D., DeNiro, R., Cruz, P., et al. (2001). Writing labs and the Hollywood connection. Journal of Film Writing, 44(3), 213–245.

  • Article by DOI

Slifka, M. K., & Whitton, J. L. (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. Journal of Molecular Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s001090000086

  • Book

Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

  • Book chapter

O’Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men’s and women’s gender role journeys: Metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107–123). New York: Springer.

  • Online document

Abou-Allaban, Y., Dell, M. L., Greenberg, W., Lomax, J., Peteet, J., Torres, M., & Cowell, V. (2006). Religious/spiritual commitments and psychiatric practice. Resource document. American Psychiatric Association. http://www.psych.org/edu/other_res/lib_archives/archives/200604.pdf. Accessed 25 June 2007.


* Journal names and book titles should be italicized.

For more detail guidelines for Referencing, visit https://aut.ac.nz.libguides.com/APA6th/referencelist



  • Use free or payment model of https://grammarly.com to improve English correctness of the manuscript.
  • Use software e.g. Endnote to ease referencing
  • Use good quality image and give caption below image Fig 1: ………….
  • Caption for table should be above the table. Like Table 1: …….


To be more concrete, see the article template