Policies


Policy of the Journal

Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani is an interdisciplinary journal for medicine, science, engineering, and agriculture that publishes research articles, case report, short communications, and reviews articles. This journal is aimed to release a new issue in each season.

The journal of Zankoy Sulaimani works in a double-blind review process. All contributions will be principally judged by the editorial board for suitability to be published in the journal. Manuscripts thought appropriate are then sending to a minimum of two independent skilled reviewers to evaluate the scientific quality of the paper. The editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of the manuscript based on the reviewers’ comments. Manuscripts may be submitted only online via an email to editor in chief. Submission of a manuscript implies that it is original research work, which has not been published previously, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language.

The manuscript should be written in English in a perfect style and should follow the style and format of journal of Zankoy Sulaimani. The manuscript must be typewritten, with double line spacing using Times New Roman and 11 pt font size. All pages must be numbered consecutively. The order of the manuscripts should be title, author(s) and affiliation(s), telephone and fax numbers as well as an e-mail address of the corresponding author. Abstract, keywords, text, introduction, materials and method/or theoretical background, result and discussion, conclusion, conflict of interest, acknowledgements, and references also should be included respectively. A suitable introduction is necessary but not a detail of literature. The aim of the introduction is to review earlier work and current development in the field briefly. The experimental section must give adequate detail of the materials, methods and equipment’s to allow repetition of the work elsewhere, but should not include too much detail of normally used procedures. Regarding the conflict of interests, the authors must declare that they have no competing interests. The references better to be formatted using either EndNote or Mendely software. The editorial board will be checking every manuscript by either Turnitin or iThenticate similarity detection service to determine the plagiarism level. Manuscripts with similarity level greater than 20% will not be allowed for publication. The article processing charge, that is, the publication fee for the journal of Zankoy Sulaimani is 200 USD.