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Information to Authors | Journal of Aging and Long - Term Care

Information to Authors

JALTC Journal Rules

The Journal of Aging and Long-Term Care (JALTC) is being established as an open access, quarterly peer reviewed journal that accepts articles in English. Articles submitted should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication any place else and should report original unpublished research results. The journal does not expect any fees for publication. All articles are available on the website of the journal with membership.

The quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method research approaches are welcome from disciplines including but not limited to education, gerontology, geriatrics, nursing, elderly care and hospice, social work, psychology, sociology, biology, anthropology, economics and business administration, engineering, gerontechnology, law, human rights, public policy, architecture, women studies, rehabilitation, and dietetics. Prospective authors are cordially invited to contribute clearly written original empirical research manuscripts, reviews, short communications, and case studies including innovative practices from the field as well as relevant philosophical and ethical perspectives on long-term care and older adults.

The review process for submitted manuscripts has been planned not to exceed six weeks. All research articles submitted to the journal will undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by two peers.

Authors as they contribute to the academic-scientific article on the cover page share the scientific and ethical responsibility. Only the articles sent on-line can be evaluated. You can register to the link www.journalagent.com/jaltc site to send the article and track the progress of evaluation. After acceptance of manuscripts, than is confirmed that it belongs to the Journal and copyright passes on publisher.

Authors should ensure accepting scientific and ethical responsibility.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Abstract must include maximum 300 words, including citations if used.

Keywords must include minimum 5 to 8 words and/or phrases.

Key Practitioners Message must include 3 to 5 bullets.

The whole manuscript must not exceed maximum 8000 words, including abstract, keywords, key practitioners message, article itself, tables and figures, and references.

The latest version of The American Psychological Association (APA) Style, namely the APA 6th Edition, should be followed when formatting articles. Detailed information on the latest APA Style can be found on the following website: http://www.apastyle.org

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