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Volume: 4 - Issue: 2, 31.08.2022

Year: 2022

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The aim of the journal is to present scientific developments in different areas of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and Health Sciences; is to be shared among scientists, researchers and other people who work in related fields.

Scientific outputs from different fields of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and Health Sciences are covered after reviewer(s)’ evaluation. The journal is published three times a year and covers the publication of research and review articles in the fields mentioned above.

Article Submission

  • The responsibility of verifying the authenticity of the information belongs to the author(s).
  • The authors are required to suggest at least 2 names and contact information of potential reviewers (e-mail address, telephone and affiliation). The editors may choose other reviewers.
  • Suitability and general scientific merit of the submitted articles are evaluated by the field editor. Each article is evaluated independently by the reviewers. The comments and recommendations of the reviewers are sent to the editor-in-chief by the field editor. The corresponding author must clearly outline responses to the reviewer(s)' comments and recommendations in a seperate file. The chief editor reviews the referee's evaluations and responses to the reviewer(s)' comments, and recommends that the editorial accept or reject the article. At the last stage, the field editor informs the author about the acceptance or refusal of the manuscript.
  • After the acceptance of the article, "Article Submission and Copyright Transfer Form" must be signed and sent to the journal. Once the "Article submission and copyright transfer right" form (It can be downloaded from journal page) has been filled in and signed by the responsible author, it must be scanned and uploaded to the online system as pdf file. With the signing of the copyright transfer form, the authors waive their rights by transferring to IZU Institute of Science and Technology the right to legally reproduce, reprint and distribute all or part of the article in addition to publication of the article on journal's web page.
  • In case an Ethics Committe Approval is needed, it is the responsibility of the corresponding author to upload the approval.

Preparing the Manuscript  

  • The article to be submitted must be typed in Times New Roman font size 12 pt, 2 lines, in Microsoft Word format. The author (s) should make sure that the article is written in a fluent manner in accordance with basic grammar rules.
  • It is recommended that the manuscript should be checked by either a native English speking expert or an experinced scientist. The margins should be 2.0 cm from each edge. Research and review papers should nor exceed a total of max 22 pages, including charts and figures, Short articles, should not exceed 8 pages. Short notes can be up to 2 charts, either 2 figures, or 1 chart and 1 figure. The editor may wish to shorten the article. All pages outside the cover page should be numbered, but they should not refer to a specific page number within the text.The lines should be numbered.
  • The main title of the article should be written as centered and bold. All titles should be left-aligned big font with the first letter. Titles should be appropriately numbered. The order of titler in an article should be as follows: First page including main title, authors and affiliations, Abstract (150-250 words) and Keywords (minimum 2, maximum 7); 1. Introduction, 2. Material and Method, 3. Results and Discussion, 4. Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References. In addition tables (giving each sheet a separate sheet page number, name and description if provided as footnotes) and figures (each figure is given as a figure number, name, and footnotes, if any) should be given in seperate pages. Figures and tables should not be placed in the text, but the place in the text must be clearly indicated. The author responsible for the correspondence must be marked with a star symbol and the phone number and e-mail address should be given as footnotes at the end of the first page. Addresses (if different) of other authors should be specified by giving the superscript number after the author's name.
  • The necessary abbreviations should be explained in brackets at the first place. Equations should be given a sequence number. The SI system (Systeme International d Unites) should be used in all scientific data. In the case of units, it should be preferred to use mg/ml, not mg.ml-1, for example mg/kg and μg/kg instead of ppm and ppb, respectively, . Descriptors should be indicated by a dot rather than a comma (for example 9.86, not 9.86), one thousand separations should be avoided in large numbers (eg 10000 or 10 thousand instead of 10,000 or 10 000). Exponent numbers should be displayed without spaces before and after the x symbol representing the multiplier, for example, 3.5x105. Temperatures should be expressed in °C. The statistical analysis results should be included in the discussion, and the probability should be indicated by capital letter and italicized P, followed by a space after P (eg P<0.05).

References

  • The references in the article will be given according to the American Psychology Association (APA) 6.0 style. Sources used within the text should be given the surname of the author and the year of publication. Unknown sources should be identified as "Anonymous". If there are more than two writers in the source cited, "after" should be written after the first one.

        Examples:

  • ... (Colmenero et al., 1996; Tabarestani and Tehrani, 2014; Killinger, 2015). According to Anonymous (2015) and AOAC (2014) .... . Journal articles on the resource list; the surnames of the authors (s), the first letters of their names, the year of publication, the name of the article, the name in italics of the magazine, the volume, the number and the beginning and ending page numbers. In the books; author (s) surnames, first letters of names, year of publication, name of the book written in italics, printing house, place of publication and if possible ISBN number should be given. Below are several examples. Unknown publication: Anonymous (2000). Turkish food codec. Notification of meat products (2000/4). Ministry of Agriculture and Welfare. Official Gazette dated February 10, 2000 and numbered 23960, Ankara. Anonymous (2007). On emergency measures suspending the use of E 128 Red 2G as food color. L 195/8 EN Official Journal of the European Union, Commission Regulation (EC) No 884/2007 of 26 July 2007.
  • ... (Colmenero et al., 1996; Tabarestani and Tehrani, 2014; Killinger, 2015). According to Anonymous (2015) and AOAC (2014) ....
  • Journal articles on the resource list; the surnames of the authors (s), the first letters of their names, the year of publication, the name of the article, the name in italics of the magazine, the volume, the number and the beginning and ending page numbers. In the books; author (s) surnames, first letters of names, year of publication, name of the book written in italics, printing house, place of publication and if possible ISBN number should be given.

        Below are several examples.

        Unknown publication:

  • Anonymous (2000). Turkish food codec. Notification of meat products (2000/4). Ministry of Agriculture and Welfare. Official Gazette dated February 10, 2000 and numbered 23960, Ankara.
  • Anonymous (2007). On emergency measures suspending the use of E 128 Red 2G as food color. L 195/8 EN Official Journal of the European Union, Commission Regulation (EC) No 884/2007 of 26 July 2007.

       Tables

  • The tables should be written in MS Word program using Times New Roman font and should be avoided as much as possible by using a font lower than 10. It must be included in the text by following the sequence number. Plots should be clearly indicated in the text, but the charts should be given at the end of the text and preferably on one sheet per page. The table names should be written on the chart, and the bottom notes should be written on the chart. The charts should be prepared for the vertical page. In the Turkish research articles, the title of the table and all the bottom notes and the Turkish words placed on the chart should be written in italics in English.
  • If some or all of the chart in the chart is printed elsewhere, it is the writers' responsibility to obtain permission to reproduce the chart from the copyright holder and to transmit it to the IZUJIST.

        Figures

  • Photographs, graphics, etc. should be expressed in "Figure" and should appear in the text by following the sequence number. Figures should be clearly indicated in the text, but they should be given at the end of the text and preferably in one figure per page. The figure names should be written below. Figures must not exceed 14 × 16 cm under any circumstances. Photographs should preferably be clear in TIFF or JPEG format. The Turkish words in the Turkish research articles should be written in italics in English, as well as the shape title and all the bottom notes.
  • If part or all of the form contained in the article has already been printed elsewhere, it is the authors' entire responsibility to obtain the permission to reprint the form from the copyright holder and to transmit it to the IZUJIST. The editorial may request that the figure be removed.
  • Corrections and final control need to be done by authors before online publication

The IZU Journal of Institute of Science and Technology (IZUJIST) is committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity in the content published. This journal has a Conflict of Interest policy in place and complies with international, national and/or institutional standards on research involving Human Participants and/or Animals and Informed Consent.
Important note: the journal may use software to screen for plagiarism.
Content published in this journal is peer reviewed (Double Blind).
The IZU Journal of Institute of Science and Technology (IZUJIST) is a peer-reviewed journal committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. Hence, by submitting an article to this journal author(s) agree to comply with the following Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.
The IZU Journal of Institute of Science and Technology (IZUJIST) follows the standard for Ethics and Publication Malpractice set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Conformance to standards of ethical behavior is therefore expected of all parties involved: Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Publisher.

Peer Review Process
The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the related field of study.

Ethical Responsibilities of Authors
1. Originality and Plagiarism - All manuscripts must be the original work of authors and not evidence plagiarism.
2. Authorship of the Paper - Authorship of a manuscript should be limited to authors who have made significant contributions. Authors should make sure they have permissions for the use of software, questionnaires/(web) surveys and scales in their studies (if appropriate).
3. Multiple, redundant, or concurrent publication - Authors must not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently.
4. Acknowledgement of sources - Authors must properly and accurately acknowledge the work of others.
5. Disclosure and Conflicts of interest and financial support - authors should disclose any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript and acknowledge individuals or organizations that have provided financial support for research. All authors are requested to include information regarding sources of funding, financial or non-financial interests, study-specific approval by the appropriate ethics committee for research involving humans and/or animals, informed consent if the research involved human participants, and a statement on welfare of animals if the research involved animals (as appropriate).
6. Authors are strongly advised to ensure the author group, the Corresponding Author, and the order of authors are all correct at submission. Adding and/or deleting authors during the revision stages is generally not permitted, but in some cases may be warranted. Reasons for changes in authorship should be explained in detail. Please note that changes to authorship cannot be made after acceptance of a manuscript.

Affiliation
The primary affiliation for each author should be the institution where the majority of their work was done. If an author has subsequently moved, the current address may additionally be stated. Addresses will not be updated or changed after publication of the article.
Please note that author names will be published exactly as they appear on the accepted submission!

Author identification
Authors are recommended to use their ORCID ID when submitting an article for consideration or acquire an ORCID ID via the submission process.

Editors Responsibilities
1. Publication Decisions - Editors are responsible for deciding which of the manuscripts submitted to the journal should be reviewed or published.
2. Fair play - Editors should ensure the integrity of the publication review process. As such, editors should not reveal either the identity of authors of manuscripts to the reviewers, or the identity of reviewers to authors.
3. Confidentiality - Editors must treat received manuscripts for review as confidential documents and must not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher.
4. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest - Editors and any editorial staff must not use materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript (published or unpublished) for their own research without the author’s written authorization.
5. Investigations – Editors shall conduct proper and fair investigation into ethical complaints.

Reviewers Responsibility
1. Confidentiality - Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
2. Standards of Objectivity - Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author.
3. Contribution to Editorial Decision - Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
4. Promptness - Reviewers should complete their reviews within a specified timeframe.
5. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest - Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Report on Ethics and Malpractice Issues
Editors (in conjunction with the Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University) will take responsive measures when ethical concerns are raised regarding a submitted manuscript or published paper. Every reported act of unethical publishing behavior will be investigated, even if it is discovered years after publication. If, on investigation, the ethical concern is well-founded, a correction, retraction, expression of concern or other note as may be relevant, will be informed to the relevant parties. This may include a formal notice published in the journal; a formal notice to the employer/institution/ organization of the individual concerned; and a formal notice to relevant professional bodies of the misconduct committed.

Copyright Notice
By submitting manuscripts to The IZU Journal of Institute of Science and Technology (IZUJIST), authors agree to transfer copyright to the journal. However, authors may republish their work or grant others permission to republish it; in which case it should be accompanied by a proper acknowledgment that the work was originally published in The IZU Journal of Institute of Science and Technology (IZUJIST). The journal adopts CC-BY-NC licence which authors may also share and distribute their article anywhere of non-commercial website, social media and repositories immediately on publication.
Authors may also reuse the Abstract and Citation information (e.g. Title, Author name, Publication dates) of their article anywhere at any time including social media such as Facebook, blogs and Twitter, providing that where possible a link is included back to the article on the journal site.

Journal Archiving
The Journal will ensure digital preservation of access to the journal content by IZUJIST depository at Dergipark (www.dergipark.org.tr).
Manuscripts published in IZUJIST are also deposited in Common Repository managed by Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University.
JIZUIST also allow authors to self-archive versions of their work on their own webpages, on institutional webpages, and in other repositories.

There is no embargo period as this journal is an open-access journal and there is no publication fee required.

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