SUBMITTING YOUR PAPER
Preparing and Submitting your manuscript
A research paper, abstract or poster submitted to GSTF Journal of Geological Sciences (JGS) must be original that are unpublished and cannot be under review for publication elsewhere during the time it is being considered for GSTF Journal of Geological Sciences (JGS). Furthermore, after you submit a paper to GSTF Journal of Geological Sciences (JGS), you must await the response from GSTF Journal of Geological Sciences (JGS) and only resubmit elsewhere if your paper is rejected–or withdrawn at your request–from GSTF Journal of Geological Sciences (JGS).This restriction applies to identical papers as well as to papers with a substantial overlap in scientific content and results. This restriction applies to identical papers as well as to papers with a substantial overlap in scientific content and results.
- Article Processing Fees USD 275 (PDF version) for publishing an accepted manuscript.
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To assist/support and to minimize publication barriers, GSTF extends financial assistance/discounts on a case by case basis based on merit and financial need for Authors from low income countries. In all cases, the acceptance and publication of the article is solely based on quality, relevance and academic rigour of the article.
From inception, GSTF receives revenue from a range of sources which includes rights, royalties, training programs, professional certifications programs, consulting, government and/or private funding and/or grants, sponsorships, conferences, sale of reprints, and open access publication fees. Separation is maintained between the editorial team and the advertising and sponsorship sales teams.
GSTF Journals do not generate any income via subscription fees or from pay per view. The publication fees of the journal will subsidize costs involved in provision and maintenance of publication infrastructure, operational and administrative costs including print and shipping, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, hosting services of the on-line libraries amongst others. The author may be able to defray the processing fees by securing funds from their institutions and/or research funding.
- o All papers are encouraged to follow the IEEE standard template (Double-column, 10-pt Times New Roman, Single-spaced), plus keywords.
- Papers in PDF Format
- Images (line graphs, images), B/W only; minimum 300dpi resolution.
- Author profile: Maximum 100 words
- Author photo: 300dpi resolution
- Page limit: 10 (Additional pages are subject to a fee of USD80 per page)
Submitting your manuscript
All articles submitted to GSTF journals will be checked for plagiarism and must be submitted through GSTF Journal Submission Portal.