Guidelines for Contributing Articles to
TheMalaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN)
The MJN is the journal reflecting views, reports, matters of interest, and updateswithin the various specialties in Professional Nursing – including ClinicalNursing (which itself has various sub specialties e.g., Psychiatric Nursing,Critical Care Nursing, Oncologic Nursing, etc.), Education (all aspectsrelevant to nursing), Management, Community Health and Research, among others.This journal welcomes ORIGINALLY WRITTEN ARTICLES by contributors, CASESTUDIES, LITERATURE REVIEWS, ANY COMMENTARY RELEVANT TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING,and RESEARCHES/ EVIDENCES that directly affect the professional practice in nursing-be it clinical or otherwise.
SubmittingArticles and Research Papers
1. Articles should contain approximately 1000 to 4000 words. Shorter or longer submissions may be submitted upon approval from the editor.
2. Articles must be submitted online as an email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Articles (including the references) should have the following specifications:
-Text document must be in Microsoft Word compatible format.
-Body text must be double-spaced, in font size 12pt and Times New Roman; Paragraphs are right justified and make sure that all pages are clearly numbered.
-Heading must be font size 16pt, in bold and Times New Roman.
-Subheading must be font size 14pt, in bold and Times New Roman.
4. Plagarism- All articles will be checked for plagarism. If plagarism is found the article will be rejected.
5. There are no article processing charges.
6. There are no charges for submission of articles.
7. Segment the Articles in the following parts:
a. Title Page :
i. Title of article.
ii. The full namesof the authors.
iii. Job title/Occupation, employer, location and affiliation of each author.
iv. Name and address of the author responsible for correspondence (Include address,telephone number and email address).
b. Abstract:Provide a 100 to 200-word glimpse about the article’s framework/outline, which will include major findings if it is a research article.
c. Tables, Illustrations, Figures and Photographs : Graphics such as tables, illustrations, figures and photographs that are in low resolution must be embedded in the article you are submitting (in MS word). High resolution version of the graphics must be e-mailed to us as additional attachment.
d. References: Use the Harvard Referencing Guide.
e. Consent: If you are publishing photographs of patients, kindly secure their consent. E-mail us a copy of the agreement along with your article or research papers.
f. Copyrightwaiver: Along with your article, please submit a copyright waiver statement duly signed by you and notarized or administered by a person authorized by law. Scan the notarized document and send via e-mail or furnish us the hard copy of the document by postage mail, addressed to:
The Malaysian Journal of Nursing
Asia Pacific Higher Learning SDN BHD
Mayang Plaza, Block A, No. 1, Jalan SS 26/2,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
All articles published in The Malaysian Journal of Nursing will have copyrights under MJN.
Submitting Letters and Comments
This is open; you may use the guidelines in submitting articles and research papers.Address your viewpoints, and comments to the Editor of MJN in the contacts provided in the previous articles herein.