Information for Contributors

  1. Manuscripts must be typed in Arial Narrow (12 points), double-spaced on good quality Letter size bond paper (8.5 in x 11 in) with top and left margins set at 3.8 cm (1.5 in) by 2.5 cm (1 in)bottom and right margins.
  2. Two hard copies and a USB containing the file of the manuscript in Microsoft Word, must be submitted. The Latter could be returned if requested.
  3. The manuscript should be set out in the following format: TITLE, AUTHOR(s) and FULL ADDRESS(es), ABSTRACT (250-300 words), KEY WORDS, INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY, RESULTS AND DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION(s), ACKNOWLEDGMENT (if any) and LITERATURE CITED for physical/biological sciences. In case of articles on social sciences, the Introduction should include the theoretical/conceptual framework (if any).
  4. Tables must be kept to a minimum and the layout should be as simple as possible. These should be on separate sheets and placed after Literature Cited. The number of column should be kept low enough and long vertical rules should be avoided for each table to fit upright on a single space.
  5. Photograph should be on a glossy paper, of good contrast and at least as large as the intended size. They must be unmounted or preferably mounted in layout to fill the printed page. Journal size is set at 15.24 cm x 22.86 cm (6 in x 9 in). Scanned pictures or those generated by digital cameras may be accepted but original photographs are preferable.
  6. Manuscript should not be more than 20 printed pages including tables and/or figures.
  7. Manuscripts may be submitted as e-mail attachments to gs@vsu.edu.ph

The Editor-in-Chief
Science and Humanities Journal
Office of the Graduate School
Visayas State University
Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A