Sabaragamuwa university journal is a refereed journal which publishes articles in the multidisciplinary fields such as Agriculture, Science and Technology, Social Science and Humanities and Management studies. Articles may be research papers, short communications or review papers.
Manuscripts submitted by authors are preliminary screened for quality and appropriateness of the content of the manuscript by the editorial board. The manuscripts which are passed through the initial screening process will be preceded for peer reviewing process. The reviewers are assigned for the manuscript by the editor in Chief in consultation with the subject editors. Based on the evaluation reports of reviewers the the editorial board will make the final description of acceptance or rejection of the manuscript.
Prepare your manuscript including (1) Title Page (2) Abstract (3) Main text (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion) (4) References (5) Tables (6) Figures and (7) List of legends
The title page should include:
Please provide an abstract of less than 200 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.
Please provide 4 to 6 keywords.
Introduction – includes the problem addressed, current level of knowledge, the aim of the study, and the hypothesis tested.
Methods – must give all information of the methodology and analysis to allow replication of the study.
Results and Discussion – Explains the results and discuss the results in a larger context of study discipline and literature, and gives the scientific contribution of the study.
Conclusion – Explain the main conclusions of the study
In the text all quoted and paraphrased intellectual property of other authors, as well as other works of the contributing author(s) must be properly referenced.
Work cited in the text should be indicated as follow: (Pathirana, 2005) or (Gombrich and Obeysekara,1990). Use ‘et al’ when citing a work by more than two authors, but indicate all the authors under references.
To distinguish citation of different works of the same author published in the same year, use letters, i.e. (Perera, 2005a, 2005b).
Manuscripts should be prepared in Word.
Please use no more than three levels of displayed headings.
Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.
Footnotes can be used to give additional information, which may include the citation of a reference included in the reference list. Footnotes to the text are numbered consecutively; those to tables should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters (or asterisks for significance values and other statistical data).
Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc.. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.
The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work.
Chikumba, S. (2007) Present and Future Opportunities in Industrial Attachment Training for Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, v. 19(1),pp.85-98.
Cleaver, T.(2006) Understanding the World Economy, London: Rutledge.
Iyengar, K.R.S. (1961) ‘The Litterature of India’ in The CommonwealthPen: An Introduction to the Litterature of British Commonwealth, McLeod, A.L. (ed), New York: Cornell University Press.
Bartlett, K. (2001) A study of human resource development in indigenous firms and multi-national corporations in East and Southeast Asia in OA Aliaga (ed),Academy of Human Resources Development: proceedings of the 2001 conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 28-March 4, 2001, Academy of Human Resources Development, Los Angeles, U.S., PP. 71-77.
Gunasekara, T.(1974) Dairy Propitiation in Urban Sri Lanka. Unpublished M A thesis, University of Edinburgh.