INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS TO GLOBAL JOURNAL SERIES AND BACHUDO PUBLISHERS Global Journal Series publishes original contributions in all fields of human endeavour. Review articles, Short- Communications, and Book Reviews are also welcome. Articles to be published should not exceed 10 printed pages. Authors are asked to contribute page charges at the galley proof stage. Three copies of the manuscript including copies of all illustrations should be submitted. Originals of illustrations should be kept by authors until they are requested to submit them. Articles should be sent to the Editor-In-Chief and Managing Editor. An assessment fee of N2000 (Two Thousand Naira) or (US$25) should accompany all articles submitted. Articles not accompanied by the assessment fee shall not be processed. If you want to send your article through the internet please use Microsoft word and send an Assessment fee of N 2500.00 or USD25 through Western Union Money Transfer or Cash. TEXT Articles should be type-written with double line spacing and generous margins on the left side. All pages including figures, tables and references should be numbered. Use single column in typing your manuscript. The first page should include a title, the name(s) of the authors(s) and their affiliations, and postal addresses. The title should be concise and not underlined. Authors are advised to spell out one of their given names rather than precede surnames with initials only. This facilitates identification in indexing and abstracting. It is the responsibility of the authors to secure the rights of reproduction of any material that has already been published elsewhere. In all cases, the S.I. units and metric systems only are acceptable. For mathematical symbols, all characters available on a computer must be typewritten in the text as well as in the equations and use latex or Amstex or Ms- word. ABSTRACT There must be an abstract not exceeding 300 words. It should be suitable for separate publication in an abstracting journal. The Abstract should include the main results of research and should not be a mere table of contents. Provide no more than five key-words under the abstract. TABLES Type each table and place it in the correct position in the paper. Each table should be numbered and should contain a brief title on the top. Every table must be referred to in the text. FIGURES Draw illustrations with black ink and place them in their correct positions in the paper. Each figure should be numbered and referred to in the text. Sharp Laser printed figures including photographs are to be placed in their correct positions in the paper. REFERENCES: In the text references to the literature cited should list the author’s name, year of publication, and if possible specific page numbers e.g. (Ebana, et al., 1995, P.3). At the end of text all literature cited should be listed alphabetically by authors and chronologically under each author. This section should be given the subheading “REFERENCES”. The style of citation is as shown below and References should not be numbered in the text and when listing them. CITATION FROM A JOURNAL Peters, E. J., Imanagha, K. K., Eduwem, D.U. and Effiong, R. L., 2001. Admission criteria and subsequent academic performance of medical students at the University of Calabar. Global J. Pure and Applied sciences 7(2): 397-401. CITATION OF A BOOK Ekwueme, B. N., 1999. Science Insight. University of Calabar Press, Nigeria, 128pp. CITATION OF EDITED BOOK: Attoh, K. and Ekwueme, B.N., 1997, Greenstone belts of West Africa Shield. In M. J. de wit and L.D. Ashwal (Editors) Tectonic Evolution of Greenstone Belts. Oxford Monograph on Geology and Geophysics, Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp.517-528. CITATION OF UNPUBLISHED WORK Ephraim, B. E., 2005. Petrology and geochemistry of basement rocks, northeast of Obudu, Bamenda massif, southeastern Nigeria. Unpubl. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. Calabar Nigeria, 360 pp. COPYRIGHT MATERIAL If copyright material is involved the author(s) must obtain permission from the right owner. COPY OF JOURNAL Authors will be given one copy of the Journal containing their paper. One copy of the journal is for one article and any author who requires additional copies of the journal will be required to pay for these additional copies. ADDRESS TO SEND ARTICLES: Prof. Barth N. Ekwueme Editor-in-Chief /Managing Editor Global Journals Department of Geology University of Calabar P.O. Box 3651 Unical P. O. Calabar, Nigeria. E-mail:

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