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Book Publication

Greeting to Authors:

Srinivas Publication offers its services to publish Quality books in selected areas for the Authors who wish to publish their books in Open Access Model. The Books published by Srinivas Publication will carry an ISBN number allotted by Raja Rammohun Roy National Agency for ISBN, Dept. Of Higher Education, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The Published book will be also submitted to various Indexing agencies including OpenAIRE,   Google Scholar, Academia, ResearchGate, and World book library.

Initially, this free publication of books is open to Srinivas University stakeholders and will be extended to others internationally.

 Procedure for Publication:

  • Initially, Author should register for Book publication in Srinivas Publication using the website link https://srinivaspublication.com/register-free-self-publishing-book/
  • Registration details should contain Author’s Full Name, Email_id, Mobile Number, City, and State and Book Category (Academic Books, Project Reports, Edited Books, and Conference Proceedings).
  • After the Registration, a confirmation email is sent to Author.
  • After the registration user has to fill Publishing Input Form (PIF). Visit: https://srinivaspublication.com/pif/
  • PIF document includes Author/Author’s Full name, Email_id, Mobile Number, Address, Book Title, Book-Sub Title (Tag Line), Book Category, Authors photo, Manuscript (Ms word file), Book Description Text, and Author/s Description Text.
  • The manuscript will be checked through a plagiarism checker.
  • After receiving PIF form, its peer reviewed and acceptance letter for publication is sent to Author email-id.

Instruction to Authors:

Your Book should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication in any place else. Submit your paper electronically through the Srinivas Publication online system. All books are subject to peer review. After your Book has been accepted, you must sign a copyright transfer agreement with Srinivas Publication. Books accepted for publication will be available free online.

The publishing Book is usually minimum 150 pages long and the review process may take approximately 10-20 days. In special cases, shorter or longer Books may be accepted with appropriate reasoning. Authors are requested to follow guidelines for preparing their manuscripts. Authors are requested to strictly follow the submission guidelines.

  1. The manuscript must be written in the English Language.
  2. The file must be in Microsoft Word format with 1 line spacing in A4 size Page.
  3. The font of the manuscript must be Times New Roman with 12 point size.
  4. The first page must be a Frontpage/ Cover page. List the author/s name their organizational affiliation, and Image/Picture (Optional/if required).
  5. The submission must not be published elsewhere or submitted for publication.
  6. Figures must be in high resolution & clear with a descriptive heading.
  7. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, authors should provide the copyright for publication.
  8. When typing, distinguish between the digit 1 and the letter l (also 0 and O). Use tabs for indents, not spaces. Display titles and headings in a consistent manner.
  9. The order of the content is given in Book Format Section.

The Completed Book in all respect as per the standard format should be submitted to:

The Managing Editor, Srinivas Publication, Srinivas University, Mangalore, India.

Contact email:- srinivaspublication@srinivasgroup.com

Book Format:

The order of the content must be as per the following sequence;

  1. Front Page/Cover page
  2. Dedication Page (Optional)
  3. Contents
  4. Preface/Forward
  5. About The Author
  6. Acknowledgments (Optional)
  7. Internal Contents (Multiple Chapters)
  8. Each chapter should contain References

(Download)General Template for Book Front and Back Cover

References must be according to APA style guidelines

For Book:

Alan Bryman & Emma Bell. (2007). Business Research Methods. New York: Oxford  University Press, pp. 14-28.

For Ph.D. Thesis:

Mcdonalds, A. (1991). Practical dissertation title. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Retrieved from www.uf.edu/projects/

 Article in a Journal:

[1] Krishna Prasad, K. & Aithal, P. S. (2017). A Study on Online Education Model using Location Based Adaptive Mobile Learning. International Journal of Applied Engineering and Management Letters (IJAEML), 1(1), 36-44. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.820457.

From Websites:

McDonald, C., & Chenoweth, L. (2009). Leadership: A crucial ingredient in unstable times. Social Work & Society. Retrieved from http://www.socwork.net/2009/1/articles/mcdonaldchenoweth on 12/02/2017.

Plagiarism and Ethics Policy:

  • The book should be Plagiarism free. In an exceptional case in academics books, it can contain 20%-30%, which includes some quotations or definitions.
  • The author should fill Copyright transfer form before publication.

Ethics topics to consider when publishing:

  • Authorship of the paper: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study.
  • Originality and plagiarism: The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
  • Data access and retention: Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review and should be prepared to provide public access to such data.
  • Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication: An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication.
  • Acknowledgment of sources: proper acknowledgment.
  • Disclosure and conflicts of interest: All submissions must include disclosure of all relationships that could be viewed as presenting a potential conflict of interest.
  • Fundamental errors in published works: When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  • Reporting standards: Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance.
  • Hazards and human or animal subjects: Statements of compliance are required if the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that has any unusual hazards inherent in their use or if it involves the use of animal or human subjects.
  • Use of patient images or case details: Studies on patients or volunteers require ethics committee approval and informed consent, which should be documented in the Book.