Journal of Science and Technology (JST) is an official publication of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University. This journal publishes original full length papers, review articles and short communications from multi-disciplines like, biological science, engineering, fundamental science, business studies, economics and reflecting the considerable and continuing changes with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary studies from authors throughout the world. JST is a peer reviewed journal published twice (June and December) in a year. On the decision of the Editorial Board, papers are reviewed by experts in relevant fields. The Editorial Board is the final authority to take decision on publication.
GUIDE FOR AUTHORS
INSTRUCTIONS FOT THE AUTHOR'S
PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT
The manuscript of a full paper preferably is limited within ten type-written pages including tables, figures, graphs etc. while that of short communication it should not exceed four pages (approximately 1000 words) and be submitted in duplicate to Editor-in Chief of the Journal. Each manuscript should have a cover page bearing the full title, name(s) of the author(s), address of correspondence and a short running title of not more than 30 characters. The second page will include the full title and a concise abstract of not more than 250 words, followed by up to five keywords. Beginning from the third page, the manuscript should be preferably arranged in the following sequences: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussions, Conclusion, Recommendation Acknowledgements and References. Number of authors should not exceed five.
TABLES, GRAPHS AND FIGURES
Tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals. All diagrams, graphs and photographs should be referred to in the text as figure, and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. All the figures should be provided with a detailed caption and all captions should be typed together on a separate sheet. In case, illustrations have been prepared with the help of a computer, only high quality laser prints should be submitted. Photographs should be sharp, well-contrasted, glossy prints trimmed at right angles. Figures should not be folded in any case. The drawings and photographs should be identified on back by author’s name and figure number.
In the text, reference should be cited within brackets quoting author’s last name and the year of publication in the appropriate place such as (Mia, 1994), (Mia and Shokita, 1995). The list of references should be arranged alphabetically according to the last name of the first author. A comma should separate two or more references when put within the same bracket. Common examples are given below:
Pillay, T. V.R., (1990). Aquaculture: Principles and Practices, Fishing News Books, Oxford. 575 pp.
Journal article :
Mia, M. Y., R. Fuseya and S. Watanabe, (1999). Genetic variation among the three species of grapsid crabs, Helice tridens latimera, H. tridens tridens and H. leachi. Crustacean Res.., 23: 52-61.
PAGE CHARGES AND COPYRIGHT
Articles published in JST are subject to paying TK. 2,000 (US $ 100) to defray the cost of printing and other incidental charges. Ten reprints of each paper will be provided free of charge. Additional copies may be purchased if ordered when the galley proofs are returned after corrections. One copy of the Journal will be given to its corresponding author only. The copyright in published papers is vested with the publisher.