Author Guideline

Registration
  1. On the main page, click “Register” menu on the top of the page. 
    http://journal.ppi-australia.org/index.php/jias/user/register
  2. Fill all the fields, especially with sign “*”. At the bottom of the page, you will find “Register as”. Choose “Author” and “Reader”. Click “Register”.
Article Submission
  1. Go to the login page: http://journal.ppi-australia.org/index.php/jias/login
  2. Fill in the field “username” and “password” and click “login” button.
  3. Click on “New Submission”
  4. Step 1 starting submission
    1. Select the appropriate section in the journal section 
    2. Read carefully the submission checklists and click one by one if you sure that you fulfil everything stated on the checklist.
    3. Scroll down and read copyright notice. If you agree, click on the checkbox “The authors agree…” 
    4. Click “save and continue” button at the bottom of page
  5. Step 2. Uploading the Submission 
    1. Click “Browse” button and search the file you want to upload in your storage and then click “Upload” Button 
    2. Click “Save and Continue” button
  6. Step 3. Enter Metadata 
    1. Fill in all the fields on Author section. If the article was written by more than one author, click “add author” button and fill all the fields needed. 
    2. Fill in the title and abstract of your submission 
    3. Fill in the references, please read all the instruction provided on the page
  7. Step 4. Uploading Supplementary Files In this step you can upload supplementary files (optional). you can read the explanation stated on this page. 
  8. Step 5. Confirming the Submission Click finish submission. You can check the review and editing process any time by logging in to the website. Your submission will be reviewed by editors. If the editors decide that your submission meet the Journal criteria, your submission will be forwarded to 2 (two) external reviewer to be further reviewed. Otherwise, it will be rejected. External reviewers have authority to reject your submission. The editor will notify you soon after they come to a decision, accept or reject your submission (by considering the suggestions from the external reviewer).
Revising Your Submission
  1. If editors come to a decision to accept (with/without revision), you will get notification from them by email. If the editor’s decision is either “Revision required” or “Resubmit for review”, please do log in and you will be directed to the page as shown below. Besides contains the decision, the email should also contain the suggestions from reviewers. 
  2. Click “author” (on above figure) and you will be directed to a page as shown below and click on “IN REVIEW…” (pointed by red arrow) 
  3. Please download the file on “Peer Review” section and revise it based on the e-mail sent by editor/section editor as stated on step 1. 4. You have to upload your revised article on “Editor Decision” section and then notify the editor by clicking on the box (marked with number 3 on above figure). You will be taken to the page as shown below. You can make any comment related to the revision you have done and then click “send” button.
This guideline is adapted from BPostel.