Authorship Guidelines

Please follow the following Authorship Guidelines:Authorship Guidelines

Title: Choose an interesting title that both captures a reader’s attention, as well as
encompassing the main idea of your article.

Authors: List the full names all the authors that have helped to write the article. The person/people that contributed the most should be listed first.

Corresponding author and email: List the full name and email address of the author to which all communication will be directed.

Occupation/Affiliations: Identify your place of employment

Country of Residence:

Related categories (State all that apply):
– Environmental Cleaning
– Research and Advancement
– Public Policy
– Food Safety
– Microbiology
– Healthy Building Infrastructure
– Virology
– Practical Infection Prevention
– Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)
– Control Strategies
– Other

Abstract: Describe (in simplified English) in a few short sentences the background and significance of your article in the following format. We suggest writing this after you write your article.

1) Background: 3-5 sentences describing the issue that you are dealing with, and current practices that may be in place

2) Significance: 1-3 sentences describing how the practices/interventions that you describe in your article have changed the field of work, and what this means for the future of this field.

Main Article: Provide a comprehensive description of your topic, and current issues that may be facing it. If possible, provide current methods to help the situation. Include citations for all data when possible.

The format of the article should use the following subheadings:

• Background/Introduction
• Materials/Methods of the interventions (optional)
• Results/Data/Outcomes
• Conclusion and Significance

In text citations will be reported as (author’s last name, year), and full text citations will be provided with their webpage links at the end.

Figures: Authors are encouraged to include figures and pictures. Figures can include charts, graphs, or any photos that are relevant to the article and can be published without additional permissions. Figures should be embedded in the Word document that is submitted, and be accompanied by a caption or legend describing the figure. If you don’t have an image, please list 3-4 key words, so that we can add one*.

Citations: Please be sure to reference any and all resources that you’ve used using the American Psychological Association (APA) format. Additional information can be found here: http://www.apastyle.org/

In text citations for journals should be cited as “Studies reveal that X was better than Y (Jacoby, 1994).” For websites, the author and year should still be cited, but when this is not available, the organization or website is suitable. E.g. “Studies reveal that X was better than Y (Jacoby, 1994)” or “Studies reveal that was better than Y (Center for Disease Control, 1994).”

Bibliographies should be presented in alphabetical order, based on the format below.

Jacoby, W. G. (1994). Public attitudes toward government spending. American Journal of Political Science, 38(2), 336-361.

Duong, A. (2015) 6 Factors That Have Caused Antibiotic Resistance. InfectionControl.tips; Accessed Dec 1, 2015. http://infectioncontrol.tips/2015/11/18/6-factors-that-have-caused-antibiotic-resistance/

All material will be checked for plagiarism

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