Online ISSN: 2524-213X
International Journal of Growth and Development (IJGD) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publish quality article in all fields of nutrition especially growth and development.
Frequency of IJGD
IJGD follows Continuous Publishing Model, so that the articles will be added to the current volume continuously without any issue barriers. This helps the journal in rapid publication of accepted articles. There will be one volume per year with unlimited number of articles.
Manuscripts will be published online as soon as the authors approved the final proof. Therefore, there will not be a delay period for accepted articles to be published online.
NO Article Processing Charges
IJGD is FREE journal; there will not be any handling, publication or processing charges.
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Ethical Policies and Procedures
Authors, Reviewers and Members of Editorial Board of journals published by Update Publishing should follow standards of expected ethical behavior. At Update Publishing, we are committed to meet the high quality and standards throughout the pre and post publication of research articles.
In a published paper, the credit for authorship should be based on substantial contribution in conducting the study and preparation of the manuscript. Co-PI in a project or Co-Supervisor in a Master or PhD work are insufficient to claim authorship. The author order of article should be based on the relative contribution in the research. To make it clear, Update Publishing demands a written statement about “Author’s Contribution” at the end of article before Reference Section.
Before submitting to the journal, the corresponding author should seek permission from all co-authors of the study. After final acceptance, it will not be possible to change the author order.
Upon reception of an article, the Editorial Staff will screen the article for format and journal scope, originality and potential impact. If the article is not upto the standard format of Update Publishing, the article will be returned to the author for correcting the format.
If the format is according to the requirements of Update Publishing, then it will be assigned for External Peer Review.
During submission, the author can suggest at least 2 reviewers who can evaluate the manuscript. The reviewers should not be collaborators or previous co-authors of any of the submitting authors. They should be from another institution with institution email address. The editors may or may not contact the suggested reviewers.