Daagu International Journal of Basic and Applied Research (DIJBAR) is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, academic, and research journal providing a platform for the publication of innovative and scientific research in the areas of science and development.

The journal welcomes original investigations representing diverse theoretical outlooks and different methodological approaches. The major criteria in the review and the selection process concern the significance of the contribution to the area of academics and research.

1. Contact Details for Submission

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically using the online submission and review website (https://dagujournal.org/). This site will guide authors stepwise through the submission process. Authors are requested to submit the text, tables, and artwork in electronic form to this address. Authors unable to provide an electronic version or facing other circumstances preventing online submission should contact the Editor prior to submission.

Email: kflay77@gmail.com or kflaygebrehiwot@dagujournal.org or kflaygebre@su.edu.et

2. Submission Checklist

Authors can use the list to carry out a final check of their submission prior to submission to the journal for review. One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details:

  • E-mail address
  • Full postal address
  • All necessary files have been uploaded
3. Types of Manuscript

Research papers: Should not exceed 8000 words in length, including references, tables, and figures. Only research papers with multiple studies can go beyond this length with prior consent of editor-in-chief.

Review papers: Critical and comprehensive reviews that provide new insights or interpretation of the subject after a thorough and systematic evaluation of available evidence.

Short Communications: Short papers that present original and significant material for rapid dissemination, limited to 3000 words and shouldn’t be subdivided. The paper should contain an abstract, main body, and references. The abstract should be limited to 100 words.

4. Description of Manuscript

Manuscripts for full-length Research articles (Research papers and Review papers) should be checked for spellings, punctuation, grammar, and coherence. All references mentioned in the reference list should be cited in the text, and vice versa. It should be divided into the following sections (in this order): Title page; Abstract, keywords; Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References, Tables (each table complete with title and footnotes on a separate page), and illustrations and figures, graphical abstracts / highlights files (where applicable).

5. General Instructions

Authors are required to check their submission compliance with all of the following items:

  • Manuscript has been neither published nor submitted to any other Journal
  • All illustrations, figures, and tables should be placed appropriately within the text
  • If available, URLs for the references should be provided
  • The text should adhere to the guidelines and format of the journal
  • Withdrawal of the manuscript will be possible only before the publication; a written application to the editor is needed
6. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

Authors should disclose any personal relationships with other persons or organizations that could improperly influence their published work. For instance, potential conflicts of interest will include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. If there are no interests to declare, then please state this declaration of interest as ‘None’.

7. Changes to Authorship

Authors are expected to consider carefully the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscript. Any addition, omission, and rearrangement of author names in the authorship list should be made only before acceptance of the manuscript and only if approved by the journal Editor.

8. Corrigendum

The authors should bring into the knowledge of the editor the corrections and retraction of mistakes or errors if any identified even after publication. The corrigendum will be issued with the consent of the editor-in-chief.

9. Copyright Notice

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a 'Journal Publishing Agreement'. An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Journal Publishing Agreement' form or a link to the online version of this agreement.

10. Privacy Statement

The contents, names, and email addresses entered in this journal site are exclusively meant for the stated purposes of the journal. The information should not be made available for any other purpose.

To download the complete guidelines and instructions, authors are advised to visit the Author section on the website or click the following link: Publication Guidelines.