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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • Submissions should be in 12-point Times New Roman, left aligned, double-spaced, titled, and have numbered pages. Tables of data should be sent as Excel spreadsheets. Images (graphics, pictures, figures, equations, etc.) should be sent as .jpg or .tif files.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Articles have ethics approval where required.

Author Guidelines

Articles should be submitted in as an electronic file in as a Word Document or a Rich Text Document. Adobe PDFs are not accepted.

Submissions should be in 12-point Times New Roman, left aligned, double-spaced, titled, and have numbered pages. Tables of data should be sent as Excel spreadsheets. Images (graphics, pictures, figures, equations, etc.) should be sent as .jpg or .tif files.

Submissions should not be more than 8,000 words, and may include references, endnotes, biographical statements, and tables.

Authors are encouraged to use a clear, accessible style, free from specialized jargon in order to reach the widest possible readership.

The first page should include: the author’s name, the article title, an abstract of not more than 300 words, a brief biographical note.

Please ensure that permission has been received if you plan to reproduce materials that are subject to copyright laws.

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Citation Style

Footnotes should be limited to content notes and appear in the footer of the appropriate page. All references should conform to APA parenthetical citation (see, e.g., here) and APA referencing style (see, e.g., here). A list of references should accompany the manuscript, showing only those works actually cited in the paper.

Submissions

Papers to be considered for publication should be sent to:

The Chief Editor,
Nokoko: Journal of Pan-African Wisdom
Institute of African Studies
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K2A 0W4
Canada

Email: nokoko@carleton.ca with Subject heading saying “Submission to Nokoko”

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