Academic Journal BeytNahrin Mesopotamian Academy of Arts and Sciences (BEN-MAAS)

Academic Journal BeytNahrin Mesopotamian Academy of Arts and Sciences (BEN-MAAS) is issued every six months by the Academy in English Articles

Article acceptance requirements

The criteria for an article to be accepted for publication include:

The article should be original writing that enhances the existing body of knowledge in the given subject area. Original review articles and surveys are acceptable, even if new data/concepts are not presented.
Results reported have not been submitted or published elsewhere (although expanded versions of conference publications are eligible for submission).
Experiments, statistics, and other analyses are performed to a high technical standard and are described in sufficient detail.
Conclusions are presented in an appropriate fashion and are supported by the data.
The article is presented in an intelligible fashion and is written in Standard English.
Appropriate references to related prior published works must be included.
The article falls within scope of BEN-MAAS Access. To help you decide, you should consider if the article topic falls within the umbrella of BEN - MAAS topics of interest.

Submission checklist

Manuscript as a PDF in double column, single-spaced format using one of the required IEEE Access article templates listed below.

Author lists should be carefully considered before submission. For more information on what constitutes an author, please click here. (Changes to author list post acceptance are not allowed.)
Corresponding authors are required to have an ORCID ID associated with their account in Scholar One Manuscripts.  For more information on ORCID, click here.

Short biographies are required for ALL authors.  As per the required templates, biographies of all authors should be added to the article below the references.
All authors should be listed on both the manuscript PDF as well as on the author list within Scholar One Manuscripts.

The article should be thoroughly reviewed for proper grammar before being submitted.  Articles with poor grammar will be immediately rejected.
All research works should be carefully referenced.  More information to avoid plagiarism is listed below.

The article should not be submitted elsewhere at the same time.  More information about duplicate submission is listed below.

Supplemental material (if any)
Manuscript keywords (minimum of 3 and maximum of 10)
You will be required to select a manuscript type upon submission.  A list and description of manuscript types are listed below.  If you are unsure, please leave it as “Regular” manuscript.
Opposed reviewers (if any)
Video (if any, maximum file size is 100MB)

If the article was previously rejected after peer review with encouragement to update and resubmit, then a complete “list of updates” must be included in a separate document. The list of updates should have the following regarding each comment: 

1) Reviewers’ concerns,
2) Authors’ response to the concerns,
3) Actual changes implemented.

BEN-MAAS Access does not have a page limit, however, we strongly recommend keeping the page count under 50 pages for ease of readability.  Longer articles may result in longer peer review times.  Additional content can be added as supplementary material. Please send your article to the Secretariat.

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