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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.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Instructions for Authors

This journal publishes original research papers that have been written in an excellent English language (American or British, but not a mixture of these). It seeks comprehensive, interdisciplinary papers that will be lasting contributions to the geological field and related sciences.
1. Publication fee: The author(s) inside Iraq, the publication fee is 120,000 ID as a publication fee for an article up to 12 pages, and additionally 5,000 ID per extra page, also 30,000 ID should be paid for the plagiarism checking and additionally 10,000 ID for each re-checking. The author(s) outside Iraq, the publication fee is 125$ for an article up to 12 pages, and 5$ per extra page.
2. Submission: Submissions can be made electronically via the website: Click here.
3. The manuscript must follow the IGJ template restrictedly (Click here to download the template). For any manuscript that does not follow the IGJ templet, the Editor will reject it with a note, “The manuscript is incompatible with the IGJ template. Please rearrange it carefully and submit it again.”
4. Review Process: All articles are considered to be confidential and reviewed by two or three qualified reviewers. In both cases (reject or accept), the author will be notified. In a case of acceptance, an acceptance letter along with a PDF version of the accepted articles will be posted online to the corresponding author as soon as possible.
5. Contact Information:
   a. Iraqi Geological Association, Al-Mansour district, Al-Naqabat street, Baghdad, Iraq.
   b. Secretary; e-mail: info@igj-iraq.org ; iraqi_geologicaljournal@yahoo.com
   c. Phone: +964 790 547 7409
   d. Website of IGJ: http://igj-iraq.org
   e. Website of UIG: https://geounioniq.org/

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