Interested in submitting to JCER? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for JCER's focus, scope and section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting, or if already registered can simply log in and begin the process.

The personal data you enter to create your account will only be used for the stated purpose of the journal (see our full privacy policy here).

All contributions are accepted on the understanding that they are the original work of the author(s) and will be checked on the iThenticate plagiarism detection software.

The editorial team of JCER reserve the right to edit contributions, for both content and style. You must be registered as an Author before you can submit an article to JCER. If you are already registered as a Reader, but not as an Author, you need to login and upgrade your status by selecting the Author check-box. Once you have completed this step and are logged in, a New Submission link becomes visible on the User Home page.

If you have any problems with registration please contact us.

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. All submissions will checked on the iThenticate plagiarism detection software.
  • The file format is Word or PDF.
  • Your manuscript is anonymised.
  • Your manuscript is single spaced, in reasonable sized font and the pages have been numbered.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • In particular, you have thoroughly checked that you have completed the references in the correct manner.
  • You have respected the word limits (see what does JCER publish).
  • You have placed tables and figures at the end of your submission, with an indication in the text of where they should appear.
  • Please ensure all information for any co-authors is also uploaded to the metadata. This will assist in ensuring the rigour of the review process and expedite the final stages of publication.
  • This is your own original work.