1. The manuscript should be written in English and the desired of contents is: Title, Author’s name, affiliation, and address; Abstract, complete in itself and not exceeding 200 words; Text, divided into sections, each with a separate heading; Acknowledgments; References; and Appendices. The standard International System of Units (SI) should be used.
  1. Illustrations (i.e., graphs, charts, drawings, sketches, and diagrams) should be submitted on separate sheets ready for direct reproduction. All illustrations should be numbered consecutively and given proper legends. A list of illustrations should be included in the manuscript. The font of the captions, legends, and other text in the illustrations should be Times New Roman. Legends should use capital letters for the first letter of the first word only and use lower case for the rest of the words. All symbols must be italicized, e.g., a, q, Qwt. Photographs should be black and white glossy prints; but good color photographs are acceptable.
  1. Each reference should be numbered sequentially and these numbers should appear in square brackets in the text, e.g. [1], [2, 3], [4]–[6]. All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of full references in the Reference section as they appear in the text (not in alphabetical order). Typical examples of references are as follows:
  • Book references should contain: name of author(s); year of publication; title; edition; location and publisher. Typical example: [2] Baker, P.R. 1978. Biogas for Cooking Stoves. London: Chapman and Hall.
  • Journal references should contains: name of author(s); year of publication; article title; journal name; volume; issue number; and page numbers. For example: Mayer, B.A.; Mitchell, J.W.; and El-Wakil, M.M. 1982. Convective heat transfer in veetrough liner concentrators. Solar Energy 28 (1): 33-40.
  • Proceedings reference example: [3] Mayer, A. and Biscaglia, S. 1989. Modelling and analysis of lead acid battery operation. Proceedings of the Ninth EC PV Solar Conference. Reiburg, Germany, 25-29 September. London: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Technical paper reference example: [4] Mead, J.V. 1992. Looking at old photographs: Investigating the teacher tales that novice teachers bring with them. Report No. NCRTL-RR-92-4. East Lansing, MI: National Center for Research on Teacher Learning. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED346082).
  • Online journal reference example: [5] Tung, F. Y.-T., and Bowen, S. W. 1998. Targeted inhibition of hepatitis B virus gene expression: A gene therapy approach. Frontiers in Bioscience [On-line serial], 3. Retrieved February 14, 2005 from http://www.bioscience.org/1998/v3/a/tung/a11-15.htm.
  1. Manuscript can be uploaded to the website or sent by email to gmsarn@ait.asia. In case of hard copy, three copies of the manuscript should be initially submitted for review. The results of the review along with the referees’ comments will be sent to the corresponding author in due course. At the time of final submission, one copy of the manuscript and illustrations (original) should be submitted with the diskette. Please look at the author guide for detail.

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Copyright Transfer Policy

As a condition of publication in the GMSARN International Journal, authors are requested to assign the copyright of their article to the Greater Mekong Subregion Academic and Research Network in consideration of such publication. Please confirm your agreement to this by completing the Copyright Transfer Form below and returning the entire form to The Editor, GMSARN International Journal, GMSARN, c/o AIT, P.O. Box 4, Khlong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand; Office Tel: (66-2) 524-6537; E- mail: gmsarn@ait.asia

All authors should sign the form, using separate copies if necessary or one author should sign the form on behalf of all authors. Should any further author(s) be added to this article while it is under consideration for the journal, the undersigned author(s) must secure the agreement of the additional author(s) to the transfer of copyright. Equally, this transfer of copyright will continue to apply if the title is changed before publication.

Anyone wishing to reprint copyright material, including illustrations, must obtain formal permission from the Regional Energy Resources Information Center and an appropriate acknowledgement must always be made. This policy forms an integral part of the Copyright Transfer Form; please do not detach this portion from the Copyright Transfer Form.


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The undersigned authors agree to the Copyright Transfer Policy and hereby:

  • assign the copyright of the above article to the Greater Mekong Subregion Academic and Research Network (GMSARN). GMSARN shall, during the legal term of copyright, have the sole and exclusive right of producing, publishing, disseminating electronically and disposing of the article throughout the world. The authors shall not grant the right to print, publish, copy, or store electronically any part of the article to any other person, firm, or company without the previous consent in writing from GMSARN.
  • agree that posting the review and/or published versions of the article or any part of this article in personal, institutional or third party websites is a violation of this copyright transfer agreement.
  • the authors shall not grant to any other person, firm, or company without consent in writing from GMSARN, the right to post copies of this article or any part of this article readily available and/or downloadable in public domains and websites.
  • indemnify GMSARN against any claims made by other parties concerning the authorship of the article or rights to publish the article.
  • warrant to GMSARN that the material shall be in no way whatever a violation of any existing copyright, that it contains nothing libellous or unlawful and that it does not infringe the rights or privacy of others.
  • confirm that the work has not been previously published elsewhere and is not currently under consideration for another publication.
  • confirm that all of the article’s authors accept responsibility for the validity of its content.

The Copyright Transfer Policy forms an integral part of this agreement.

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Date : ____________________________________________________________________________

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