About the Journal
Focus and Scope
The target audience is peer undergraduate students. Thus, writing should be understood by scientifically-educated laypersons.
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Agricultural Education Program
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Human and Community Development
Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Types of article
Choose one of the following:
___ Full Report
Choose this option if the research work has not been published in another peer-reviewed journal and there is no plan to do so in the future.
___ Abstract Only
Choose this option if whole or part of the research work has been published in another peer-reviewed journal, or if there is a plan to do so in the future and publishing an abstract does not jeopardize future publication.
___ Working Paper
Choose this option to submit preliminary versions of research intended for future peer-review publication. Working papers are aimed at generating discussion and feedback to the authors for improvement.
___ Review Paper/Literature Review
Choose this option if you are submitting a literature review/review paper. A literature review or review paper is a written summary of the critical points of current knowledge of a particular topic including substantive findings, as well as theoretical and methodological contributions.
Peer Review Process
Approval by advisor
Approval by your research advisor is required for submitting your manuscript. Request your advisor to submit your manuscript to the i-ACES Editorial Office as an e-mail attachment that confirms the approval of publishing the manuscript online and absence of a conflict in copyrights. A submitted manuscript should be in Microsoft Word format only.
The editorial staff will check the format and clarity of the writing, and will request any necessary revisions. Upon satisfactory revisions, a manuscript will be accepted.
If you are a student who would like to publish in the journal, please use the following Manuscript Guidelines to format your manuscript.
The Review Guidelines will also assist you in understanding what reviewers will focus on when reviewing the manuscript. For more information, please contact the Editor-in-Chief.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
ACES Academic Programs
Sources of Support
Funds provided by the ACES Teaching Academy of Excellence