Author Guidelines for Review Article and Short Communication Article

Before even beginning your manuscript, it's crucial to understand what Convergence Chronicles stands for. The journal aims to illuminate intersections where different fields of study meet, revealing unexpected synergies and innovative solutions.

Author Guidelines for Research Articles

Step 1: Understanding the Journal's Mission and Scope

  • Read the Journal's Mission and Vision: Ensure your research aligns with the journal's focus on multidisciplinary synergy and innovation.
  • Check the Content and Scope: Confirm that your topic fits within the broad array of disciplines covered by the journal.

Step 2: Preparing Your Manuscript

  • Choose Your Topic: Ensure your research topic demonstrates the power of multidisciplinary approaches and fits within the journal’s thematic scope.
  • Conduct Thorough Research: Compile and analyze data from various disciplines to support your findings.
  • Write Your Manuscript:
    • Abstract: Summarize the main findings and the multidisciplinary approach used.
    • Introduction: Explain the background and the interdisciplinary significance of your research.
    • Methodology: Detail your research methods, emphasizing the multidisciplinary techniques.
    • Results and Discussion: Present your findings and discuss their implications across the disciplines involved.
    • Conclusion: Highlight the contribution of your research to multiple fields and potential future research directions.

Step 3: Adhering to Submission Standards

  • Formatting: Ensure your manuscript meets the journal's formatting requirements, including font, spacing, and citation style.
  • Peer-Review Readiness: Prepare for a rigorous review process by ensuring clarity, coherence, and a strong multidisciplinary focus.
  • Ethical Compliance: Confirm that your research complies with ethical standards, including proper acknowledgments and declarations.

Step 4: Writing Features and Highlights (if applicable)

  • Case Studies of Collaboration: If your work includes a case study, describe the collaborative process and the multidisciplinary impact.
  • Emerging Trends: If focusing on trends, provide a robust analysis of how these trends are shaping multiple disciplines.
  • Innovation Profiles: If profiling an innovation, highlight the multidisciplinary team and the cross-disciplinary impact of the work.

Step 5: Submission Process

  • Create an Account: Register on the journal's submission platform.
  • Submit Manuscript: Upload your manuscript along with any supplementary materials and fill in the required metadata.
  • Cover Letter: Include a cover letter explaining why your work is a good fit for the journal's multidisciplinary focus.

Step 6: Post-Submission

  • Track Your Submission: Use the journal's system to monitor the status of your submission.
  • Respond to Reviews: Be prepared to make revisions based on peer-review feedback.

Step 7: Engaging with the Community (Post-Publication)

  • Participate in Discussions: Engage with readers and other researchers through the journal's online platform.
  • Attend Events: Consider attending symposiums, webinars, and workshops to network and discuss your work.

Step 8: Continuing the Journey

  • Stay Informed: Keep up with the latest trends and calls for papers from Convergence Chronicles.
  • Foster Collaborations: Use the journal's network to find collaborators for future interdisciplinary research.


Author Guidelines for Review Articles

Step 1: Understanding the Purpose

  • Grasp the Objective: Review articles provide a comprehensive summary of research on a certain topic, and they often identify gaps and provide insights or future research directions. Understand that your goal is to inform about the latest developments and synthesize existing research in a way that offers new perspectives or frameworks.

Step 2: Topic Selection and Research

  • Choose a Relevant Topic: Ensure the topic is pertinent to the multidisciplinary scope of Convergence Chronicles and has enough breadth for a comprehensive review.
  • Conduct Extensive Literature Search: Cover a wide range of sources to ensure the review is thorough and up-to-date. This includes academic journals, books, and credible online sources.

Step 3: Structuring the Review

  • Introduction: Clearly define the topic and its importance, and describe the scope and the aim of your review.
  • Body: Organize the review into sections that logically present themes or trends. Discuss the findings of previous research, and provide your critical analysis and synthesis.
  • Conclusion: Summarize the main points, highlight the current state of research, and suggest areas for future work.

Step 4: Maintaining Quality and Integrity

  • Be Objective and Balanced: Present a fair analysis of the research, including strengths and limitations.
  • Cite Sources Appropriately: Ensure all sources are properly credited to maintain integrity and avoid plagiarism.

Step 5: Submission and Post-Submission

  • Follow the same submission process as outlined for original research articles, including adherence to formatting guidelines and ethical standards.
  • Be prepared for the peer-review process and respond to feedback constructively.


Author Guidelines for Short Communications Articles

Step 1: Understanding the Format

  • Know the Format: Short communications are brief reports of original research, usually focusing on the results of a study or a small, focused piece of research. They should be concise yet complete, presenting significant, novel findings that are of interest to the multidisciplinary readership of Convergence Chronicles.

Step 2: Content Preparation

  • Focus on the Core Message: Clearly and concisely convey the main findings and their implications. There's limited space, so every word must count.
  • Introduction: Briefly set the context and state the purpose of the study.
  • Methods: Summarize the methods used to obtain results. Be succinct but provide enough detail for replication.
  • Results: Present the findings in a clear, logical manner. Use figures and tables effectively to convey data.
  • Discussion: Discuss the implications of the findings, their limitations, and potential for future research.

Step 3: Adhering to Guidelines

  • Follow Specific Instructions: Adhere to the journal's word limit and formatting guidelines specific to short communications.
  • Abstract: Write a brief abstract that encapsulates the main findings and significance of the work.

Step 4: Submission Process

  • Cover Letter: Explain why your study is important and why it's a good fit for the journal's multidisciplinary audience.
  • Follow the general submission guidelines provided by the journal, including any specific requirements for short communications.

Step 5: Post-Submission

  • Peer Review: Be ready for a faster review process, as short communications are often expedited to quickly share new findings.
  • Revisions: Promptly address any comments or suggestions from reviewers to ensure a swift publication process.

Remember, the key to a successful submission is ensuring that your work genuinely reflects the multidisciplinary ethos of the Convergence Chronicles. Good luck with your submission!

Reference Accepted in Convergence Chronicles


APA Style was created by the American Psychological Association and was originally used in psychology and the social sciences. Today many other disciplines also use it. APA’s citation style uses an author-date system of the parenthetical citation.

APA Style citation example (book)

APA in-text citation

The book uses success stories from the authors’ own lived experiences to make the case for a creative revolution in the business world (Stewart & Simmons, 2010, p. 22).

APA reference list entry

Stewart, D., & Simmons, M. (2010). The business playground: Where creativity and commerce collide. New Riders Press.

Note: This example follows the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual, released in October 2019. An example from the 6th edition is shown below. Check your university’s guidelines to see which edition you should adhere to.

6th ed. APA Style citation example (book)

APA in-text citation

The book uses success stories from the authors’ own lived experiences to make the case for a creative revolution in the business world (Stewart & Simmons, 2010, p. 22).

Order of Presenting Various Components of a Paper

Follow this order: Title, abstract, keywords/descriptors, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgement and references.


Headings and subheadings should be in bold print and numbered as follows: Level 1-BOLD UPPER CASE; Level 2- Bold Lower Case; Level 3- Bold Lower Case Italics etc. Do NOT format.


Footnotes must be as brief as possible and appear on the same page as the reference. These should be minimally used and numbered consecutively in the text.


Endnotes are now accepted.

Withdrawal Policy

Few of the authors request withdrawal of the manuscript from the publication process after submission or after publication. In some instances, the request for withdrawal is made when the manuscript is only a few days to publication in the journal. This may be a waste by the editors, reviewers and the editorial staff.

All authors including corresponding and co-authors should confirm the number of authors, authorship, approval and integrity of the manuscript before submission. In case of any differences of opinion, address the concerns of all the authors before submitting the manuscript for publication. Authors should follow the details of the publication ethics of CONVERGENCE CHRONICLES.

A manuscript can be appropriately withdrawn from any previous publisher (if submitted). It is unacceptable to withdraw a manuscript from a journal because it is being accepted by another journal. Before submitting, the manuscript authors should carefully check the facts and data presented in the manuscripts are accurate and error-free. All authors need to agree for publishing the articles in a specific journal before submission.

Manuscript Withdrawal Charges

The author (s) are allowed to withdraw the manuscript without paying any withdrawal penalty, if the author (s) request a withdrawal of the manuscript, within 48 hours of submission. If the author (s) request a withdrawal of manuscript, after the peer review process or in the production stage (Early Release or Ahead of publishing) or published online; then authors need to pay a withdrawal penalty. CONVERGENCE CHRONICLES Journal Editorial Office will provide the corresponding author with a formal letter of Manuscript Withdrawal. Withdrawal of manuscripts is only allowed after the withdrawal penalty has been fully paid to the CONVERGENCE CHRONICLES Editorial Office. As per the policy, we declare that the withdrawal charges are applicable in case of withdrawal.


As publisher of the CONVERGENCE CHRONICLES, the Scholar Indexing Society shall be the copyright owner of the journal.


The CONVERGENCE CHRONICLES will not bear responsibility for any anomalies on the part of authors and/or inaccuracies in published works.


Normally NOT required.

Plagiarism Policy

To maintain originality and avoid plagiarism by the research scholar. To avoid conditions of double plagiarism, self-plagiarism or at least publication units. To acknowledge the sources with full authenticity. The copyright form submitted should contain the signed consent of each author in the manuscript.

Ethical Responsibilities

To maintain originality and avoid plagiarism by the research scholar. To avoid submission of self-plagiarism, double plagiarism or at least publication units. To acknowledge the sources with full authenticity. The copyright form submitted should contain the signed consent of each author in the manuscript. It is essential that author(s) obtain permission to reproduce any published material, figures, schemes, tables or any extract of a text which does not fall into the public domain, or for which they do not hold the copyright.

Permission is required for:

Your own works were published by other publishers and for which you did not retain copyright. Substantial extracts from any other work or series of work. Use of Tables, Graphs, Charts, Schemes and artworks if they are unaltered or slightly modified. Photographs for which you do not hold the copyright.

Permission is not required for:

Reconstruction of your own table with data already published elsewhere. Please notice that in this case, you must cite the source of the data in the form of either “Data from… “Or “Adapted from….”. Reasonably short quotes are considered fair use and therefore do not require permission. Graphs, Charts, Schemes and Artworks that are completely redrawn and significantly changed beyond recognition do not require permission.


Libel and defamation are both unscholarly and illegal. Be very careful when dealing with articles that criticize other individuals or groups. Libel cannot be automatically detected. Reviewers, who read the manuscript in full, are best placed to discover possible libel. Ensure they know to raise any potential libel. The author should be encouraged to remove the statement or rephrase his/her remarks as opinions. Legal definitions and penalties for libel vary between territories. If you are in any doubt about whether an article is libellous, contact your publisher or legal representation.


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.