Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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 11-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.
The content of the IMSTS Journal is copyrighted in accordance with the Copyright Ordinance 1962 of Pakistan. If it is not stated otherwise, it is possible to view, print and copy the contents of these pages, but exclusively for non-profit and research purposes.
It is not permitted to take away any copyright-related information included in the materials that one print or downloads. The papers in the IMSTS Journal can only be used under the condition of correct citation.
Moreover, submission of the paper to IMSTS means an agreement of the author(s) to obey and follow Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement defined by the journal administration.
Who Are We?
IMSTS Journal is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal on mystical, spiritual and theological studies published by the RMR Publishers; an exclusive part of the Rehmat and Maryam Researches (an academic research-oriented non-profit based company registered by the SECP).
What Personal Data Do We Collect?
Personal Information about Authors
All digital publications of the IMSTS Journal contain personal information about the authors of individual articles, specifically their names, institutions they are affiliated to, email contacts, and photographs. By submitting their manuscripts, the authors give their agreement to the IMSTS Journal publisher to publicly release their personal data.
Who Do We Share Your Data with?
We do not share your data with any third-party service. However, the content of IMSTS Journal’s digital publications is shared with external citation databases for indexation purposes. It is also shared with libraries or other archives
In all these cases, IMSTS Journal only administrates your data.
How Long Do We Retain Your Data?
If you are signed up for the IMSTS Journal Newsletter, your email address and its metadata are retained until you unsubscribe from our mailing list. For users registered on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that kind of information.
What Rights Do You Have Over Your Data?
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.