Information for Authors

General Overview

RDP is an open access journals publishing platform. All journals, hosting by RDP, upholds a peer-reviewed, rapid, and rigorous manuscript handling and editorial process. RDP provides you a perfect place and fast track to publish your work under an open access license in the journals hosting by it. Our journals will provide you in the leading databases and a broad readership. Our aim is to make new research findings accessible to everyone. RDP hosts the journals which are focusing with specific subject but inclusive and diverse literature to provide the best knowledge of our researchers and readers.

Hence, RDP serves scholars from across the globe with a variety of backgrounds. The exchange of ideas among scholars from the countries across the world is the preference of the RDP. It is our understanding that diversity does not close up. therefore, RDP bridges the gap between readers and scholars to do more. RDP does not give space or place for discrimination on the basis of race, physical ability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, age, color, gender identity, sex, religion or country of origin.

Useful guidance for Authors

RDP Article Template

Article template in Microsoft Word is available on the individual journals' Instructions for authors pages, for template download visit to the corresponding journal website.

Types of Articles

There are various types of articles nevertheless RDP journals accepts research and review articles so far but other types of articles (such as communication, essay, perspective, conference report, project reports, technical note) maybe discussed with the Editor-in-Chief of Journal prior to submission. Research articles are considered original research articles which analyzed the new data comprising primary or secondary, give new insight or new findings of the scientific research. While, review article are the articles which provides comprehensive analysis of the existing literature within a field of study, find research gap and give suggestions / recommendations and provide new research ideas.

English Editing Services

Authors should check spelling check and English language before the submission the article to journal. If manuscripts required English editing prior submission or during publication process (if reviewers or editor suggested), RDP provides English editing services in this regard and integrates with Researchersview. For further detail visit website www.researchersview.com

RDP Authors Layout Style Guide

RDP does not have restriction on the length of paper; however, the authors are requested to keep their findings concise and comprehensive. The manuscript must contain all necessary information on methods applied so that the results may be reproduced. It is necessary that the manuscripts submitted to “RDP journals” should neither be published nor under consideration in any other journal. The corresponding author must declare in cover letter to the Editor that the publication of article is approved by all co-authors, if any and its publication has been approved by all related authorities.

Prior permission must be obtained to publish any data that has been published elsewhere including figures, tables and text passages etc. The RDP Journals do not hold any responsibility of claims for any compensation.

Structure and Formatting

Manuscript should be written in Microsoft word using Times New Roman style with font size 11 with single spaced, page size of document should be A4 and 2.5 cm margin on each side (top, bottom, left and right sides). Headings are defined for the articles and authors should use up to three levels of heading/subheadings but, if necessary, forth level subheading can be used (such as, 1., 2.1., 3.1.1, First heading should be bold and straight, second heading/subheading should be bold and italic and third level should be italic but not in bold while forth level can be kept straight and not bold.

Page and line numbering (with continues option) is compulsory, we suggest author should download article template or sample paper from the corresponding journal’s individual page and organize their manuscripts accordingly.

The manuscript should be divided in following sections.

Title Page

Title page is also called front matter. It includes type of article, title of article and authors information including names, corresponding institutes, corresponding author’s detail. It should be separate from the abstract and body of the article.

Title of Article

The title should be specific, relevant and contain major theme to convey the main results of the research. The authors should try to avoid the use of abbreviations in the title. Keeping readers and audience in mind, authors should write the original and creative title but should not detract from the theme of the research.

Authors and Affiliations

In order to identify who contributed to the article, full names of all authors must be provided (in order to the first name last name with capital initials) along with their institutional/organizational affiliations and email of each author. RDP recommend to authors to use their institutional email. The name of corresponding author should be designated with an asterisk (*) and full postal as well as email address must be given for corresponding regarding editorial process.


RDP journals considered an abstract not exceeding 250 words with only one paragraph. This section should briefly indicate the background and purpose, methodology, results, and conclusion without subheadings in the sequence mentioned in this sentence. Failing to following the instruction in this regard will lead to rejection without review. The use of references as well as undefined abbreviations must be avoided in this section. Abstract section should be placed on a separate page next to the title page in the same file.

The abstract is crucial section of an article which remains with the title and it is a presentation as a piece of research work in terms of summary of the article. It should give good impression and overview to readers, scholars and audience therefore authors should write this section very carefully and should focus on making it informative and comprehensive.


The authors should include 4 to 6 keywords related to the study as well common in subject discipline. Key words should not be present in main title and vice versa


The “Introduction” should highlight the importance of study in a broad context. It should contain information on previous results in the subject and must include the hypotheses being tested. The contradictory or diverging hypotheses may be included, where necessary. The current state of knowledge should be carefully built and related to recent literature in the subject area. Specific objective of study should also be included in last paragraph of introduction.


This section must include sufficient detail of the procedures followed during the study. It is necessary to provide all information for any new methods or protocols being developed, whereas brief detail of previous methods should be included with proper citation. Details about statistical analysis and statistical package should be provided.


The “Results” must be provided as separate section. A concise detail of experimental / survey results should be provided with interpretations as well as experimental conclusions that can be drawn from the findings.

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be added / insert in the text at the original place or at appropriated to the text. Tables and Figures must have captions and footnote and must be numbered consecutively in the same order in which those are cited in the text. Figures should be very clear with at least minimum 300dpi in JPG form.


The authors must discuss and interpret their results in context of previous studies. The major findings of the study must be discussed specifically with mechanistic reasoning and highlight the limitations of the work. The discussed results should lead to future directions in subject area. Results can also be discussed under different headings as well.


A brief conclusion highlighting the major findings of the study should be provided at the end of the manuscript indicating essence of work. Limitation of the work and suggested future research should also be provided in this section or in a separate section.


Name of person(s) can be mentioned in this section, who provided support and help in the research work.


All sources of funding should be mentioned in this section.

Contribution of Authors

Contribution of the research work is very important and it should be only those who really contributes and should mention very clearly.

Conflict of Interest

The authors must declare if there is any potential conflict of interest.

RDP References Citation and Style

For reference, American Psychological Association (APA) style is considered by RDP and it is recommended that author should prepare reference style by using Mendeley or EndNote software.

Reference should be cited in the text as the following,

If single author, Jarvis (1994) or (Jarvis, 1994); if single author but two citation of the same author in the same year then Jarvis (1994a,b) or (Jarvis, 1994a,b); if two author, Scott and Jaggard (1993) or (Scott and Jaggard, 1993); if more three or more authors of the article, Ferris et al. (1990) or (Ferris et al., 1990); if two or more articles cited (Ferris et al., 1990; Scott and Jaggard, 1993; Jarvis, 1994; Edmondson, 1998).

Authors should deliberate the guidelines as following while preparing reference list.

Journal Article
Rizwan, M., Ping, Q., Saboor, A., Ahmed, U. I., Zhang, D., Deyi, Z., & Teng, L. (2020). 
       Measuring rice farmers’ risk perceptions and attitude: Evidence from 
       Pakistan. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 26(7), 
       1832-1847. https://doi.org/10.1080/10807039.2019.1602753
Online Magazine Article
Gander, K. (2020, April 29). COVID-19 vaccine being developed in Australia raises 
       antibodies to neutralize virus in pre-clinical tests. Newsweek. 
Print Magazine Article
Nicholl, K. (2020, May). A royal spark. Vanity Fair, 62(5), 56–65, 100.
Online Newspaper Article
Roberts, S. (2020, April 9). Early string ties us to Neanderthals. The New York Times. 
Print Newspaper Article
Reynolds, G. (2019, April 9). Different strokes for athletic hearts. The New York Times, D4.
Authored Book
Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2018). Mindful sport performance 
	enhancement: Mental training for athletes and coaches. American Psychological 
	Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000048-000
Edited Book Chapter
Zeleke, W. A., Hughes, T. L., & Drozda, N. (2020). Home–school collaboration to promote 
	mind–body health. In C. Maykel & M. A. Bray (Eds.), Promoting mind–body 
	health in schools: Interventions for mental health professionals (pp. 11–26). 
	American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000157-002
Conference Session
Davidson, R. J. (2019, August 8–11). Well-being is a skill [Conference session]. APA 2019 
	Convention, Chicago, IL, United States. https://irp-
Dissertation from a Database
Horvath-Plyman, M. (2018). Social media and the college student journey: An 
	examination of how social media use impacts social capital and affects college 
	choice, access, and transition (Publication No. 10937367) [Doctoral dissertation, 
	New York University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.
Chandler, N. (2020, April 9). What’s the difference between Sasquatch and Bigfoot? 
	howstuffworks. https://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-
	myth/strange-creatures/sasquatch-bigfoot-difference. htm
Webpage with a Retrieval Date
Center for Systems Science and Engineering. (2020, May 6). COVID-19 dashboard by the 
	Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University 
	(JHU). Johns Hopkins University & Medicine, Coronavirus Resource Center. 
	Retrieved May 6, 2020, from https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
Submission of manuscripts to RDP Journals

Manuscript in English language can be submitted by using corresponding journal’s online system (link of RDP journals). After safe receipt, manuscripts are assigned an identity number (for instance, JIASD-22-001) for future correspondence. Review process usually take two months and final decision whatsoever is conveyed to the corresponding author. If paper is accepted editor will corresponds to corresponding authors for approval of proofs and submission of copyright form:

Files to Be Uploaded Online:
  • Cover letter: Addressing Editor in Chief of journal about originality of work and four to five highlights of research conducted and results obtained.
  • Manuscript: Main manuscript file.
  • Referee details document: Three suggested reviewers detail including name, email, correspondence institute, main research field.
  • Author Deceleration:Author declaration form can be download from the corresponding individual journal’s website.

Tips for Promotion of Papers

Congratulations on the publication of your manuscript. The promotion of your published research work is an essential part of the post-publication which upsurges the visibility, impact and citation of your research work. You can promote your published work through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others in your approach by tagging @RDP. Share link of published paper in different groups. Share link of the published article with your colleagues, friends and related to your field. Present your published research work in conferences and share link of published paper. Produce video of your article abstract which can be shared on different platforms etc.


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