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Call for Papers
July 17, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Demographic History / Studies, Educational Technology, Public Health, Public Policy

Call for Papers for September 2021 ISSUE

About the Journal

CACTUS: A Multidisciplinary Online Journal is a publication of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi Chapter, Nigeria. Since October 2012, the journal has been published annually in print version. However, from July 2020 the initiative to birth the online version of Cactus was conceived. The maiden online issue was launched on 31st May, 2021 on https://plapoly. and has an ISSN.

Cactus Online Journal is therefore an international scholarly peer reviewed online journal that is published quarterly and is open access, implying that articles will be free to access online immediately on publication.

Submissions for September 2021 Issue:e:

Cactus Online Journal hereby invites the submission of original unpublished research papers in all disciplines such as natural sciences, engineering/technology, education, environmental sciences, social sciences/humanities, law, agricultural and biotechnology sciences, medical and laboratory sciences e.t.c.

Manuscripts should be type-written in English Language (British spellings) on A-4 size paper with 12 font size of Times New Roman, not more than 6,000 words and doubled-spaced including referencing. Reviews, technical notes and commentaries of not more than 1,500 words are also accepted. Cactus Online accepts the use of the 7th Edition of American Psychological Association (APA), 16th Edition of the Chicago Manual or MLA 8th Edition of citation/referencing styles.

Send your manuscript to:

Publication fee: Since Cactus is self-funded and not supported, manuscripts received attract an un-refundable sum of four thousand naira (N4, 000.00) or US$15 (for international contributors) only as handling fee while papers accepted for publication will attract a publication fee of eight thousand naira (N8, 000.00) or US$25 (for international contributors) only.

All payments should be made into Access Bank account number: 0014682026 with account name: (Hannatu Lucius Datukun) and evidence of payment forwarded to the journal’s email along with the manuscript.

Inquiries should be forwarded to:; 08035865166 or 08039710676

Manuscript Structure/Format:

The manuscript should be arranged as follows: Title page (including author’s name/institutional affiliation)

Abstract (not more than 250 words), Key-words (five words only), Introduction, Materials and methods,

Results, Discussion and References/Citations.

Deadline: All manuscripts should be submitted on or before 9th August, 2021, though will subsequently be received on a rolling basis for consideration at each quarter of publication.

Expected date of publication: Second week of September 2021.

Contact Info: 

C/O Dakyen, M. Makmis

ASUP Plapoly, Barkin Ladi

Plateau State, Nigeria