Submitting a Manuscript
Submitted material includes:
- Cover letter
The cover letter should explain why your manuscript is perfect for IJSA and why it will be of interest to the Journal’s readers.
A manuscript prepared according to the requirements (a single file that contains text with embedded figures/tables, references); to verify originality, your article may be checked by the originality detection service Crossref Similarity Check.
- Blinded manuscript (no author details)
The main body of the manuscript (including the tables, figures, references, and any acknowledgements) should not include any identifying information, such as the authors’ names or affiliations.
- Author Agreement Form
A signed form that states the study was not previously published, nor has been submitted simultaneously for consideration of publication elsewhere, that states that all of the authors are in agreement with submission of the manuscript to IJSA, and that, for studies that use animal or human individuals, authors must include information regarding their institution’s ethics committee, and which identifies the official approval number (Author Agreement Form);
- Conflict of Interest Declaration
A signed declaration that there is no conflict of interest (Conflict of Interest Declaration);
- Figures and/or Tables
All figures and/or tables are submitted as separate files in the jpg format.
Name the files according to the last name (surname) of the first author. Authors submitting revised versions of the manuscript can use the identification number of their manuscript as provided by the Journal Office.
First Author Surname_Cover_letter.doc
First Author Surname_Text.doc – (main manuscript file with author details)
Blinded_Manuscript.doc – (no author details)
First Author Surname_Agreement.PDF – (Author Agreement Form)
First Author Surname_Declaration.PDF – (Conflict of Interest Declaration)
First Author Surname_Figure_1.jpg – (Figure 1)