Instructions for Authors
Please know that we updated instruction for authors in 03/05/2021 and all the contributors need to follow the new instructions.
Instructions for Authors
Submission of an Article
To reduce delays, authors should adhere to the level, length, and format of the journal at every stage of processing right from manuscript submission to each review stage. Editable word files are required to typeset your article for final publication. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.
- Our online submission system guides you stepwise through the process of entering your article details and uploading your files. Please submit your article via the submission panel.
For queries with your submission, please contact the team via email:
Departement of Biology, Universty of El-Oued, Algeria
Contribution of Author
Credit of the authorship should be based on
Consequential inputs to the concept and design, procurement of data or analysis, and interpretation of data.
Preparing the article or revising it critically for an important matter.
Final confirmation of the adaptation to be published. These all three conditions must be met by authors. Participation solely in the acquisition of funding or data or general supervision of the research group does not constitute authorship.
The author must include a proclamation mentioning each author's contribution. Please assure that this is discussed with your co-authors and compliance is reached before manuscript submission. Post-acceptance changes to the author list will not be permitted. The contribution statement is not included in the maximum word count.
- Letter to the Editor
- Original article
- Review article
- Case report
Letter to the Editor
A letter to the Editor is a brief report that is within the journal's scope and of particular interest to the community, but not suitable as a standard research article. It does not follow a format such as abstract, subheads, or acknowledgments. It is more feedback or the opinion of the reader on a particular article published and should reach the editor within 6 months of article publication. Letters should have a maximum of 1,500 words.
The research Articles report on primary research. They must describe significant and original observations. Consideration for publication is based on the article’s originality, novelty, and scientific soundness, and the appropriateness of its analysis. Research articles should follow all the criteria mentioned in the preparation of the manuscript section and have a maximum of 5,000 words (excluding references), a maximum of 50 references (70% of the references should be within the last 5 years), and 7 tables/figures together. Please use the journals-ready Template for preparing your article.
Review Articles are considered reviews of research or summary articles. They are state-of-the-art papers covering a current topic by experts in the field. They should give evidence and provide answers to a well-defined aspect or question in a particular area. Introduction generally delivers the issue forward to the readers followed by analytical discussion with the help of imperative tables, graphs, pictures, and illustrations wherever necessary. It compiles the topic with a conclusion. All the statements or observations in the review articles must be based on necessary citations, providing complete reference at the end of the article. Review articles should have a maximum of 7,000 words, (excluding references), Maximum of 100 references (70% of the references should be within the last 5 years). Please use the journals-ready Template for preparing your review article. Abstract, keywords, introduction, conclusion headers are necessary.
- Case studies are accepted to add further information related to the investigative research that advances in the field of this Journal.
- It should add value to the main content/article submitted, by providing key acumens about the core area.
- Cases reports follow original articles format with the headers of the Cases and Methods Section, a discussion section that analyzes the case, and a Conclusion section that epitomizes the entire case.
- The case report should have a maximum of 3,000 words (excluding references), 50 references (70% of the references should be within the last 5 years), and 7 tables/figures together.
Policy of Screening for Plagiarism
All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection softaware to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.
We use a double-blind peer-review system where both the referee and author remain anonymous throughout the process. We aim to provide authors with timely and constructive feedback regarding their submitted manuscripts.