Guide for Authors

Guidelines for authors on how to write and structure an article

Please read and follow these recommendations carefully, the Editor-in-chef has the right to return manus- cripts that are not prepared in accordance with these recommendations.

Preparation of manuscript

Authors are encouraged to use journal template when preparing their manuscript. This will speed up the publication process. The journal of Materials end Biomaterials Science and applied sciences receives and publishes articles, notes, or short communications dealing with issues of Materials end Biomaterials Science which the results of studies may interest all researchers. Manuscripts must be submitted with the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis) and are not currently under consideration by another journal.

The journal of Materials end Biomaterials Science accepts only electronic submissions sent via the Open Journal Systems (OJS). Manuscripts must be in a form of a single Word file. Authors are recommended to consult the back issues of the journal for the form and style of published articles.

Publication Language

The language of publication of articles is English. Please write your text in good English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these).

Submission of manuscripts

The journal encourages communication via OJS (Open Journal System). This option speeds up the process of articles submitted. The texts are sent in Word.

General Format

The articles will be submitted as one electronic file, font: Times New Roman,12, line spacing 1.5 on the entire manuscript, including abstracts, keywords, references, tables and the legends of tables and figures. Margins of 2.5 cm left, right, top and bottom will be respected. All paragraphs of the document should be justified left and right. No tabulation will be used in paragraphs. Avoid presentation work, it complicates the task.

Formatting of manuscript

In their submission to peer review, articles will be structured as follows: (1) title, (2) a summary in English (followed by keywords in English) (3) text, (4) Acknowledgements (if any) (5) bibliography.

Title

The title of the publication must be written in English language and submitted in upper case, centered, interline 1.5 in bold. Double space and then write the full names of the authors. Double space and then write their complete addresses. The name of the correspondent author will be marked with «*» give his/her e-mail, telephone and fax number. Live double space before the abstract.

Abstract

A self-contained abstract of 100 to 200 words, outlining in a single paragraph the aims, scope and conclusions of the paper must be supplied.

Keywords

The summary will be followed by three to six keywords that express the essentials of the article. The keywords should not contain words of the title. The keywords should be separated by semicolons.

Text

The text will be divided into: «introduction», «equipment and methods», «results», «discussion», «references» and «acknowledgment». The text does not contain line breaks between paragraphs.

Tables, figures, maps and photos

Tables and graphs should be inserted in the text. The maps and photographs must be submitted in jpg or gif format. The editorial board of the journal reserves the right to make editorial changes he deems necessary in any article accepted for publication,stylistic corrections or clarifications. Authors will be consulted in cases of profound changes.

Equations and Symbols

Special characters (e.g, Greek and symbols) should be inserted using the symbols palette available in MS- Word. Complex equations should be entered using Math -Type or an equation editor. Number consecutively any equations that have to be displayed separately from the text.

References

All references cited in the text should appear in this section. The references cited in the text should be indicated by a number in brackets. In the bibliography, the references are sorted in ascending order, according to the examples below.

Journal Article: The Author’s surname followed by first name initials, name of Journal (in standard abbreviation), year of publication of the article, volume, first and last page of the article.

Ex : [2] Arshad N, Bhatti M H, Farooqi S I, Saleem S, Mirza B. Synthesis, photochemical and electroche- mical studies on triphenyltin(IV) derivative of (Z)-4-(4-cyanophenylamino)-4-oxobut-2-enoic acid for its binding with DNA: Biological interpretation. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2016, 9, (3), 451-462.http:// dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2014.08.018

Books:The Author’s surname followed by first name initials, full title of the book in the original language, publisher, place of publication, year of publication, the pages of the quotation.

Ex : [1] Timberlake C. F. Anthocyanins in fruit and vegetables. In J. Friend, & M. J. C. Rhodes (Eds.), Recent advances in the biochemistry of fruit and vegetables. New York: Academic Press, 1981, pp. 221–247.

Fees and charges

There are no charges or fees for publication in Journal of Materials and Biomaterials Sciences. The copyrights of all papers published in this journal are retained by the respective authors as per the ‘Creative Commons Attribution License

Every manuscript submitted for publication in journal of Materials end Biomaterial sciences will be checked for plagiarism, if low plagiarism is detected, the corresponding author will be alerted and asked to either rewrite the text or quote the text exactly and to cite the original source. If at least 25% of the original submission is plagiarized, the article will be rejected.