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Author Guidelines

If you don't see 'New Submission' link in your panel (user Home) after login, then you need to update your profile (select Author option). See detailed instructions at http://pubs.iscience.in/authors/manuscript-article-submission/ (link opens in new window/tab)

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The Authors need to submit a single file containing all the details as described below. The supplementary data files should be submitted as a separate file. Authors are advised to prepare their manuscript according to journal article template provided below.

Cover letter

Authors should supply a cover letter indicating rational of their work. Cover letter should also have details of at least three reviewers (with email). Cover letter should be provided on the first step of submission in "Comments for Editor' box.

Manuscript

Manuscript should include Title, Author (s), Affiliation (complete name of institutions), Abstract, 5 Keywords, (other sections like Introduction, Results and discussion, conclusion, experimental procedures in the main body text of manuscript could be used for full paper article), acknowledgment and references in the listed order. Short communications need not to be arranged in different sections. References should be formatted as shown for articles,1 theses,2 books,3,4 and patents,5

1. R. Ping, M. Laura, P.S. Mario. Title of the journal article should be included here. Int. Lett.Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 4439–4449.

2. B.K. Sharma. Ph.D. Dissertation, Thesis Title, Cornell University, 1995.

3. R. Hussain, D. Shinkoi. Title of book like Synthesis and application of ionic liquid, John Wiley & Sons: New York, 2010.

4. R.S. Buchanod, D.K. Reddy. In Selective Organic Transformations; T.R. Thyagarajan, Ed.; Integrated science: New York, 2002; Vol. 2, pp 1–95.

5. G.L. Loyale, U.S. Patent 5 934 456, 1998; Chem. Abstr. 1998, 65, 2870.


EndNote program style file can be downloaded from this link Endnote style file (right click and save as.. and copy the file to Endnote style folder or open in EndNote)

On acceptance of manuscript, authors must need to supply their manuscript in Article template (if they have not already submitted in template).

Submission

Authors need to submit all manuscripts through journal website. Register by following link 'Register' above (make sure to mark checked the options Author and reviewer while registering for journal). On login, you will find 'new submission' link in your panel page.

Templates

On acceptance of manuscript, Authors are required to submit revised manuscript in journal articles template (If authors wish, they are free to submit their manuscript in journal article template while submitting first time).

JDS_Word2007-2010_template

JDS_Word97-2003_template


download the template (as per the MS Word version that you have on your computer), double click the file to open and then prepare your article and save it with your own name.

Login and submit the manuscript online (submission by email are not accepted). Only online submissions are accepted now.

On acceptance of manuscript, Authors need to send 'Copyright Transfer form' (signed by all authors).

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The manuscript has been prepared according the 'Guidlines for Authors' and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. The text has been written afresh for the contents and no part of manuscript (text, figures) has been taken from any other source. (ISP takes plagiarism seriously and any manuscript violating the scientific ethics would be rejected immediately along with further ban on future submission by aurthors).
  7. A cover letter having name of at least three reviewers is provided (in 'Comments to Editor' box at first step of submission/below).
 

Copyright Notice

The published articles are with Creative Commons licence 4, with free distribution and indexing provided the source is properly cited.

 

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