sasjm Authors instruction

INSTRUCTION TO AUTHORS

Preparation of Manuscript

The manuscripts are accepted in English language only.

Page format: The manuscripts should be prepared as Microsoft-word documents in Times New Roman (font size 12) on A4 size leaving the margins of 1 inch on all four sides in single column. The line spacing should be single-spaced including references and tables. There is no page limit.

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Title page and authorship: It should contain the following information:

  • Paper title: should be concise and informative
  • Author name(s): Full name of each authors or Surname Initial (Maximum upto 6 authors in one manuscript)
  • Affiliation(s) and institutional address(s) with postal code
  • Phone number and e-mail address of the corresponding author

Articles should be arranged using the following headings; Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Experimental section, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (optional) and References.

Abstract:  It should not exceed 250 words in a single paragraph and not required sub-headings and should be a brief summary of the work carried out including the objectives of the study, the techniques used and what was accomplished in a concise manner.

Keywords: It should contain up to 6-10 key terms related to the work separated by commas.

Introduction: It should represent the background significance, brief survey of the previous works, purpose, scope and novelty of the research work and should not have subheadings.

Experimental Section/Material and Methods: Sufficient information in detail regarding the materials and the methods used to carry out the research works (analytical, statistical and experimental procedures) should be mentioned to enable the others to repeat the authors work. Source of chemicals and drugs, animals used, ethical committee permission should be mentioned.

Results and Discussion: It should contain summary of the research, results, interpretations, speculations and assessment of future research or prospects.

Conclusion: It should include outcome of the work, important findings and your view(s).

Acknowledgements (if any): It should have the brief information regarding any research grant support or the assistance of colleagues or institutions.

REVIEW ARTICLE

Title page and authorship: It should contain the following information:

  • Paper title: should be concise and informative
  • Author name(s): Full name of each authors/Surname Initial (Maximum upto 5 authors in one manuscript)
  • Affiliation(s) and institutional address(s) with postal code
  • Phone number and e-mail address of the corresponding author

It is expected that these articles would be written by the individuals who have done substantial work on the subject reviewed or are considered experts in the respective field.

The manuscript should have an Abstract (250 words) possessing an accurate summary of the work reviewed. The section headings would depend upon the topic considered.

SHORT COMMUNICATION / CASE REPORT

Title page and authorship: It should contain the following information:

  • Paper title: should be concise and informative
  • Author name(s): Full name of each authors/Surname Initial (Maximum upto 6 authors in one manuscript)
  • Affiliation(s) and institutional address(s) with postal code.
  • Phone number and e-mail address of the corresponding author

The articles which are not in length as full article can be submitted as short communications. New and interesting facts can be reported. These could be of up to 1500 words excluding abstract and references.

Case report should be arranged using the following headings; Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (optional) and References.

Abstract:  It should not exceed 250 words in a single paragraph and not required sub-headings and should be a brief summary of the work carried out including the objectives of the study, the techniques used and what was accomplished in a concise manner.

 Keywords: It should contain up to 6 key terms related to the work separated by commas.

 Introduction: It should represent the background significance, brief survey of the previous works, purpose, scope and novelty of the research work and should not have subheadings.

Case Report: Sufficient informations in detail regarding the patients and the methods used to carry out the works should be mentioned to enable the others to repeat the authors work. Study area, ethical committee permission should be mentioned.

Discussion: It should contain summary of the case, results, interpretations, speculations and assessment of future research or prospects.

Conclusion: It should include outcome of the work, important findings and your view(s).

Acknowledgements (if any): It should have the brief information regarding any research grant support or the assistance of colleagues or institutions.

References

The references should be presented in square bracket in e.g., [1] in the text. They should be arranged at the end of the manuscript in order of their appearance the text. The references to the journal articles, books, thesis, web-links etc should be arranged as in the following manner:

For Journal

Authors Surname Initial; Article Title. Journal name, Year of Publication; Volume (Issue): Page No.

 Example: Ochel HJ, Gademann G, Rocken C, Wordehoff H; Effects of imatinib mesylate on adenoid cystic carcinomas. Anticancer Research, 2005; 25(5): 3659-3664.

If Authors are more than six, then the name of the six authors should be followed by et al.

For a book and other Monograph

Authors/Editors Surname Initial; Book Name. Edition, Publisher, Place of publication, Year of publication: Page No.

Example: Kar A; An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry. 4th edition, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi, 2007: 199-202.

Book Chapter

Authors Surname Initial; Chapter Name. In Book Name, Edition, Editors Surname Initial, Publisher, Place of publication, Year of publication: Page No.

Example: Mandell GL, Petri WA; Antimicrobial agents: Penicillins, Cephalosporins and other beta lactam antibiotics. In Goodman and Gillman’s: The Pharmacological basis of Therapeutics. 9th Edition, Hardman JG, Limbard LE editors, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1996:1073-1101.

For Thesis

Authors Surname Initial; Thesis Title. University, Place, Year: Page No.

Example: Sharma SK; A Survey on Anticancer drugs in Delhi. Indian University, New Delhi, 2012: 40-50.

Website link

Title of the Topic. Available from Link

Example: Herbal Medicine. Available from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/herbalmedicine.html

Tables and Figures

The tables should be properly arranged with the number and title at the Top of the Tables. The Tables should not have any colour shedding. The figures should have good quality. The figure number with Title should be given below the figure. The Tables and Figure should be placed in appropriate place in the text.

Submission of Manuscript

Manuscript should submit along with a cover letter electronically to the email IDs

saspjournals@gmail.com 

Publication fees

There is no publication fees/ per author fee. But the authors have to pay article processing fees. The article processing fees should be paid only after acceptance of manuscript. The processing fees for Research Article/Review article is Rs. 1500 (India) / USD $ 50 (Foreign); and for Short communications/ Case Reports is Rs 1000 (India)/ USD $ 25 (Foreign).

Copy right policy

After the acceptance of the manuscript, assigned copy right form (Scanned copy) should be transferred by the corresponding author.