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Author Guidelines

Manuscripts should be submitted using the link “Submit a Manuscript.” Use major word processing software such as Microsoft Word to write and submit your manuscript. The American Journal Experimental and Clinical Research applies a publication fee of US$350 per article to partially defray the costs of the management of the journal. 

Please send a "Cover Letter" for submission indicating that all authors have read the manuscript and agreed to the submission. Please do not upload the cover letter as a Supplementary file. Submit the Cover Letter by e-mail to the editorial office at:  editorial@ajecr.org

Manuscript Title

Manuscript title should be clear, concise and provide an overall idea of the research.

Author(s) Information 

The manuscript should include on the first page:
- Full author(s) names
- Complete affiliation names and addresses
- Corresponding author’s name, affiliation and address
- E-mail address for corresponding author

Author(s) information should not be included anywhere else in the manuscript. Do not include author information in the header/footer of the manuscript.

Abstract

The abstract should be no more than 300 words. It should capture research motivation, research design/methodology, and main findings plus implications. The abstract should provide a perfect summary of the paper.

Keywords

Provide 3 to 5 keywords that highlight the topic in the paper.

Main Text

The main body of the paper should be divided into Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, and References. The introduction should provide the background of the study and highlight research motivations. Materials and Methods should describe research design and methodology. Results should include details of the findings and supportive tables or figures. Discussion should elaborate on the main findings of the study in relation to the existing literature, study limitations, and conclusions.

Figures and Tables

Figures and tables should be included within the body of the manuscript. DO NOT design your figures using Microsoft word in bits and pieces. This will cause the figure to be distorted during formatting and production. Drawing tools should be used and the figure should be imported to the word file. Each figure or table should have a title. Appropriate permission must be obtained from publishers and/or authors for any previously published figure or table. This is the sole responsibility of the author(s).

Acknowledgment

Acknowledgement statement should be included before the references.

Conflict of interest

A conflict of interest statement must be included after the acknowledgement. This must comply with the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest as found at: http://www.icmje.org/coi_disclosure.pdf.

References

References section should be at the end of the manuscript. References should be numbered sequentially in the order they appear in the text and listed in numerical order at the end of the manuscript under the heading "References." Journal titles should be abbreviated as shown in Index Medicus and List of Journals Indexed. Please use the following examples:

Journals  Ghazizadeh R, Tosa M, Ghazizadeh M. Clinical improvement in psoriasis with treatment of associated hyperlipidemia. Am J Med Sci 341:394-398, 2011.

Books  Mohr JP, Gautier JC: Internal carotid artery disease. In Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management (Mohr JP, Choi DW, Grotta JC, Weir B, Wolf PA, eds). Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, pp 75-100, 2004.

 

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.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document with "Times New Roman" font format.
  3. The text is single-spaced; uses a 10-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  5. A "cover letter" for submission indicating that all authors have read the manuscript and agreed to the submission have been provided. Also, the authors agree to pay the publication fee of US$350 when the manuscript is accepted for publication. 

    Please do not upload the cover letter as a Supplementary file. Submit it by e-mail to the editorial office at:  editorial@ajecr.org

 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with the American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Resaerch (AJECR) agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC-ND) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

Privacy Statement

The American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research (AJECR) strictly adheres to maintaining the privacy of all registrants in the journal and assures that their name and email address will not be used for other purposes.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statements

Manuscripts submitted for publication must contain a statement indicating that all human studies have been reviewed by the appropriate ethics committee and therefore performed according to the ethical standards as in an appropriate version of the Declaration of Helsinki and the subsequent amendments. The American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research (AJECR) follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) standards. When submitting a manuscript, a statement as all persons gave informed consent prior to inclusion in the study must be included in the text. Reports on animal experiments must be according to the “Principles of Laboratory Animal Care” (NIH publication 82-23, revised in 1985 and further implemented in 1996).

Each person listed as an author is expected to have participated in the study to a significant extent. Although the editors and referees make every effort to ensure the validity of published manuscripts, the final responsibility rests with the authors, not with the Journal, its editors, or the publisher. Author(s) are accountable for the completeness and accuracy of their reports and will be held responsible for false or faulty statements or for failure to fulfill such requisites.

Informed consent and consent to publish 

The authors must include a statement indicating that the informed consent and consent to publish has been obtained from the participants in the study.

Conflict of interest

The authors have to declare whether or not any competing interests or funding exists.

Plagiarism

The American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research (AJECR) actively checks for plagiarism using the plagiarism checker tools. Manuscripts accepted for peer review will be subjected to plagiarism check and if similarities or misconduct noticed, they will be excluded from the review process and returned to authors for appropriate action.

Disclaimer

The statements and opinions contained in the American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research (AJECR) either in online or print version are solely those of the author(s) and contributors and not necessarily reflect the opinions and recommendations of the AJECR, editors, publisher, or supporters. AJECR disclaims responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas or products referred to in articles or other publications.

Although the authors and the publisher have made every effort to ensure that drug or pharmaceutical products selection and dosage are according to the current recommendations and practice at the time of publication, neither the author(s), the editors, nor the publisher hold any responsibility for any errors. The reader is urged to check the manufacturer’s prescribing information or the applicable regulatory authority for approved product information.

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party. The contact addresses published in AJECR are solely meant for communication purposes between the author and reader for exchange of scientific opinions. Neither the author(s) nor other parties will hold AJECR responsible for misuse/commercial use of the addresses by anyone. 

The AJECR may contain the link to websites operated by other parties, such links do not imply that the AJECR endorses the materials on those sites and AJECR disclaims all liability with regard to your access of such linked websites.

The AJECR reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the terms and conditions of these statements from time to time.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Publication Charges: 350.00 (USD)

The American Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research (AJECR) is a multidiciplinary medical science journal freely accessible online. In order to partly defray the costs of routine operation of the journal, editorial process, and manuscript publication tasks, authors are required to pay the amount of 350 US dollar (USD) per article that can be provided by the author's institutioal or research funds.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive the publication charges. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.