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GUIDE FOR AUTHORS
Submission of a manuscript to ECB implies that:
1. It has not previously been published.
2. It is not being submitted for publication elsewhere.
3. All authors have seen and approved the manuscript.
4. All authors have obtained permission from their employer or institution to publish.
5. Ethical approval was obtained for work involving the use of animals. Papers describing experiments that demonstrate a lack of concern for current ethical and welfare standards will not be accepted.
When live experimental animals are used, the methods section must clearly indicate that adequate measures were taken to minimize pain or discomfort. Experiments should be carried out in accordance with the Guidelines laid down by the International Animal Ethics Committee or Institutional ethics committee and in accordance with local laws and regulations. All studies using human or animal subjects should include an explicit statement in the Material and Methods section identifying the review and ethics committee approval for each study, if applicable. Editors reserve the right to reject papers if there is doubt as to whether appropriate procedures have been used. Papers describing experiments that demonstrate a lack of concern for current ethical and welfare standards will not be accepted.
Type of papers:
The following types of papers are considered for publication:
1. Original research articles.
2. Review articles.
3. Short communications.
4. Case reports.
Letters to the Editor:
Letters to the Editor offering comment or useful critique on material published in the journal are welcomed. The publication of Letters to the Editor by the Open Veterinary Journal provides an opportunity for the exchange of information, for posing questions to authors of material published in the Open Veterinary Journal, or for noting alternative viewpoints or perspectives. It is hoped that the publication of such letters will permit an exchange of views which will be of benefit to both the journal and its readers, as well as provide an opportunity for the reader to respond to the contents of the Open Veterinary Journal. Letters to the Editor will be forwarded to authors for their possible response. Decisions on publishing a Letter to the Editor will be made by the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Veterinary Journal. Authors must provide full contact information including address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Authors who are willing to send Letters to the Editor, they should submit their Letters to the Editor as email attachment to the Editor-in-Chief or Journal's email.
Title of the manuscript should be appropriate to the nature of the paper. All submitted manuscripts should include: Title page and Abstract. For original research papers, text should be organized as follows: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, and References. For case reports, text should be organized as follows: Introduction, Case Details, Discussion, and References. Review articles should be organized as: Introduction and then the rest of the article may be appropriately subdivided according to the authors' choice. Because short communications are brief, Results and Discussion sections should be combined in one section as "Results and Discussion".
All manuscripts are reviewed by the editor and members of the Editorial Board and also by qualified outside reviewers. Decisions will generally be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers
Article Processing Charges:
European Chemical Bulletin is an Open Access journal. The interesting readers can view, download, print, and redistribute our articles without subscription, which guarantees that the author´s work are distributed worldwide and consequently their work will be more cited and exposed. This means that European Chemical Bulletin does not have any income from selling subscriptions to print or on-line versions of European Chemical Bulletin or from charging “pay-per-view” fees, therefore European Chemical Bulletin needs to defray its processing costs by collecting article processing charges.
The article processing charges are paid by the author(s), the author(s)’s research budget, or their supporting institution upon acceptance of the paper for publication. Article Processing Charges for Review article/Scientifi c article/Short communication: 350 USD.
ECB can not accept request for waiving or reducing the publication fee after accepting/editing the manuscript. Evaluation of the request strongly depends on the scientific content of the manuscript. If the research is supplied by any Research Grant, please do not ask any discount in the publication fee. The grants finances the research always contains monetary frame for financing the cost of publication.
The papers published by European Chemical Bulletin are deposited by The Hungarain National Library, Budapest.