Instruction for Authors


PUBLICATION POLICY

Authors undertake that their publications are created in compliance with all universal ethical rules, and articles are accepted in accordance with this commitment. Authors are responsible for all statements in their work. The articles should be prepared in accordance with the spelling rules of the journal, and the articles that do not comply with the spelling rules are rejected or sent back to the authors for correction. The journal is entitled to make language revisions in the accepted works without making any changes in content and meaning. The journal accepts original research articles, reviews, letters to the editor and case reports on condition that they have not been published elsewhere. All authors should state their financial and personal relationships with third parties or organizations that may adversely affect their work and create prejudice. Examples of potential conflicts of interest may include employment, advisory, stock ownership, honour, paid expert testimony, patent applications, and other funds. Any conflicts of interest should be indicated in the cover letter.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Jamp accepts to comply with the ethical standards of Declareation of Helsinki Principles. For experimental and clinical studies and drug investigations, therefore, the name, number and date of ethical board must be stated in the section “Materials and Methods”. In case of necessity, the Editor may ask for a copy of the approval document from the author. It is the author’s responsibility to protect the confidentiality of patients’ identities.

Only manuscripts uploaded from the journal system are evaluated. The article is not accepted through e-mail. Manuscripts submitted to Jamp will go through a double-blind peer-review process. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two, independent peer reviewers who are experts in their fields in order to ensure an unbiased evaluation process. In the cases where there is no consensus among the reviewer, the article is evaluated by the third reviewer. The final decision authority in the decision-making process of all articles is in the Editor.

 

PREPARATION OF ARTICLES

Manuscripts should be written in English or Turkish. Priority will be given to the studies written in English.

Oxford English Dictionary (https://www.oed.com)” should be taken as the reference in the spelling of words for the studies written in English, and “Turkish Language Association Dictionaries (https://www.sozluk.gov.tr)” for studies written in Turkish.

Symbols of the units in the text should be given according to the International System of Units (SI).

Manuscripts should be typed in Times New Roman font type, 12-point font size, 1.5-line spacing with 2.5 cm margins from each side of the page with a word processor and each line should be numbered starting with the first line “1”. The studies that will be uploaded to the online submission system with the file format “.doc” or “.docx” will be accepted.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

All main titles in the study except for conjunctions should start with capital letters and should be written in bold characters. Subtitles should start with capital letters, continue with lowercase characters, and be in italics.

The Sections of the Paper

The paper should consist of the main titles as follows:

  1. Cover Letter 1
  2. Title 2
  3. Abstract 3
  4. Key Words 4
  5. Introduction
  6. Method
  7. Findings
  8. Discussion
  9. Conclusion
  10. Acknowledgements
  11. Conflicts of Interest Statement
  12. References 5

 

REVIEW

All main titles in the study except for conjunctions should start with capital letters and should be written in bold characters. Subtitles should start with capital letters, continue with lowercase characters, and be in italics.

Reviews should consist of main titles as follows:

  1. Cover Letter 1
  2. Title 2
  3. Abstract 3
  4. Key Words 4
  5. Introduction
  6. Conclusion
  7. Conflicts of Interest Statement
  8. References 5
  9. Tables and Figures

 

CASE REPORT

All main titles in the study except for conjunctions should start with capital letters and should be written in bold characters. Subtitles should start with capital letters, continue with lowercase characters, and be in italics.

Case report should consist of main titles as follows:

  1. Cover Letter 1
  2. Title 2
  3. Abstract 3
  4. Key Words 4
  5. Introduction
  6. Conclusion
  7. Conflicts of Interest Statement
  8. References 5
  9. Tables and Figures

 

1 Cover Letter: The cover letter should include the type and title of the article, author names, their addresses and e-mail addresses. The corresponding author should be marked with an “*“ and in addition to the above information, the telephone number and ORCID number must be specified.

  • Authors declare that they have no financial interests or personal conflicts that may affect the study in this article.
  • Authors declare financial interests and/or personal relationships that could be seen as a potential conflict of interest. These; .......

 Authors should include the appropriate option in their cover letter.

2 Title: The title should be in a way to provide necessary and sufficient information about the study, and the first letter of each word should be written in capital except conjunctions.

3 Abstract: The abstract should consist of aim, method, findings and conclusion sections. English studies should include English abstracts, and Turkish studies should include both Turkish and English abstracts. Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.

4 Key Words: In order to reflect the main quality of the study, there should be at least two, at most five key words in accordance with Index Medicus Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

5 References: References will be indicated in text as follows:

Acanthamoeba species are free-living amoeba isolated from many ecological areas such as swimming pools 1, 2, dams and lakes 3, 4, soil 5, 6, air filters 7. ”

For citation of references with one to six authors, the names of all authors should be included, and for the articles with more than six authors, “et al.” should be written after typing the six names. The surnames of authors should be written exactly, and the initials of their names should be indicated with capital letter without any punctuation mark. Journal names should be written in italics.

Reference Samples

Journal: Ozcelik S, Yunlu O, Ozpinar N. Isolation and morphotyping of Acanthamoeba spp. and Vermamoeba spp. from hospital air-conditioning systems. Cumhuriyet Medical Journal. 2017;39:369-373.

Book chapter: Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, Editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill, p. 93-113; 2002.

Website: World Health Organization. Epilepsy: aetiollogy, epidermiology and prognosis. World Health Organisation Rep. 2001 [Fact Sheet No 999].

Organization: National Institute of Standards and Technology. PC Version of the NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Database. Gaithersburg, MD: U.S. Department of Commerce; 2007

COPYRIGHT

All articles are considered as the property of the journal as of the application date. If the study is rejected or withdrawn by the author, the right to ownership of the journal is void. Copyright form must be filled out and signed by all authors, and the article should be uploaded to the online submission system.

 

Copyright Form

Title:______________________________________________________________

 

With this document, we transfer all rights to the journal “International Journal of Academic Medicine and Pharmacy”. The journal will reserve all rights in the manuscript, except for proprietary rights such as patent rights.

In this article, all authors contributed directly to the study and assumed public responsibility for this.

 

This article has not been published before in any publication.

 

Name & Surname           Signature                           Date                      

 

Manuscripts should be uploaded to the system as a single file in the following order.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Main Document
  3. Table and Figures
  4. Copyright transfer form

 

REVISION

Authors should mark their changes to the main text when submitting revision files of their articles. Revised manuscripts must be submitted within one month from the date of the decision letter. If the revised version of the manuscript is not submitted within the allocated time, the revision option may be canceled. If the submitting authors believe that additional time is required, they should request this extension before the initial one month period is over.

Accepted manuscripts are edited for grammar, punctuation, and format. A PDF proof of the accepted manuscript is sent to the corresponding author and their publication approval is requested within 2 days of their receipt of the proof.

 

 International Journal of Academic Medicine and Pharmacy is an online-only journal.

 

Our journal is free of charge for authors and readers

 

 The plagiarism of all articles is determined by the iThenticate software. Plagiarism rate should be less than 20% (Except for "References" section).

 

Permission is required for the protection of copyright owner and author rights for commercial use (sales etc.) of material published under CC BY-NC license.

 

Journal Contact

editor@academicmed.org

ceylan@academicmed.org