INSTRUCTION TO AUTHOR
'Asian Pharma Press' Journals are aiming to provide a rapid publishing platform, each and every point is vital to reduce the editorial work flow. Authors are instructed to follow the author guidelines strictly without which the article may not be accepted for publication. We are not employing many copy and content editors, we are unable to copy and content editing, any discrepancy found may force us to reject the article. So authors are advised to check the guidelines and check list before submitting the article for publication.
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Benefit to Authors
By publishing APP journals in you are getting the following benefits
- Free to publish, articles are published without any article processing fee
- Open accesses, all articles published are open access for authors and viewers.
- Wide publicity and reach by getting indexed in many free indexing services.
- Rapid publication, your article will be online within 8 weeks of time after submission date.
- Excellent editorial standards which will improve the quality of your work
- Listed in Asian Pharma Abstract APAbst., Asian Current knowledge Content ACKCont., DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, Ulrich and many databases
'Asian Pharma Press' publishes Original Research Articles, Short Communications, Review Articles in all aspects of pharmaceutical sciences from the discovery of a drug up to clinical evaluation. It also publishes the abstract and current content of all the journals published throughout the world which related with pharmaceutical sciences. Topics covered are: Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics; Pharmaceutical chemistry including medicinal and analytical chemistry; Pharmacognosy including herbal products standardization and Phytochemistry; Pharmacology; Allied sciences including drug regulatory affairs, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Pharmaceutical biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Education and Hospital Pharmacy.
Authors may submit the articles only through the submission form. Authors are advised to submit the articles only with the copyright form duly signed, scanned and attached; authors may download the copyright form Here.
Peer review policy
'Asian Pharma Press' journals aims at rapid publication of articles while maintaining rigorous peer review process, each article will be subjected to a minimum of two reviews by two individual reviewers. Reviewers will be insisted to review the paper within 15 days time and if he/ she fail to return will be sent to other reviewer for review. All authors are requested to send one copy of manuscript to suggested one reviewer by electronically to review the manuscript not of authors’ institution or affiliation and the editorials shall send second copy to enlisted reviewer for reviewing the article. The reviewer shall reviewed the article as per instruction to author, special emphasis on spelling, format of references in text and reference section, methodology, citation of journals cited, and summary and findings.
Manuscripts shall go through a peer review process to adjudge their suitability and authenticity, for publication in the journal. A confirmation about the acceptance of the manuscript will be sent to e-mail address of the corresponding author. Please check your e-mail account frequently, because you will receive all important information about your manuscript through e-mail only.
Processing charges/ Publication cost
There is no processing fees or publication charges. The one printed copy of journal and publication certificate will be posted after publication of article at the postal address of corresponding author. Also one pdf copy of published manuscript shall be send as attached documents at author’s email. There is no processing fee for co-authors.
Submission of Manuscript:
Authors may submit the articles only through the online manuscript submission system. Authors are advised to submit the articles as MS Word 2003 or 2007 format only with the pdf copy of letter for publication and copyright form duly signed by author/(s), scanned.
Authors should submit the articles only in MS-word 2003 or 2007 format, no other format is accepted. If equations were used it should be converted by using MS Office equation editor and pasted as image at proper place. All equations should be grouped or may be prepared using equation editor software.
No article should exceed more than 15 pages unless necessary, authors will be requested to substantiate the need if it exceeds the maximum number of pages. The file size of the MS word format may not exceed 10 MB size for submission through submission form and 20 MB if it is submitted as attachment over Email email@example.com
Language of the articles should be only in English, we are not processing articles in any other languages
Articles should be typed in single line spacing with the following font pattern
Times new roman
- For heading or title
- 14 points and Bold (Small Letters, not capitalize the titles unnecessarily unless required, e.g. HPLC, HPTLC, UV, GC, TLC, SEM, TEM, etc.)
- Author/ Coauthors name
- 11 points and Bold
- Affiliation/ Institute name
- 10 points
- For subtitles
- 11 points and Bold
- Content of article
- 9.5 points
- Table title and Content
- 8 points
The following order should be strictly followed while submitting the article
(Page-1) Title of article, authors' names, authors' institutional affiliations only and leave other spaces empty
On second page
(Page-2) Start with abstract of about 200-400 words exactly conveying the content of the article, Keywords (at least 5 words)
On third page
(Page-3 onwards) Main content text with all tables and figures aligned in their proper place (do not send tables and figures separately unless requested), List of symbols and Abbreviations, Acknowledgement, References (follow standard format),
PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS
Manuscripts should be submitted as per order: Title Page, name of author (s), Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements (if necessary) and References. If the Result and Discussion sections are combined, then a Conclusion section should be added.
The first page should contain a concise and informative title, the names and addresses of the authors and contact details of the corresponding author (postal address, e-mail, and fax and telephone numbers). If necessary, a brief Acknowledgements section may be included.
It should be about 200-400 words. Key words: A maximum of 5 key words must be given at the end of the Abstract. In the abstract should not mention any references.
This part should define the background and significance of the study by considering the relevant literature, particularly the most recent publications.
Material and Methods
Please provide concise but complete information about the material and the analytical, statistical and experimental procedures used. This part should be as clear as possible to enable other scientists to repeat the research presented.
In this part, the same data/ information given in a table must not be repeated in a figure, or vice versa. It is not acceptable to repeat extensively the numerals from tables into text and give lengthy and unnecessary explanations of the Tables and Figures.
This part must be written with reference to the tables and figures and by considering information from the literature. Statements made in the Introduction and Results sections should not be repeated here.
If necessary, a brief Acknowledgements section may be included.
References should be cited in the text in Arabic numerals in superscript. The references should be cited at the end of the manuscript in the order of their appearance in the text. For citation of references with three or more authors, only the first author's name followed by et al. should be used. References to journal articles, books, chapters in books, etc. should be cited, as follows:
Daharwal SJ, Saraf Swarnlata and Saraf S. Spectrophotometric method for simultaneous estimation of amoxicillin and tinidazole in tablet dosage form. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 41 (1); 2007: 35-41.
Stacey GL and Keen NT. Plant-microbe interactions. Chapman and Hall, New York.1996.
Mandell GL. and. Petri WA. Antimicrobial agents: penicillins, cephalosporins, and other ß-lactam antibiotics. In Goodman and Gilman`s. The pharmacological basis of therapeutics, Edited by Hardman JG and Limbird LE. McGraw-Hill, New York. 1996; 9th ed: pp. 1073-1101.
Electronic journal article/ World Wide Web:
Daharwal SJ, Grag G, Saudagar RB, Saraf Swarnlata and Saraf S. Methods of estimation of multi-component formulations: A review. Available from: URL: http://www.pharmainfo.net/volumes-and-issues/2006/vol-4-issue-3.
Photos or drawings must have a good contrast of dark and light. Legends of figures should be brief, but complete and self-explanatory so that the reader can easily understand the results presented in the figure. Figure legends should be attached to the figures. All figure number should be arranged orderly, the figures should not be supplied separately but pasted in the proper place. Figure number and title should be given below the figure, the content of the figure should be explained in the title of figure.
All tables should be numbered in order with grid lines. The table number should be properly given, large size tables should be split into two or more tables so that it can be accommodated within the page size. Table width and cell sizing should be even and all the content should be left side aligned. Number of the tables and title should be given above the tables and without any border, shading. Do not give on separate page. The table should with a brief but complete and self-explanatory caption so that the reader can easily understand the results presented in the table. Please do not duplicate material that is already presented in the figures.
Ethics and Consent
When reporting experiments on human subjects, authors should indicate whether the procedure follows were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation. Do not use patients' names, initials, or hospital numbers, especially in illustrative material. Papers including animal experiments or clinical trials must be conducted with approval by the local animal care or human subject committees, respectively.
Final decision on acceptance of the paper is with the editorial team, promotion in any form will disqualify even qualified papers. Selected papers will be put in queue for publication, once the article is published author will get a confirmation mail from the corresponding editor.
'Asian Pharma Press' journals follow creative commons copyright policies, authors are instructed to send a copyright form attached with article while submission. Click here to download the copyright form, please sign the copyright form and scan it and attach in email.