International Journal of AAYUSH and Traditional Medicine

Author Guidelines

AUTHOR GUIDELINES

1. Submission

Manuscript will be submitted by any author of the article. Manuscript can be submitted as an email attachment at contact.tridha@gmail.com

Manuscript can only be submitted in WORD (.docx) or PDF format. Corresponding author must take the whole responsibility for the manuscript during the whole process of publication.

2. Terms and Condition of Submission

A) Author should be careful that submitted manuscript should not be submitted or published anywhere else.

B) Before submission, author needs to get all approval from co-authors, etc.

D) On every step author will be notified and final galley proof will be sent to corresponding author only.

3. Plagiarism

A) Manuscript submitted to journals are considered as the original work of author. The content taken from any source will be credited properly.

B) Re-use of text, data, figures, or tables without appropriate acknowledgment or permission is considered plagiarism which leads to cancellation of manuscript for further process.

C) Journals are using authenticated software’s to check plagiarism in manuscript.

D) As a group we are taking all the possible measures to publish quality manuscripts and ensures that published manuscript is free from any defamatory and wrong allegations.

4. Peer Review

All manuscripts are subject to assessed through peer review process to avoid any conflict in future. Manuscripts are reviewed by two independent and external experts in the relevant area. The reviewers make a scientific assessment and a recommendation to the editors about manuscript. Reviewers remain unknown to authors and vice versa. The editor considers the reviewers’ comments before making a final decision either to accept, accept with minor/major revision or to reject a manuscript.

5. Article Processing Charges

We are providing huge discount on any kind of publication in our journals.

6. Cover Letter

Cover letter should be attached along with the article to avoid any conflict among journal in which author wants to publish and should have the statement that article was not submitted or published anywhere else.

7. Formatting of Manuscript*

A) Article Types

We are publishing all kind of articles for example research article, review article, clinical images, editorials, short communication, and other types as well.

B) Article Title and Authors Affiliation

1) Full manuscript title should be given.

2) Full name of authors along with information of department with full Institutional address and proper Email id are mandatory.

C) Abstract and Keywords

The manuscript should have abstract which should not exceed more than 250-300 words and should not have any reference cite in its content. Along with that author needs to mention keywords minimum 3-5.

D) Introduction

Every article has introduction part, so, that should be available without any sub-headings and in a descriptive form.

E) Materials and Methods

This section should provide all the necessary information which will be helpful to understand the whole process of manuscript. More than one method can be divided into sub sections and subheadings. This section should be written in a way that it should be easily understandable by the audience so that they can utilize the same if needed by them.

Supplementary information can be uploaded which include detailed description of method and technique used in manuscript. If the protocol will be reused by author than that can be cited properly and should give credit to previous article authors.

If any method or tool is introduced in the manuscript, including software’s, questionnaires, and scales, the license this is available under and any requirement for permission for use should be stated properly.

F) Results

This section is very crucial and important. Author should simply inform or state what they have achieved or found in manuscript. Author should not interpret the results with less data and discuss implications. Author should take time to analyze the proper result before making any conclusion.

Author can use subheadings to separate the results as they can did in materials and methods. Results should be presented in a very logical manner. Try not to make any duplicate data among tables, figures, and text. It is quite easy to read and analyze data in table and figure format.

G) Discussion

Try to make this section into paragraphs to avoid unnecessary stress to writing process. This includes:

1) In first step author can provide the essential interpretation which was based on the key findings of manuscript along with evidence.

2) Author can highlight the strength and weakness of manuscript by comparing it with previous published data. Author can share any unexpected results if he/she achieved.

3) At last, summarize the purpose of study and the potential future of research.

H) Conclusion

In conclusion section authors need to restate the major findings of their manuscript and how they are contributing to scientific community or what they are providing to the already existing data.

Author should inform about the future direction of his/her manuscript.

I) Availability of Data

In this section, author needs to clarify that how the readers can get all the data which is published in the conclusion of manuscript and the status of unavailable data which cannot be released.

J) Conflict of Interest

Author needs to mention about any conflict between co-authors exist or not. If not, then statement needs to be “No conflict of interest between co-authors” and if any conflict is there then statement will be “Conflict is there among co-authors”. This should be cleared by author that what kind of conflict is present and how it is going to be resolved before the final publication of manuscript.

K) Funding

Authors need to inform in manuscript about the funding or supporting body who is supporting the whole research by providing their grant number. For example: If article was supported by National Institute of Health (NIH) then author needs to mention about the grant number provided by NIH so that it will be easy to upload it in PubMed also. It should be mentioned like “Grant Number will be XXXX YYYY NIH HHS/United States.”

L) Acknowledgments

This statement will be included at the end of the manuscript before references section. Other than listed authors if everyone is involved in whole process of research it should be acknowledged in manuscript with their permission.

M) References

Authors are responsible to provide every information properly so that it will be easy for journal editor to arrange references in a proper manner. If any reference cited in the text part of article is not clear and uncited reference will be removed from the reference section.

N) Figures and Tables Format

Both figures and tables need to be submitted along with the manuscript. It should be submitted in word file (.docx) or in PDF format.

Image format will not be accepted and will be returned to author and the revised file needs to submit as per the journal format.

Every figure and table should be cited in article properly or else author can paste the table and figure after the paragraph where journal editor can cite them.

O) Patient Consent

Authors need to ensure the right to privacy if study is based on any human subject. The consent is mandatory so that their rights should not get harmed and privacy will not get infringed.

Authors can submit a signed consent form from the patients to maintain the identity of patient. Written consent can be mentioned in materials and method section else in acknowledgement.

Note: Journals should follow the ICMJE guidelines for reporting any human subjects.

8. Proofread or Galley proof

First galley proof will be sent to author within 48 hours after the acceptance of manuscript. Author should respond on time and corrections can be marked and submitted by author in maximum 3 days (marked in PDF).

The publisher is responsible to publish the final manuscript within 7 days after the acceptance of manuscript.

9. Copyright

Authors retain the copyright of their manuscripts, and all Open Access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

For Reference: Below presented as the format/guidelines to follow by author

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Article Title = T.N.R – 15 – Bold – Justified

Author Name = T.N.R – 11 – Bold – Justified

Author Affiliation = T.N.R – 10 – Italic

  • Number will be in superscript

Corresponds should be - Name – Mail id – 10

R.D  A.D    Month, Date, Year – 9

Centre Align

Abstract – T.N.R – 11 – Bold – Underline – Uppercase

Subheading = T.N.R – 10 – Bold – Uppercase

Content = T.N.R – 10 – Justified

Key Words = T.N.R – 11 – Bold

Content = T.N.R – 10 – Justified - Separated by semicolon ( ; )

Introduction = T.N.R – 11 – Uppercase – Bold – Underline

Content = T.N.R – 10

  • Justify, Body text, Left - 0

                             Right – 0

                             Spacing – 0

  • Invitra, Invivo, Species name should be Italic
  • Line Spacing – 1.5

Paragraphs

  • Add space before paragraphs.
  • No space between heading and first paragraph.
  • Refer with be Bracket [ ]
  • For ex. If 1 and 2 will be there than it will be separated by Comma (,)
  • If it will be more than 2 than it will be separated by (-)

Reference = T.N.R – 11 - Centre align – Bold – Uppercase – Underline

Author Name (Year) Article title, Journal Name

Volume (Issue No):_ Page No.

  • If more than 3 authors are there so it will be 3 authors name than et. Al. (year).
  • If 2 authors there should not the use of and.
  • If there is percent sign so it will be separated by space (2008% - 2009%)
  • Mention figures small bracket (figure - 4) starting the paragraphs it should be caps figure.
  • Same for table as well.
  • Two figures are there than it will be (figure 2 and figure 3) and if it more than 2 than (figure 3 – figure 5).
  • If paragraph starts with Author’s Name than Author’s with et. al. [Reference No].
  • Figures should be Centre Align and figure legend heading should be Bold  - 11 -
  • Figure legend = T.N.R – 10 – Centre Align and with full stop (.)
  • Same as table.
  • Starting from the Introduction and before reference it must separated with 2 columns.

Foot and Header

(Minion pro) Journal Name – central align – Capital each – 18 word

Left side – I.S.S.N                                                             Right side – Article type

                                                                                           Separated with 1 Vol Issue

Footer

 Citation – T.N.R – 9 – Justified

  • Author Name, Article title; Journal sort name, volume no. (Issue no) : Page no
  • Copy right  year Authors, published by TRIDHA SCHOLARS.

Second page Header

URL – website 1 Month (Issue release month, year)

  • After the heading, sub-heading no gap.
  • Sir name will be full and the first letter.
  • There is no full stop.

In key words the first letter in caps, after the semi colon also.

Publication Fee: USD 859