Approved List of Journals
Instructions to Author
Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS): is an international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal, devoted to pharmaceutical sciences. The aim of IAJPS is to increase the impact of pharmaceutical research both in academia and industry, with strong emphasis on quality and originality. IAJPS publishes Original Research Articles, Short Communications, Review Articles in all areas of pharmaceutical sciences from the discovery of a drug up to clinical evaluation.Topics covered are: Pharmaceutics, Bio Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Novel Drug Delivery System, Pharmaceutical chemistry including medicinal and analytical chemistry; Pharmacognosy including herbal products standardization and Phytochemistry; Pharmacology, Bio Technology: Allied sciences including drug regulatory affairs, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Pharmaceutical biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Education and Hospital Pharmacy.
General: All submitted manuscripts should contain original work neither published previously nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Articles shall be accepted from any country provided submitted in English language only. There is no page limitation for articles; however authors must strive to present their results as clearly and concisely as possible. Authors, in their cover note to Editor, shall have to clearly mention whether the manuscript is to be considered as a Research article, Short communications or a Review article.
Peer review: 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.
Submission of Manuscript: 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.
File size: 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 of your manuscript through Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Language: Language of the articles should be only in English, we are not processing articles in any other languages
Font type: Articles should be typed in single line spacing with the following font pattern
Font type: Times new roman
Size: For heading or title: 14 points and Bold
Author/ Coauthors name: 12 points and Bold
Affiliation/ Institute name: 11 points
For subtitles: 11 points and Bold
Content of article: 10 points
Table title and Content: 8 points
Submission order: The following order should be strictly followed while submitting the article
Front page: (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.
Title Page: 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).
Abstract: It should be about 200-400 words. Key words: A maximum of 5 key words must be given at the end of the Abstract.
Introduction: 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.
Result and Discussion: Data acquired from the research with appropriate statistical analysis described in the methods section should be included in this section. In this part, the same data/ information given in a table must not be repeated in a figure, or vice versa. Tables and Figures should be self explanatory and it is not acceptable to repeat extensively the numerals from tables into text and give lengthy and unnecessary explanations of the Tables and Figures. Discussion should relate the results to current understanding of the scientific problems being investigated in the field.
Conclusion: This should clearly explain the main conclusions of the work highlighting its importance and relevance.
Acknowledgements: If necessary, a brief Acknowledgements section may be included.
References: References should be numbered , serially in the order in which they appear.
Journal: Ramesh CK, Rehman A, Prabhakar BT, Vijay Avin BR, Aditya Rao SJ. Antioxidant potential in sprouts vs. seeds of Vigna radiata and Macrotyloma uniflorum. J App Pharm Sci, 2011; 1:99-103.
Reference to a book: Vyas SP, Khar RK. 2001. Targeted and controlled drug delivery. New Delhi, India: CBS Publisher and Distributor.
Chapter in an edited book: Chandrasekaran SK, Benson H, Urquhart J. 1978. Methods to achieve controlled drug delivery: The biomedical engineering approach. In: Robinson JR, ed. Sustained and Controlled Release Drug Delivery Systems. New York: Marcel Dekker 557-93.
Electronic Resources: Webpage with authors
Anchal Sankhyan and Pravin Pawar. 2012. Recent Trends in Niosome as Vesicular Drug Delivery System. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.japsonline.com/counter.php=497.[Accessed 08 July 2012].
Webpage without authors: How to cite web reference. 2011. Available at: http://www.japsonline.com/authors-guidelines.php[Accessed 08 July 2012].
Webpage with no date: How to cite web reference. Available at: http://www.japsonline.com/authors-guidelines.php[Accessed 08 July 2012].
Figures: 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.
Tables: 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.
There is no publication fee only processing fee
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