English Editing & Proofreading of Scientific Manuscripts for ESL Authors

Academic English Editing, English Proofreading, Scientific Paper Editing & Proofreading Services


Instructions for Authors

In this section:
1. General
2. Detailed instructions
2.1. Structure
2.2. (Ams)LaTeX styles and samples
2.3. Open access
2.4. Copyright

Submission of an article for evaluation in all journals published by Academic Publications, Ltd. implies that the work has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis or as an electronic preprint). Moreover: it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, the publication is approved by all authors, and if accepted it will not be published elsewhere (including electronically in the same form, in English or in any other language) without the written consent of the copyright-holder.

1. General

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
 
First Author1, Second Author2
1First Author's address
The address must be full
The address must be written in English, COUNTRY
e-mail: [email protected]
2Second Author's address
The address must be full
The address must be written in English, COUNTRY
e-mail: [email protected]
 

Abstract: The abstract must not exceed 200 words. Leave two lines between the address(es) and abstract.

AMS Subject Classification: You may find AMS Subject Classification here.

Key Words: key words and phrases

1. First Section

The manuscript should be prepared only using LaTeX processing system (please use this sample), basic font 12pt size, and must remain legible after small reduction. The papers should be in English and typed in frames 12x20 cm (margins 3.5 cm on left and right and 4 cm on top and bottom) on A4-format white paper. On the first page leave 3.5 cm space on the top for the journal's headings, then type the title of the paper in capital letters bold face, leave two lines and type the authors' names and addresses, centered. After the acceptance of the paper for publication, the authors are obliged to submit the LaTeX-source file copied on two CD or two DVD (or 1.44 MB, DOS-formatted, 3.5"-diskettes).

2. Sections, Propositions, Text and Figures

Titles of all principals Sections, Acknowledgement, References, Appendices should be typed centered in bold face. Appendices should follow References and be indexed (A, B,...) or enumerated (1, 2,...). Paragraphs should have 18pt indent. All subheadings like Definition, Theorem, Lemma, Remark, Example should be indented and in bold face, the text of the propositions (theorems, lemmas, etc.) should be slanted, subheading Proof, also slanted. Reference citations should be typed in the text as follows: [1] and [2], but not [1,2].

All figures should be prepared and included as Post Script (ps-file, or eps-file), and enclosed with the LaTeX- source file on the diskettes. For useful information on preparing your figures for publication, go to http://cpc.cadmus.com/da.

Acknowledgements

The acknowledgements should go in the special section, which follows the text but precedes the references.

References
 

[1] D.H. Ackeley, G.E. Hilton, T.J. Sejnovski, A learning algorithm for Bolzmann machine, Cognitive Science, 62 (1985), 147-169.

[2] D.O. Hebb, Organization of Behavior, Wiley, New York (1949).

2. Detailed instructions

2.1. Structure

The manuscript should be prepared only using LaTeX processing system (please use this sample), basic font 12pt size, and must remain legible after small reduction. The papers should be in English and typed in frames 12x20 cm.

2.1.1. Essential title page information

Title. Concise and informative. Titles are often used in information-retrieval systems. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

Author names and affiliations. We expect the following format:

First Author1, Second Author2
1First Author's address: Department
University
Street, City, Post Code, COUNTRY
e-mail: [email protected]
2Second Author's address: Department
University
Street, City, Post Code, COUNTRY
e-mail: [email protected]
The address must be full. The address must be written in English.

Corresponding author. Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication.

2.1.2. Abstract

The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. For this reason, References should be avoided, but if essential, then cite the author(s) and year(s).

2.1.3. Keywords

Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords, using American spelling and avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').

2.1.4. AMS Classification Codes

Please provide standard AMS codes, see http://www.ams.org/msc.

2.1.5. Acknowledgments

Acknowledgements is a separate section at the end of the article, but before the references.

2.1.6. Math formulae

Present simple formulae in the line of normal text where possible. In principle, variables are to be presented in italics.

2.1.7. References

For articles (LaTeX bibitem entry):

Author(s), Title of the paper, {\it Journal (Source) Name}, {\bf volume}, No. Number (year), page-page.
 

Example:

[17] M. Misiurewicz, Permutations and topological entropy for interval maps, {\it Nonlinearity}, {\bf 16}, No. 3 (2003), 971-976.

For books (LaTeX bibitem entry):

Author(s), {\it Title of the Book}, Publisher, Country (year).
 

Example:

[18] P. Walters, {\it An Introduction to Ergodic Theory}, Springer Verlag, USA (1982).

2.2. (Ams)LaTeX styles and samples

In general we use article and amsart class styles. So, we encourage authors to send articles based on these styles.

2.2.1. For LaTeX Users

You may download dvi file from here.

You may download tex file from here.

2.2.1. For AmsLaTeX Users

You may download dvi file from here.

You may download tex file from here.

Remark. If the LaTeX format or structure differs from the samples above, it may dramatically increase the publication period.

2.3. Open Access Journal

All journals published by Academic Publications, Ltd. are open access journals.

Open access journals are scholarly journals that are available on-line to the reader - without any limitations for download full text of all published articles. In an open access publication model, the publication costs of an article are paid from author's research budget or by supporting organization in the form of page-charge. These page-charges replace subscription charges and allow our publishing house to make the full-text of every published article or book freely available to all interested readers.

Page-charge: USD 15 per a single page, formatted according to the style required by the journal.

2.4. Copyright

In order to meet recent modern public demands for publication and electronic access to academic resources, we asking authors to agree with following items:

  • Academic Publications, Ltd. have the rights to reproduce, translate to any language and transmit to the public the whole article or any part of it for academic purposes.
  • The author(s) retains the right to keep the article on servers approved by Academic Publications, Ltd. and/or on the author's own Web sites in its published form for academic purposes, provided that the author(s) acknowledges that it was published in OJM or its predecessors.
  • Upon request of the author(s), Academic Publications, Ltd. may grant the author(s), free of charge, the right to publish the article or its revision for publication with academic value, including the complete works of the author(s), provided that the author(s) acknowledges that it was published in OJM or its predecessors.
  • Upon request of a third party with intention of publication for academic purposes, Academic Publications, Ltd. may permit them to use the rights described in the item 1.
  • To the author whose articles are newly accepted, we are sending a form of agreement to be signed and sent back as promptly as possible.
  • If we receive any message of disagreement, we are ready to cancel the copyright agreement and take a process to withdraw the paper from the Web site of Project Euclid or from the Web site of OCU Media Center Library Service.

See also http://www.acadpubl.eu/forauthors.html