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JOURNALS || ASIO Journal of Microbiology, Food Science & Biotechnological Innovations (ASIO-JMFSBI) [ISSN: 2455-3751]
AUTHOR INSTRUCTION


AUTHOR INSTRUCTIONS FOR MANUSCRIPT                        


CRITERIA FOR AUTHORSHIP


  • Substantial contributions to conception and design, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data;

  • Drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content; and

  • Final approval of the version to be published.

The authors are requested to prepare their manuscripts as per the instructions or specifications given below. It should be noted that the review process is solely depend upon the significance of the work and the care used by authors to represent it, in the form of their manuscripts. Therefore, authors are strongly encouraged to read these instructions carefully before preparing/submitting their manuscript for publication.


CRITERIA FOR MANUSCRIPT


Submitted manuscripts must meet the following criteria:

1. The material must be original.
2. The writing must be clear, concise and unambiguous.
3. The data should be valid
4. The discussions and conclusions drawn by the authors must be reasonable and supportable.
5. The information must be relevant and interesting.


AUTHOR BENEFITS: 


The benefits of publishing in Albert Science International Organization (ASIO), includes:

  • No publication charges are to be paid for qualitative manuscript and normal publication process.
  • Fast Track publication: Manuscript will appear online as soon as it is ready (review time of paper is 1-3 weeks)
  • Excellent editorial standards with better communication
  • Access free on-line issue of all journals
  • A precise, fast and constructive peer review process
  • All abstracts and full text available free on-line to all main universities/institutions worldwide ensures promotion to the widest possible audience.
  • This organization publish the review article with free of cost.
  • To promote the researchers innovative idea through the fast track publication process and to share their valuable proposal with us, at the same time this organization offers the authors a very less publication charges.
  • If any of the authors and co-authors is part of the editorial board, then this organization offers the various facilities to them.

We shall be glad to receive your technical contributions at your earliest convenience.

Please publicize this journal amongst your colleagues for possible contribution and subscription.


 SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT


Steps for Manuscripts Submission through Website: http://www.albertscience.com

Type-written manuscripts prepared using MS Word should be submitted* by online submission system (http://www.albertscience.com/submission).

Manuscripts submission through the journal website is always preferred. In the case of extreme difficulties encountered when submitting online, Covering letter, Title Page with the main manuscripts can be submitted directly as e-mail attachments to the Editor at or email to

submit@albertscience.com or  submit.albertscience@gmail.com or

editor@albertscience.com  or editor.asio@gmail.com

 *Article should be submitted through any one of the mode- email or online submission system.


CHECK LIST FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION


  • Covering Letter [Cover Note with List of Potential Reviewers]
  • Main Manuscript: First Page should be named as Manuscript Title Page [Title of the manuscript, Authors name, Authors Affiliations, email ID of all the authors, Corresponding authors name, affiliation with address, mail id, Contact no., Acknowledgements and conflict of interest if any]. Second Page will be Title of the Manuscript, abstract, Key words, Third page onward should contain Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and/or Discussion, Conclusions & References.
  • Scanned copy of Copy Right Transfer Form, duly signed by the authors.

PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS


As part of the submission process, authors are required to check their submission's compliance with all of the following items, as publication process may be delayed that do not adhere to these guidelines.

It should be arranged in the following order:

  • Title
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Introduction
  • Materials & Methods
  • Results & Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References

Main Manuscript should be formatted in accordance with the below mentioned guidelines-

The text files of the Main manuscript are written in Microsoft Word. The text should be double-spaced, in Cambria, font size 10 except the title, heading of the Manuscript

(Download the Model Manuscript: http://albertscience.com/download/page/31 ).

Sections

The main body of the Manuscript should be organized into numbered sub-sections, clearly identified and sequentially numbered as section 1, section 2, section 3, etc. Lower level sub-sections may be organized as 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, etc.

Images:

All images must be provided at a minimum of 300 dpi to ensure professional reproduction.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAIN MANUSCRIPT:

First Page:

It should be named as Manuscript Title Page [Title of the manuscript, Authors name, Authors Affiliations, email ID of all the authors, Corresponding authors name, affiliation with address, mail id, Contact no., Acknowledgements and conflict of interest if any].

Second Page:

Abstract: Following the Title page, there should be an ‘abstract’ page that should contain the title of paper, the subtitle "Abstract" and a summary of the paper in single space, with double column not exceeding 300 words.

Key words: It should not be greater than six.

Third Page Onward:

  • Introduction: Author should describe the introductory part with suitable references and in the last paragraph of the introduction; author should clear the actual objective and plan of work in details.
  • Materials & Methods: It should not be applicable for review article.
  • Results & Discussion: It should be with the interpretation of the results and their comparison with those of other studies. No need to repeat the results, review literature, textbook knowledge or cite references that do not have a close relationship with the present result.
  • Figures & Tables: Each figure/table should be numbered, titled. Incorporate images and table at the suitable place in this file [eg-Figure 1:……, Table 1:….
  • Conclusions: conclude the study linking back to the aim of the study.
  • Abbreviations: At the first appearance in the abstract and the text, abbreviations should be preceded by words for which they stand.
  • References: It should be mention by numbering system, like [1], [1-3], 1,3, 4-6].

 


REVIEW ARTICLES


Should be about 10-45 pages long, contain up-to-date information, comprehensively cover relevant literature and preferably be written by scientists who have in-depth knowledge on the topic. All format requirements are same as those applicable to full papers. Review articles need not be divided into sections such as materials and Methods and Results and Discussion, but should definitely have an Abstract, Keywords and Introduction, Conclusions & References if necessary.

ASIO publishes also invited reviews from the well-known authors. Ask the editors about the topic before submitting the same. Topics related to Systemic critical assessments of literature and data sources.

Manuscript Text

Abstract: Abstract for reviews, should not exceed 300 words and need not be structured. The abstract should not contain abbreviations or references.

Key words: List of key words, not to exceed 6.

Introduction: Summarize the rationale and purpose of the Review, giving only pertinent references. Clearly state the need and concept behind the review.

Discussion: Emphasize the new and important aspects of the Topic of discussion and the conclusions that follow from them. Do not repeat in detail data or other material given in the Introduction section. Relate observations to other relevant studies and point out the implications of the findings and their limitations.

Conclusions: Link the conclusions with the goals of the study but avoid unqualified statements and conclusions not adequately supported by the data. In particular, authors should avoid making statements on economic benefits and costs unless their manuscript includes the appropriate economic data and analysis. Avoid claiming priority and alluding to work that has not been completed. State new hypothesis when warranted, but clearly label them as such.

References: All references must be cited in the text as superscript & numbered in order of appearance, at the end of the article in numeric sequence. Do not include unpublished data or personal communications in the reference list.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledge persons who have made substantive contributions to the review. This part should be incorporated into the title page only.

Abbreviations: The full term for which an abbreviation stands should precede its first use in the text unless it is a standard unit of measurement.

Trade names. Generic terms are to be used whenever possible, but trade names and manufacturer name, city, state, and country should be included parenthetically at first mention.


RESEARCH ARTICLES


Should be about 10-45 pages long, contain up-to-date information, comprehensively cover relevant literature. Research articles should be divided into sections such as Abstract, Keywords and Introduction, materials and Methods and Results and Discussion, Conclusions & References.

Manuscript Text

Abstract: Abstract for research should not exceed 300 words and need not be structured. The abstract should not contain abbreviations or references.

Key words: List of key words, not to exceed 6.

Introduction: Summarize the rationale and purpose of the work, giving only pertinent references. Clearly state the need and concept behind the work.

Results & Discussion: Emphasize the new and important aspects of the Topic of discussion and the conclusions that follow from them. Do not repeat in detail data or other material given in the Introduction section. Relate observations to other relevant studies and point out the implications of the findings and their limitations.

Conclusions: Link the conclusions with the goals of the study but avoid unqualified statements and conclusions not adequately supported by the data. In particular, authors should avoid making statements on economic benefits and costs unless their manuscript includes the appropriate economic data and analysis. Avoid claiming priority and alluding to work that has not been completed. State new hypothesis when warranted, but clearly label them as such.

References: All references must be cited in the text as superscript & numbered in order of appearance, at the end of the article in numeric sequence. Do not include unpublished data or personal communications in the reference list.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledge persons who have made substantive contributions to the review. This part should be incorporated into the title page only.

Abbreviations: The full term for which an abbreviation stands should precede its first use in the text unless it is a standard unit of measurement.

Trade names. Generic terms are to be used whenever possible, but trade names and manufacturer name, city, state, and country should be included parenthetically at first mention.


CASE REPORTS


 New / interesting / very rare cases can be reported. Cases with clinical significance or implications will be given priority, whereas, mere reporting of a rare case may not be considered.

Abstract: Should not exceed 300 words and need not be structured.

Key words: List of key words should not exceed six.

Manuscript Text

Introduction: Should include definition, history, etiopathogenesis, prevalence and distribution patterns. Explain why this report is special.

Case Report: Chief complaint, History, Clinical features, Radiographic and other investigation findings, Diagnosis, treatment plan and prognosis.

Discussion: Emphasize the new and important aspects of the Case and the conclusions that follow from them. Do not repeat in detail data or other material given in the Introduction section. Relate observations to other reports in the literature and point out the implications of the findings and their observations.

Conclusions: Link the conclusions with the goals of the case but avoid unqualified statements and conclusions not adequately supported by the data.

References: All references must be cited in the text as superscript & numbered in order of appearance and should appear in numeric sequence, at the end. Do not include unpublished data or personal communications in the reference list. Cite such references parenthetically in the text and include a date.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledge persons who have made substantive contributions directly or indirectly in the preparation of case report. This part should be incorporated into the title page only.

Abbreviations: The full term for which an abbreviation stands should precede its first use in the text unless it is a standard unit of measurement.

 Trade names. Generic terms are to be used whenever possible, but trade names and manufacturer name, city, state, and country should be included parenthetically at first mention.


SHORT COMMUNICATION


Up to 1000 words excluding references and abstract and up to 5-10 references.

The journal publishes exciting findings, preliminary data or studies that did not yield enough information to make a full paper as short communications. These have the same format requirements as full papers but are only up to 10 pages in length in total. Short Communications should not have subtitles such as Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, all these have to be merged into the running text. Short Communications preferably should have only 3-4 illustration.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR


Should be a short and decisive observation.

They should not be preliminary observations that need a later paper for validation.

Should be Up to 500 words and 4 references.


ANNOUNCEMENTS OF CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, COURSES, AWARDS


Any other items likely to be of interest to the readers should be submitted with the name and address of the person from whom additional information can be obtained up to 100 words.


PHOTOGRAPHS/ FIGURES (IMAGES)


Submit good quality color images. Photos or drawings must have a good contrast of dark and light. Every image should have the resolution of 300dpi. The images having lesser resolution will not be considered. All images should be preferably in JPEG format. Up load the images as supplementary files. Do not zip the files. Legends of figures should be brief, but complete and self- explanatory so that the reader can easily understand the results presented in the figure.


TABLES


Each table must be given on a separate page 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.

Tables- Tables must be concise and cited consecutively using Arabic numerals in the text (table 1, table 2...etc.). The title of the table should clearly indicate the nature of the contents and sufficient detail should be included in the footnote to facilitate interpretation without reference to the text. Use horizontal rules only. Table Format – It should be designed using table tools of MS Word and exactly same as below Table 1: It shows ---(12 font size, times new roman, normal, bold)


SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARATION OF REFERENCES


  • ASIO follows author guidelines given by NLM 2nd edition 2007, there is no style applied to citations. No italic, No bold, No underline.
  • Titles of journals should be abbreviated according to the style used in Index Medicus. Provide complete information for each reference, including names of all authors (up to six).
  • Referencing in the text should be like [1], [1-5], [1, 3, 4-8] and [1&2].

Summary:

This heading is not assigned a number.

A reference list MUST be included using the following information as a guide. Only cited text references are included. Each reference is referred to in the text by a number enclosed in a square bracket (i.e., [3]). References must be numbered and ordered according to where they are first mentioned in the paper, NOT alphabetically.

Follow Harvard Reference Style:

http://guides.is.uwa.edu.au/harvard

 https://www.staffs.ac.uk/assets/harvard_quick_guide_tcm44-47797.pdf

Harvard Style Reference Generator: Reference Books, E-mails, Journals and Websites-

http://www.neilstoolbox.com/bibliography-creator/

or

Examples follow:

           Journal Papers:

A. Garber, E. Klein, P. Mohideen, Metformin-glibenclamide versus metformin plus rosiglitazone in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on metformin monotherapy. Diabetes Obes Metab, 2006, 8(2), 156-63. (10)

M. Ozaki, Y. Adachi, Y. Iwahori, and N. Ishii, Application of fuzzy theory to writer recognition of Chinese characters, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 1998, 18(2), 112-116. (10)

Books:

R.E. Moore, Interval analysis (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966). (10)

Chapters in Books:

P.O. Bishop, Neurophysiology of binocular vision, in J.Houseman (Ed.), Handbook of physiology, 4 (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1970) 342-366. (10)

Thesis:

D.S. Chan, Theory and implementation of multidimensional discrete systems for signal processing, doctoral diss., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1978. (10)

Proceedings Papers:

W.J. Book, Modelling design and control of flexible manipulator arms: A tutorial review, Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, San Francisco, CA, 1990, 500-506 (10)

V.H.Tahiliani and J.W.Porter, “Fault Current Limiters – An Overview of EPRI Research”, IEEE Transactions on Power Apparatus and Systems, Vol. PAS-99, no. 5, 1980, pp. 1964-1969.

           Patent

Kulkarni N, Kumar LD and Sorg A. Fast Dissolving Orally Consumable Films containing an Antitussive and a Mucosa Coating Agent, U.S. Patent 2003/206942, Nov 6, 2003.

          Online Resources

Hooper JF. Psychiatry & the Law: Forensic Psychiatric Resources Page [Internet]. Tuscaloosa (AL): University of Alabama, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology; 1999 Jan 1 [updated 2006 Jul 8; cited 2007 Feb 23]. Available from: http://bama.ua.edu/~jhooper/.

          Parts of Web Sites (WebPages)

AMA: helping doctors help patients [Internet]. Chicago: American Medical Association; c1995-2007. AMA launches exclusive partnership with the Reach MD Channel for medical professionals; 2007 Mar 26 [cited 2007 Mar 28]; [about 2 screens]. Available from: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/17469.html to visualize and know, cite and acknowledge your work.


Annexure


Acknowledgement (if any)

One or more statements should specify 1) contributions that need acknowledging but do not justify authorship, such as general support by a departmental chair; 2) acknowledgments of technical help; and 3) acknowledgments of financial and material support, which should specify the nature of the support. This should be included in the title page of the manuscript and not in the main article file.

Competing Interests

All authors of must disclose any and all conflicts of interest they may have with publication of the manuscript or an institution or product that is mentioned in the manuscript and/or is important to the outcome of the study presented. Authors should also disclose conflict of interest with products that compete with those mentioned in their manuscript.

Or

The author(s) declares that he/she/they has/have no competing interests.

Funding

Source(s) of support in the form of grants, equipment, drugs, or all of these.

Or

Sources of Funding: None

Registration number

In case of a clinical trial and where it is registered (name of the registry and its URL)

Statement

The manuscript has been read and approved by all the authors, that the requirements for authorship as stated earlier in this document have been met, and that each author believes that the manuscript represents honest work.


DECLARATION BY AUTHORS/COPYRIGHT TRANSFER FORM

At the time of Manuscript submission through online or via e-mail, the scanned copy (jpeg/pdf) of the copyright transfer form (enclosed), signed by all authors, has to be submitted as supplementary file along with the manuscript or within two weeks of submission, the original copyright transfer form duly signed by the authors, has to be submitted to the editorial office.


DUTIES OF AUTHORS


Reporting standards 

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.  

Data Access and Retention 

Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such, if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.     

Originality and Plagiarism 

Authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others this must be appropriately cited or quoted.

Submission is a representation that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Authors would be required to sign a form (to be supplied by the Editor) transferring copyright before the manuscript can be published. By submitting a manuscript to the editor or publisher you are deemed to have granted permission to publish the manuscript.

Multiple Publications

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.  

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. 

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.

 


Fees for Publication


Those of high quality (not previously published and not under consideration for publication in another journal) will be published without delay. A Nominal publication charges are to be paid for qualitative manuscript and normal publication process.


Modes of Payment & Processing Charges for National & International Authors


For Indian authors - 1000-2500/- INR (Amount depends upon the selection of Journals and pulication Mode, like Rapid/Fast/Medium/Normal Track)

(No any hidden Charges for extra Page/Figure, Hard Copies, Article Processing)

For Other Countries authors - USD $50-200 (Amount depends upon the Country & Selection of journals or pulication Mode, like Rapid/Fast/Medium/Normal Track)

Processing Charge includes:

  • Publication for both the Online & Print Version
  • We also provide Individual Soft Copy Certificate to all the authors of paper
  • Editorial Fee
  • Indexing, maintenance of link resolvers and journal infrastructures.

 

Payment of Processing Charges:

- There are following different ways of depositing fees for the publication of accepted papers. Author can choose anyone according to his/her suitability.

Cash Deposit at nearest SBI/UCO/UBI/CBI Bank Branch

By online Net banking (46 major Bank of India Supported)

- Author can also use their online net banking account for directly transfer fees via leading & trusted online payment gateway.

By Indian Debit/Credit Card (VISA/Master/Rupay) of all major Bank of India Supported 

- Author can also use their debit/credit cards for directly transfer fees via leading & trusted online payment gateway.

Credit/Debit Cards (All Master/Visa/American Express via Paypal) 

- This is another alternate way for the author to depositing fees. you can depositing fees by credit card/debit card/visa card/master card as follows online process.

Payment Modes for Foreign Authors:

  • By Paypal (All major Credit/Debit Cards Supported)
  • VISA/Master/Dinners club/AMEX/JCB Credit Cards
  • Bank Wire Transfer
  • Western Union for Foreign Authors Only

 

Author also can Make Payment using Paypal: We provide  the link for that.

What are the different mode of payments we accept?

We accept all Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit cards, most major debit cards issued in any country, as well as Net Banking payments.  The payment can be made using Credit cards, Debit cards or Net Banking. You may paid through this online process safelly and seceurely. 

Contact Us to Resolve any Problem Regarding Payment:

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Note that Rapid/Fast/Medium -track System comes with additional charge for publication.  ASIO  needs to bear the expenses of production and maintenance costs by collecting article Processing charges (APC) from author, authors' institutes or research funding bodies.  

We have kept very low APC so that authors, authors’ institutes or research funding bodies can handle the publication fees.