Author Guidelines

Types of Articles that can be submitted

Mathews Open Access Journals is committed to publish quality and valuable scientific contributions.

  • Original articles
  • Research articles
  • Reviews articles
  • Mini-reviews
  • Case report
  • Commentaries
  • Editorials
  • Letter to Editor
  • Short reports

Manuscripts that can be submitted in the following format

Cover letter

While submitting the manuscript author is requested to provide cover letter along with the manuscript. This cover letter should include manuscript title, name of the co-authors if any and full contact details of the corresponding author with office or institutional address, telephone, fax and email address. Corresponding author should clearly state the approval of co-authors for manuscript submission along with any competing interests. It is also strongly advised to declare that work is original and not submitted/ published elsewhere with other publishers. Author can also include any additional information in the cover letter which helpful to the Editorial office.

Title and Authors Information

In “Title and Authors Information” part, the following information should be included

  • Paper title/ Manuscript Title
  • Complete author name, including co-authors
  • Email addresses
Keywords

Kindly provide 4 to 10 keywords as index terms signifying the article content.

Abbreviations

Abbreviations are the spelled out terms in the text for the first time and used consistently thereafter.

Introduction

This section should be Concise without subheadings.

Abstract

Abstract section should be self-contained and must be citation-free. The manuscript should contain an abstract according to the kind of manuscript. It should not exceed 200 words.

Materials and Methods

This section should contain adequate and detailed information of all the procedures and steps . It can be divided into subsections if several methods are described.

Results and Discussion

In this section results and outputs of the research work should be described.

Conclusions

This should clearly explain the important conclusions of the work highlighting its significance and relevance.

Acknowledgments

All acknowledgments (if any) should be included at the end of the manuscript prior to reference part. This section may include supporting grants, presentations etc.

References

Authors are responsible for ensuring that the information in each reference is complete and accurate. All references must be numbered consecutively and citations of references in text should be identified using numbers in square brackets (e.g., “as discussed by Smith [9]”; “as discussed elsewhere [9, 10]”). All references should be cited within the text; otherwise, these references will be automatically removed.

Figures

Upon submission of an article, authors are supposed to include all figures in the PDF/ Word file of the manuscript. Figures must be submitted in individual files. Figures should be labelled below the figure.

Tables

Each table must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading.

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