Guide for Authors

“ EurAsian Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ” is the official journal of AÇBİD which aims to publish basic and clinical researches and their clinical applications on the basis of knowledge and evidence.The Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published by the AÇBİD Society press, with on-line submission and peer-review process.

As a peer-reviewed journal which publishes studies in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the following types of paper are accepted for publication within the specified text limits.

  Max. lenght Max. Abstract lenght Max. Figures or Tables Max. References
· Full length articles 2500 words 250 words 6 figures or tables 25 references
· Case Reports 750 words 150 words 3 figures 10 references
· Letters to the Editor 500 words 2 figures 5 references
· Short Communications 500 words 4 figures or tables 5 references
· Review Articles (invited) Commissioned and limited by the editor
· Composite or multi-part figures are not accepted
· Abstract is included in the word count

Full length articles:

Maximum length 2500 words; abstract maximum 250 words, 25 references, normally no more than 6 figures or tables (note that composite or multi-part figures are not accepted).

Case Reports:

Maximum length 750 words; abstract maximum of 150 words, 10 references, 3 figures or tables (note that composite or multi-part figures are not accepted). Normally no more than 5 authors.

Letters:

Maximum length 500 words, 5 references, 2 figures or tables. Letters about a published paper should be headed with the full reference to that paper. Original letters should have their own heading. Normally no more than 5 authors.

Short communications:

Maximum length 500 words, 5 references, 4 figures or tables (note that composite or multi-part figures are not accepted), no abstract, no introduction or discussion. Normally no more than 5 authors.

Review articles are usually commissioned by the editor.

The type of paper you are submıttıng should be stated in your cover letter.

The following items should be present for submission:

Designated corresponding author with contact details:

• E-mail address

• Full postal address

Manuscript:

• Include keywords

• All figures (include relevant captions)

• All tables (including titles, description, footnotes)

• Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided

Further considerations:

• Spell check and Grammar check of the manuscript,

• All references mentioned in the Reference List should cited in the text, and vice versa,

• Permissions received for use of copyrighted materials from other sources should be included,

• A competing interests statement should be provided, even if the authors have no competing interests to declare,

Editorial policy

All submissions are subject to editorial review, and all research papers will be forwarded to at least two referees for peer review. When the necessary conditions are not met, an immediate reject decision may be given for papers that are not suitable for publication in the journal. These papers are not usually sent for further peer review, though comments may be provided for the reject decision by the Editor. The Editor will not enter into any correspondence about papers not accepted. The editors reserve the right to make editorial and literary corrections. Any opinions expressed or policies advocated do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the editors, the publisher or AÇBİD.

Human and animal rights

If the work involves the use of human subjects, the author should ensure that the work described has been carried out in accordance with The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki) for experiments involving humans; Uniform Requirements for manuscripts submitted to Biomedical journals. Authors should include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human subjects. The privacy rights of human subjects must always be observed. Animal studies should be in accordance with the international ethical standards and the authors should clearly indicate in the manuscript that such guidelines have been followed.

Conflict of interest

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work.

Authorship

All authors should have made substantial contributions to all of the following:

1.         The conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data,

2.         Drafting the article or revising it critically for important scientific and intellectual content,

3.         Final approval of the version to be submitted.

Minor contributors and non-contributory clinicians who have allowed their patients to be used in the paper should be acknowledged.

Copyright

If an article is accepted, authors will be asked to complete a ‘Journal Publishing Agreement’. An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a ‘Journal Publishing Agreement’ form or a link to the online version of this agreement.

Subscribers may reproduce tables of contents or prepare lists of articles including abstracts for internal circulation within their institutions.

Permission of the Publisher is required for resale or distribution outside the institution and for all other derivative works, including compilations and translations. If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the authors must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the sources in the article.

Author rights

As an author you (or your employer or institution) have certain rights to reuse your work.

Language

Please write your text in grammatically sound English. All manuscripts submitted to the journal will be subjected to a preliminary evaluation. Manuscripts which do not comply with the layout of the Journal will not be accepted. It should be noted that no change and/or addition shall be allowed on the manuscripts accepted for publication. Authors who feel their English language manuscript may require editing to eliminate possible grammatical or spelling errors and to conform to correct scientific English may wish to use proper English Language Editing services available.