INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
ndian Journal of Canine Practice will be Published half yearly (biannually) in a size 19.5cm x 25cm in 2 columns, set solid, In a print area of 17.5cm x 23.5cm.
The official language is English.
All articles should be sent to:
Prof. A.K. Srivastava; M.V.Sc., Ph.D., Chief Editor, I.J.C.P.;
I.S.A.C.P., 21/5, Sector-21, Indira Nagar, Lucknow -226 016, INDIA.
(firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or ak.srivastava firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nature of Coverage: Contributors are welcome which fulfill the following requirements.
Contributor should be a life member of the society (ISACP).
All research / clinical contributions in the field of Canine Practice are accepted.
Original full articles should not exceed 12 typed pages.
Short notes based on experimental evidence, clinical work should not exceed 4 typed pages. Abstract and heated sections are not necessary.
Clinical reviews will be accepted only on invitation.
Book review by subject-matter specialist will be for the book sent to the journal for review..
The spelling should be that of the Oxford English Dictionary
Papers are accepted for publication on the understanding that they have not been published and are not being considered for publication elsewhere and that they have not be republished without prior permission from the publisher.
The authors should send two copies of manuscript which should be typed on A-4 size of Paper either in Page Maker or in Words (Hard Copy) along with the C.D. Manuscript must be typed in double space including title (informative and short), authors name and address, and short title (not more than 15 words) figures and table captions, table and literature citations. Do not use italic type or words of expressions such as et aI., per se, Ibid, in vitro, in vivo etc. Underline when italic is required. At least 2.5 cm margin should be on all sides of the paper. Paper may be sent by Email (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or ak.srivastava email@example.com).
Full papers must be divided into the following sections -
ABSTRACT not exceeding 150words,INTRODUCTION, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS AND DISCUSSION (to avoid repetition), if any followed by ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and REFERENCES (Not more than 2500 words).
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS should be continuous with references at the end of the paper (Not more than 1200 words).
TABLE – Only one table is to be placed on a sheet of paper. It must be typed with its caption and fully comprehensive without reference to the text.
FIGURES – – should be minimum, line drawings, photographs and graphs should be referred as Fig. 1, 2 and so on.
PHOTOGRAPHS – should be sharp, glossy print (black and white). If coloured then properly scanned / print copy. If transmitted through post, illustrations / photograph should not be folded but should be protected by card board paper. The authors have to bear the cost of printing of coloured photographs at the rate of Rs.1,000.00/- per page.
REFERENCES – Correct reference is the – responsibility of the authors. It should be given in alphabetical order with the abbreviations according to world list of Scientific Periodicals. The style should be as follows – Madhu, B. and Lal, S. S. (1987). The in vitro effects of anthelmintics on phosphatases of sheep nodular worm. Indian J. Paras’t., 11: 201-203 ” References to cited books and monographs should’ include the name of authors, year of publication, title, edition, town of publication and publisher e g., Faust, E. C, and Russell, P. F. (1864). Craig and Faust clinical parasitology. 7th ed., Lea and Fabiger, Philadelphia p 4-9. Personal communication should be cited in the text and not in reference list.
REFEREE – Article received will be sent to the referee and authors should improve them by going through the comments of referees.
REPRINTS– Twenty reprints may be supplied to the first author on the payment of nominal charges. Order for reprints will be received with paper. Order for the reprint after receipt of paper will not be entertained.
Imp. Note:: The decision of the Editor is final in all matters pertaining to publication of the articles. No reason shall be given for the non- acceptance of the article. Editor/ editorial board has the right to do final editorial revision of of the accepted articles, restriction of number of pages, tables and figures.
Imp. Note:: It is essential to obtain IAEC / CPCSEA approval in all the projects involving animal experimentation.
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