Our Journals

  • Journal of Anesthesia Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Anatomy Forecast – read more
  • SF Journal of Aviation and Aeronautical Science – read more
  • SF Journal of Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering – read more
  • Journal of Bacteriology and Vaccine Research – read more
  • Journal of Cardiology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Clinical Pathology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Cancer Research Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Clinical Case Reports – read more
  • Journal of Dentistry Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Dermatology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Depression and Anxiety Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Emergency Medicine Forecast – read more
  • SF Journal of Environmental and Earth Science – read more
  • Journal of Forensic Medicine Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Family Medicine Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Gastroenterology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Hematology and Oncology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Immunology Forecast – read more
  • SF Journal of Material and Chemical Engineering – read more
  • Journal of Molecular and Cellular Biology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Neurology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Nephrology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Nutrition and Food Science Forecast – read more
  • SF Journal of Nanochemistry and Nanotechnology – read more
  • Journal of Ophthalmology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Otolaryngology Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Oncology Research Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Pediatric and Womens Healthcare – read more
  • SF Journal of Pharmaceutical and Analytical Chemistry – read more
  • Journal of Surgery Forecast – read more
  • Journal of Urology Forecast – read more
Guidelines

Editor Guidelines

    Editor should settle on that the submitted articles are appropriate to scope of the journal or not, after that which are generally reviewed by minimum four experts and handling editor, here review comments are well thought-out; in any case editor decision remains final editor's liability is to provide his/her final decision based on the innovation and quality of the article after the completion of peer review process. Finally the recognition or refusal of article depends on the recommendation from peer reviewers as well as editor.

Responsibilities
  • First of all editors should evaluate and disseminate the scientific material whether it is suitable to scope of the journal/not, and should determine: Is the research question posed important, original and well defined and What are the strengths and weaknesses of the submitted research work.
  • Generally each editor has to review at least two articles per month.
  • Editor consistently improves the journal standards by handling meticulous peer review
  • They should communicate with other board members of that particular journal regarding steady stream of articles, peer-review process, reviewers response within the deadline set, quality of published material
  • They should have skills to rewrite the manuscripts which may have poorly written sometimes
  • Should Provide guidelines to authors for preparing, submitting manuscripts and making revised version according to peer review comments
  • Making editorial decisions with reasonable rate and communicating them in a clear and positive manner
  • Editor should provide the guidelines to editorial office to get quality manuscripts from authors/contributors in constructive manner
  • Editor can easily take the decision based on the reviewer's detailed and constructive comments that will be helpful to the authors to their progressive manuscripts
  • Editor /reviewer should comment on paper as it is Major revision/Minor revision/Re-review
Confidentiality:  All information of the research work must be confidential by the editors/reviewrs and the publication staff.
Reviewer Guidelines

    Reviewers play a major role in publishing. Peer review system is an important process for quality of research, scientific validation and publication

    Manuscript reviewers are vital to the publication process, and as a reviewer you will gain valuable experience in scientific publishing. We invite you to become a reviewer of our journals.

Responsibilities
  • Reviewers should conceal their identity to the authors, at any stage of the publication.
  • Reviewers should not be unfair or partial while reviewing the manuscript.
  • Reviewers should submit the acceptance letter once it is assigned to them and should review the manuscript within the provided time limit in order to make possible completion of the review process.
  • Reviewer should directly inform the editor if the manuscript does not meet the principles of the journal or there is no quality content in the manuscript.
  • Reviewers can directly contact the editor/editorial office if there is any problem in the manuscript while review the article.
  • Articles are assigned based on the research interests of the reviewer. They can approach the assigned editor/editorial office if the manuscript is beyond their skills.
  • Reviewers have to remember that the final decision is: to accept or reject will depend on the comments from the editor.
Some benefits of being a reviewer
  • Being a reviewer opens doors to incredible opportunities. Review services will enhance your knowledge of professional standards; and quickly earn the respect of your peers.
  • The other potential benefit of being a reviewer is that you will be preferred considered to be an editorial board member.
Author Guidelines
Select a journal

    Author wish to publish an article or manuscript should be related subject line as that of a particular journal. For example SF journal of ‘anatomy' will accept articles on anatomy and recent advancements.

Prepare your manuscript

    SF allows publishing different types of manuscripts and follows a format for the manuscripts to be published. Authors necessitate following few guidelines to make sure that your article is well written and received by the researchers and scientific community.

Aspiring for article submission:
Type of Article
Limitation of words (not include references)
Configuration of the Article
Page/Stature/Table Limits/References
Letters
Between 500-1000 words
Designation (Title), Author(s) & Affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Text narration, References
N/A
Editorial
Beneath 1500 words
Designation (Title), Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Text narration, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Perspective
Beneath 1000 words
Designation (Title), Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Text narration, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Rapid Communication
Beneath 2000 words
Designation (Title), Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Abstract, Keywords, Abbreviations, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Clinical Image
Beneath 150 words
Designation (Title), Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, One short paragraph describing the Image
N/A
Case Report
Beneath 1500 words
Designation (Title), Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Abstract, Keywords, Case Presentation, Discussion/Conclusion, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Mini Review
Beneath 2000 words
Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Abstract, Keywords, Abbreviations, Introduction, Sub headings, Sub-sub headings, Conclusion, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Review Manuscript
Beneath 5000 words
Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Abstract, Keywords, Abbreviations, Introduction, Sub headings, Sub-sub headings, Conclusion, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Original (Research) Manuscript
Beneath 5000 words
Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author essentials, Abstract, Keywords, Abbreviations, Introduction, Sub headings, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, References
No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits

N/A: Not appropriate

Font styles and other formatting details:
  • Title: Centralized alignment, Times New Roman, 15 Bold, Title Case
  • Author(s): Left alignment, Times New Roman, 11 Bold
  • Affiliations: Left-Right Alignment, Times New Roman, 10 Normal
  • Corresponding author: Justified, Times New Roman, 10 Normal
  • Headings: Left-Right Alignment, Times New Roman, 11 Bold
  • Subheadings or Sub-sub headings: Left-Right Alignment, Times New Roman, 10 Bold
  • Spacing: Indentation after/before: 0; Spacing after/before: 0, 1.5 line Spacing

Article Titles: Article Title should be concise and accurate technical enough to explain the content it holds in the article. It is usually free from acronyms, abbreviations or punctuations.

Author(s): Author names necessitate to be mentioned as Last name followed by their concern Initials without space or any punctuation. In case of more than one author is present they should be distinguished by the conjunction ‘and’ in linking. Their affiliations are numbered after the initials in superscript. Corresponding author is represented with a superscript star.

Eg: Peters RT1, Robert HS2 and Nicolson LI2*

Affiliation(s): Author Affiliations should be needed as: Department, University, Country, Email.

Eg: John SG1, Robert HS2 and Nicolson LI2*

1.  Department of Medical Anatomy, University of California, USA, Email:John@university.com

2.  Department of Medical Anatomy, University of California, USA, Email: Robert@university.com

*Corresponding author: Last Name followed by Initials, Department, University, Complete Postal Address, Country, Telephone details; Fax No; Email

Eg: Nicolson LI, Department of Medical Anatomy, University of California, 172 St George St, California, ON M5R 0A3, USA, Tel: 123-456-7890; Fax: 123-456-7890; Email: Nicolson@university.com

Abstract: The word limit for Abstract is 250 or less words. Abstract must summarize specifically the scientific content in the article. Abstracts are short and exact. Abstracts must be free from citations.

Keywords: Keywords are important tool for indexers as well as readers to locate the article. Keywords improve the chances of getting more citations and high readership to the article. An article might be contains minimum of 5 Keywords.

Eg: Lung cancer; Biomarkers; Cancer therapy

Abbreviations: Abbreviations must be separated by semicolon and all the abbreviations used in the article must be exposed.

Body Text: Relevant article types must be written with the above mentioned structure format. Any of the declared structure missing will be resent to the author for further modifications.

Figures & Tables: Figures and tables to be attached at the end of the article. Please ensure that all the figures submitted comply with our Image reliability.

Figures submitted should be at least 300 dpi, submitted in Tiff, Giff or JPEG formats only. All the figures submitted must be compatible with clarity. It should be intelligible for the readers to understand related to all disciplines. Excessive color and unnecessary details must be avoided. Allowable pixel size for the Figures is 800 pixels (Standard) and 1200 pixels (high resolution). All the figures submitted must be in standard or high resolution quality. Figure legends must be short and mentioned below each figure. The respective Figure numbers must be mentioned in the body of the manuscript sequentially within round brackets.

Tables should be small and presentation in Table format only. Pie diagrams, Charts etc are considered as "Statures". Tables are sent in figure formats are not suitable. Tables must be provided at the end of the article beneath figures. Symbols and Abbreviations used in the tables must be presented beneath the Table.

*Note: Small table denotes that it should fit normally into the windows. Else it should be added as a supplementary table.

Equations and Formulas: Math Type is used only for formulae that cannot be produced using normal text or Symbol font. For mathematical symbols, Greek letters and other special characters, use normal text or Symbol font. Units: SI/IU Units must be represented.

Additional Information: Additional information is usually provided as vital background to the article such as any example, large data sets, methods, calculations, etc. If the manuscript contains any additional data the authors are asked to refer the additional data at an appropriate point in the main body of the manuscript. The extra information should not contain any figures. It may have additional tables. They are published as raw dataset along with the manuscript.

References: Science Forecast follows author-number system where all the references including URLs are numbered sequentially within square brackets, in the same order of their manifestation in the text.

Reference Format:  Author Names. Reference Title. Journal Name. Year; Volume Number: Pages.

Clinical Images: Clinical images are the figures that show the clinical findings of a particular patient. The clinical pictures also include questions and answers that should educate or remind readers about an important medical state or event. The image should not just describe the picture; however, should be informative enough from a medical schooling view also.

Formatting Guidelines: The title should be in five to eight words. The content relating a clinical question should be within 150 words. The images can be uploaded in .tiff, .jpg or .jpeg format. Our suggestion is use high-quality images. Content should be in one double-spaced electronic document.

Patient Consent Form: If the representation/figure of the patient is identifiable then the patient consent form is required. In case, the eyes are masked then the form is not mandatory.

Submit Manuscript

    Author can submit a completed manuscript at the Submit Manuscript tab in the chosen Journal page.

Peer Review of Manuscript

    Peer review is scrutinizing process where an article is scrutinized by two reviews who specialized in the related field. Every article is going to peer review before it is published in SF Open Access Journals.

Track Manuscript

    Authors can track their submitted manuscript status by contacting editorial team at any time.

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