Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The author agrees to the terms and conditions of the License Agreement with Nicolaus Copernicus University. The content of the agreement is available HERE. With regard to the joint publication, the author submitting an article for publication fills in a statement concerning the percentage contribution, in which the contributions of particular co-authors in the submitted text are given. The content of the work is known to all its authors who give permission for it to be published. The completed statement must be uploaded as an additional file along with the article.
All works sent to us are verified by the Scientific Council and after preliminary qualification shall be forwarded to the anonymous evaluation by independent reviewers.
Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institute where the work has been carried out. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.
Conflict of interest
All authors are requested to disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest including any financial, personal or other relationships with other people or organizations within three years of beginning the submitted work that could inappropriately influence, or be perceived to influence, their work.
Role of the funding source
You are requested to identify who provided financial support for the conduct of the research and/or preparation of the article and to briefly describe the role of the sponsor(s), if any, in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; and in the decision to submit the article for publication. If the funding source(s) had no such involvement then this should be stated.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.
The manuscript should be written in good English (American or British), however not a mixture of these.
Use of Word Processing
It is important that the file be saved in the native format of the word processor used. The text should be in single-column format. Keep the layout of the text as simple as possible.
Subdivision – numbered section
Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be labeled 1.1 (next 1.1.1, 1.1.2, …), 1.2 etc. . Please remember that the abstract is not included in section numbering.
- 1. Introduction:
A paper should have a short introduction to state the reasons for the work, with enough reference to previous works on the subject.
- 2. Experimental:
This should be presented as a clear and detailed description of experimental procedures and analytical conditions to enable readers to carry out similar work. Supply sample preparation procedures, name, model and configuration details of equipment used, and data handing methods.
- 3. Results and Discussion:
The original and important findings should be stated.
- 4. Conclusions:
This part should summarize the main achievements and generalize the results of investigation.
- 5. Acknowledgements:
Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.
- 6. List of symbols and abbreviations.
- 7. References
Essential title page information
The name(s) of the author(s)
A concise and informative title
The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s)
The e-mail address, telephone number of the corresponding author
Please provide an abstract of 150 to 250 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.
Please provide 4 to 6 keywords, immediately after an abstract.
Manuscripts should be submitted in Word document file (*.doc or *.docx).
The text of a research paper should be divided into Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, and References.
Materials and Methods must include statement of Human and Animal Rights.
Use a normal, plain font (e.g., 12-point Times Roman) for text.
Use double-line spacing.
Use italics for emphasis.
Use the automatic page numbering function to number the pages.
Do not use field functions.
Use tab stops or other commands for indents, not the space bar.
Use the table function, not spreadsheets, to make tables.
Use the equation editor or MathType for equations.
Save your file in docx format (Word 2007 or higher) or doc format (older Word versions).
References should be numbered sequentially in order of citation and collected in numerical order at the end of the manuscript.
The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text.
Please apply the formats according to the following examples:
 A.B. Smith, B.A. Brown, J. Appl. Chem. Sci. 2001, 10, 100-101.
 B.J. Black, Inorganic Chemistry, Publisher Inc., New York 2001.
Chapter in a book:
 A.C. Horn, in: Organic Chemistry, A.B. Smith, B.J. Black (Eds.), Publisher Inc. New York 2001, p. 100-110.
Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word. http://www.issn.org/services/online-services/access-to-the-ltwa/
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