Guidelines for Authors

AUTHOR GUIDELINES

      Kosmos Publishers  are committed to provide easy and valuable publication services and promote international scientific community by publishing premium journals to provide subscribers with high quality scientific data . We are dedicated to maintain the utmost standard of professional ethics, accuracy and value in all matters allied to handling manuscripts and reporting scientific articles.

Manuscript Submission

      All the manuscripts should be submitted online and you will be directed step wise execution for uploading your files or you can directly send it via designated email.

Cover letter 

      Each new accommodation ought to have an introductory letter. The introductory letter ought to contain original copy title, brief portrayal and applicable data towards the extent of the article and furthermore incorporate finish contact points of interest like address, phone number and email address of the relating creator and all the co-creators assuming any. Any further extra data, for example, suggested commentators or irreconcilable circumstance can likewise be included the introductory letter.

Types of articles

  • Original Articles
  • Research Articles
  • Review Articles
  • Case Reports
  • Short Report
  • Commentary
  • Letter to Editor
  • Methodology Articles
  • Video Article
  • Image Article

Manuscript preparation

General format for preparation of all types of articles.

  1. Title
  2. Abstract
  3. Keywords
  4. Main text
  5. References
  6. Tables and Figures
  7. Preparing additional files

Title

General information regarding an article and its author is presented on the manuscript which includes :

  • Informative title- suitable to content of article.
  • Name(s) of author(s) and author affiliation(s) with complete address (es).
  • Corresponding author name (Ensure that phone numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address.
  • Short version of title (less than 40 letters and spaces).

Abstract

      The abstract should provide background for the study, basic procedures, main findings, principal conclusion. The abstract should be not more than 250 -300 words. If possible divide abstract into subject and conclusion for better portrayal.

Keywords

Kindly provide 4 to 10 keywords representing the article content. All of them will be arranged in alphabetical order.

Text format

Manuscripts should be submitted in MS word format or PDF.

  • Use normal, plain font (e.g., 12-point Times New Roman) for text.
  • Use the automatic page numbering function.
  • Usage of borders is not necessary action.
  • Font size can be 12.
  • Do not use field functions.
  • Use the table function instead of spreadsheets to make tables.
  • Use the equation editor or Math Type for equations.

References

      Kosmos Journals uses the numbered citation (citation-sequence) method. References are listed and numbered in the order that they appear in the text. In the text, citations should be indicated by the reference number in brackets. Multiple citations within a single set of brackets should be separated by comma and where there are three or more sequential citations, they should be given as a range. Example: "... now enable biologists to simultaneously monitor the expression of thousands of genes in a single experiment [1,5-7,28]." Make sure the parts of the manuscript are in the correct order for the relevant journal before ordering the citations. Authors are requested to provide at least one online link for each reference (preferably PubMed). Because all references will be linked electronically as much as possible to the papers they cite, proper formatting of the references is mandatory.

Please use the following style for the reference list :

  • Published papers: Kent DM, Ruthazer R, Weimar C, Mas JL, Serena J, et al. (2013) An index to identify stroke-related vs
    incidental patent foramen ovale in cryptogenic stroke. Neurology 81: 619-625.

Book Reference: Author details (surname and initial(s)).(Year). "Chapter Title" (in Regular). Details of Edition (if any), Title of the Book (in Italic). page no's

Web Reference: Author details (surname and initial(s)). Title. Name of the website Year. Available at : [URL]

News Reference: Author details (surname and initial(s)) : Title of the News. Name of the news paper Dated.

Tables

  • Use only Arabic numerals in all tables.
  • Always cite the tables in the text in consecutive numerical order.
  • For each table, please supply a table caption (title) explaining the components of the table.
  • If you use data from another published or unpublished source, obtain permission and acknowledge that source fully.
  • Footnotes to tables should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters (or asterisks for significance values and other statistical data) and included beneath the table body.

Figures

      The figures and their legends ought to be clear, straightforward and make accessible in a different record or toward the finish of the original copy. The worthy configuration for figures are PDF, doc, JPEG, TIFF, PowerPoint, BMP, and so forth. Superfluous figures and parts (boards) of figures ought to be stayed away from. All figures ought to be refered to in the paper in a successive request like fig.1,fig.2. Whenever images, bolts, numbers or letters are utilized in figures to recognize parts of the representations and clarify every one unmistakably in the legend.

Abbreviations

Abbreviations should be clearly spelled out in the text for the first time and used consistently thereafter.

Preparing additional files

      Despite the fact that Journal title does not suggest any limitations on the length of information in a paper, yet at the same time creators may wish to give informational collections, tables, motion picture documents, or other data as extra data. These records can be transferred utilizing the "Upload File" catch in the original copy accommodation process. The greatest record estimate for extra documents is 20 MB each and documents will be infection checked on accommodation. Any extra records will be connected into the last distributed article in the frame provided by the writer, however won't be shown inside the paper. They will be made accessible in the very same shape as initially gave.

       Authors should mention the following information for all additional material at the end of the document in a separate section :

  • File name, File format (include correct file extension and a URL of an appropriate viewer if format is unusual)
  • Title of data
  • Description of data

Additional data files should be referenced clearly by file name within the text of the article, e.g. 'See additional file 1: Movie1 for the original data used to perform this analysis'.

Competing interests 

      Competing interests can be from financial or non-financial relationships, hence author should be aware and declare the fact.
Examples for financial and non-financial competing interests:

  • Receipt in any form of an organisation or individual related to the subject matter.
  • Ownership of stocks or shares in organisations directly related to the subject matter.
  • Receipt of grants or funding.
  • Membership of relevant boards.
  • Related patents/applied for patents.
  • Known relationships that will hinder impartiality (e.g. colleagues, family, mentor, previous supervisor/student).
  • Political, religious, ideological interests.

Author contributions

  • In order to give appropriate credit to each author for their participation in designing the work, conducting experimental procedures, validations, data acquisition, compilation, analysis and interpretation are specified in this section.

According to ICMJE guidelines, All contributors should meet the criteria :

  • Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work.
  • Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content.
  • Final approval of the version to be published.

Acknowledgements and funding :

      Individuals contributing towards the work in some other path than a potential creator for the composition planning, ought to be recorded in affirmations area referencing their commitments. It is prescribed to recognize the financing source(s) and portray the association of subsidizing body or association in the entire work. Consents ought to be allowed by all who are recognized in this segment.

Consent and Ethics :

      While announcing the examinations on human subjects, show whether the methods pursued have been affirmed by an Ethics board of trustees (as per moral norms on human experimentation and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as updated in 1983). Try not to utilize patients' names, initials, or doctor's facility numbers, particularly in illustrative material. Distinguishing data ought not be distributed in composed portrayals, photos and families except if the data is basic for logical purposes and the patient (or parent or gatekeeper) gives composed educated assent for production. Educated assent for this reason necessitates that the patient be demonstrated the composition to be distributed.

Style and Language

      Kosmos accept original copies composed just in English. Spelling ought to be US English or British English, however not a blend. Quality, logical names ought to be in italic, however protein items ought to be in plain sort. There are no boondocks on the length of articles submitted, yet writers are urged to be succinct for the enthusiasm of perusers. There is no confinement on the quantity of figures, tables or extra documents that can be incorporated with each article on the web. Figures and tables ought to be consecutively referenced. Writers ought to incorporate all important supporting information with each article. Kosmos will not alter submitted compositions for style or dialect; commentators may educate dismissal with respect to an original copy on the off chance that it is endangered by linguistic mistakes. Writers are encouraged to compose acceptable and to be checked by co-writers (assuming any) before accommodation. In-house copy editing will be negligible. Non-local speakers of English may make utilization of a copy editing administration.

Proofs

Proofs of manuscript will be sent to all authors for minor corrections and approval.

Reprints

      For reprints, authors are requested to contact through email. At which time an estimated cost of the reprints will be furnished. Actual cost can only be provided after publication, as this depends on the length of the article. No reprints will be provided when they are requested after this.

Copyright

      According to Kosmos online copyright and license policies (Creative Commons License 4.0) the authors are copyright holders for all articles in Kosmos Online (Journal Name) and have granted the right to reuse, reproduce or disseminate the article. Web links and URLs should be included in the reference list. They should be provided in full, including both the title of the site and the URL.  If an author or group of authors is associated with a web link, such as for weblogs, then they should be included in the reference.

Manuscript Withdrawal Policy

Author may wish to withdraw his manuscript after submitting. To withdraw a manuscript we do not charge any fee, only if he/she withdraws it within a week. If author wishes to withdraw manuscript after Peer-review, then he/she will be asked to pay partial processing fee. Each and every manuscript submission costs us certain amount along with overhead cost during processing. Manuscripts peer review process is completed and it has been worked into a journal issue, we have incurred costs on our end that need to be reimbursed. We ask authors to pay 30% of the original article processing fee in case of withdrawal.

For any queries or any discussions regarding manuscript withdrawal/article processing fee, please contact us at: contact@kosmospublishers.com