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Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.
  • Keywords, All figures (include relevant captions), All tables (including titles, description, footnotes) are present.
  • All figure and table citations in the text match the files provided
  • Indicate clearly if color should be used for any figures in print Graphical Abstracts / Highlights files (where applicable) Supplemental files (where applicable)
  • Manuscript has been 'spell-checked' and 'grammar-checked'
  • All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text
  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material
  • A competing interest’s statement is provided
  • Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed
  • Referee suggestions and contact details provided

Author Guidelines

 

Author Guidelines

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Introduction

The Analytical Methods in Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed journal in all aspects and phases of analytical chemistry, analytical methods in environmental chemistry and chemical analysis. This Journal publishes new techniques in analytical chemistry and environmental chemistry. This includes fundamental aspects, instrumentation, new developments, methods and applications including environmental and bio-analysis in humans. Analytical Methods in Environmental Chemistry as an open access journal(Free of charge), focused on publishing the latest and most comprehensive developments and techniques in the field of analytical chemistry, environmental analytical chemistry (soil, waters, wastewaters, and air), analytical chemistry in foods and agricultural, analysis of air pollutants, analytical methods in environmental samples based on nanochemistry and nanotechnology. In addition, this journal invites researchers for submitting of manuscript in special issue with novel and new analytical method for determination of trace metals in humans biological samples (hair, nail, tissue, blood, and urine). Traditional classical methods such as; spectrophotometry, atomic absorption spectrometry, and gas chromatography will be considered.

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Types of Paper

The Journal publishes original research papers and reviews. Authors of reviews should check with the Editor prior to submission to ensure that the topic is appropriate for the Journal. Please write your text in good English (American or British).

Submission checklist

As 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.

  • Keywords, All figures (include relevant captions), All tables (including titles, description, footnotes) are present.

  • All figure and table citations in the text match the files provided

  • Manuscript has been 'spell-checked' and 'grammar-checked'

  • All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text

  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material

  • A competing interest’s statement is provided

  • Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed

The corresponding author with contact details:

  • E-mail address

  • Full postal address All necessary files have been uploaded:

Manuscript:

  • 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

  • Indicate clearly if color should be used for any figures in print Graphical Abstracts / Highlights files (where applicable) Supplemental files (where applicable) Further considerations

  • Manuscript has been 'spell-checked' and 'grammar-checked'

  • All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text

  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material

  • A competing interest’s statement is provided

  • Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed

  • Referee suggestions and contact details provided

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Ethics in publishing

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Ethical Guidelines

 

Declaration of interest

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

 

Submission declaration and verification

Due to Author Responsibilities, submission required below comments, Your submission implies that the work described has not been published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere. The responsible authorities where the work was carried out approve manuscript publication by all authors and tacitly or explicitly. The manuscript will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or Persian language. Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process and all authors have significantly contributed to the research. All authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes. The financial support must be clear write in manuscript.

Changes to authorship

Authors must be consider carefully the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscript and provide the definitive list of authors at the time of the original submission. Any addition, deletion or rearrangement of author names in the authorship list should be made only before the manuscript has been accepted and only if approved by the journal Editor. To request such a change, the Editor must receive the following from the corresponding author:

  • (a) The reason for the change in author list and

  • (b) Written confirmation (e-mail, letter) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement (Change Authorship form).

Copyright & Author rights

Upon acceptance of an article, 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.

Manuscript Submission

Online submission system guides you stepwise through the process of entering your article details and uploading your files.

The system converts your article files to a single PDF file used in the peer-review process. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, is sent by e-mail.

https://www.AMECJ.com/sub/

 

Peer review

This journal operates a single-blind review process. All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Papers deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of three independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. To avoid unnecessary errors you are strongly advised to use the 'spell-check' and 'grammar-check'functions of your word processor.

 

Article structure

Subdivision - numbered sections

Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, etc. (the abstract is not included in section numbering). Each heading should appear on its own separate line.

Abstract

The abstract write in separated page with title and keywords

Introduction

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Material and methods

Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods that are already published should be summarized and indicated by a reference. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source.

Results

Results should be clear and concise.

Discussion

This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate.

Conclusions

The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section.

Supplementary material

Supplementary material such as applications, images, and sound clips, can be published with your article to enhance it.

Acknowledgments

This should explore in end of manuscript before references.

References

All of references in text must be written in this part based on journal format.

 

Essential title page information

  • Title. Concise and informative and avoid abbreviations

  • Author names and affiliations. Please clearly indicate the given name(s) and family name(s) of each author and check that all names are accurately spelled. Present the authors' affiliation addresses below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name and, if available, the e-mail address of each author.

  • Corresponding author. Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. Ensure that the e-mail address is given and that contact details are kept up to date by the corresponding author.

Abstract

A concise and factual abstract is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results, and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. For this reason, References should be avoided. Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should. be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. The word counts not more than 200 words.

Keywords

Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords.

Abbreviations

Define abbreviations that are not standard in this field in a footnote to be placed on the first page of the article.

Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments must be mention in a separate section at the end of the article before the references. Also, List funding sources in this standard way to facilitate compliance to funder's requirements:

Funding: This work was supported by the National Institutes of …….. [grant numbers: xxxx, yyyy];

Footnotes

Footnotes should be used sparingly. Number them consecutively throughout the article. Many word processors can build footnotes into the text, and this feature may be used.

Artwork

The electronic artwork create in a microsoft office application (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

EPS (or PDF): Vector drawings, embed all used fonts.

TIFF (or JPEG): Color or photographs with 300-600 dpi.

Please make sure that artwork files are in an acceptable format (TIFF (or JPEG), EPS (or PDF), or MS Office files) and with the high resolution.

Figure captions

Figures place to the relevant text in the article with a caption in below of it. Also, the figures with high-resolution 300-600 dpi, as a separate JPG or TIFF format uploaded by submission.

Tables

Tables place to the relevant text in the article and as a separate Word format. Also, the Tables as a separate Word format uploaded by submission ( Word 10, Maximum 5 Tables in original papers and 8 tables for review papers).

References

Citation in text

Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list. If these references are included in the reference list they should follow the standard reference style of the journal. Citation of a reference as 'in press' implies that the item has been accepted for publication by DOI..

Reference formatting

There are strict requirements on reference formatting at submission. The author(s) name(s), article title, journal title, volume number, year of publication, and the pagination must be present. Use of DOI is highly encouraged.

Reference style

Text: Indicate references by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given.

Example: '..... as demonstrated [3,6]. Barnaby and Jones [8] obtained a different result ....'

List: Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text.

Examples:

Reference to a journal publication:

[1] J.M. Jimenez, S. Cardenas, M. Valcárcel, Evaluation of single-walled carbon nanohorns as sorbent in dispersive micro solid-phase extraction, Anal. Chim. Acta, 714 (2012) 76-81.

Reference to a book:

[2] W. Strunk Jr., E.B. White, The Elements of Style, fourth ed., Longman, New York, 2000.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] G.R. Mettam, L.B. Adams, How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in B.S. Jones, R.Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing Inc., New York, 2009, pp. 281–304.

Reference to a website:

[4] Cancer Research UK, Cancer statistics reports for the UK. http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/aboutcancer/statistics/cancerstatsreport/, 2003 (accessed 13 March 2003).

Supplementary material

Supplementary material such as applications, images, and tables can be published with your article to enhance it. Submitted supplementary items are published exactly as they are received. Please submit your material together with the article and supply a concise, descriptive caption for each supplementary file.

Online proof correction

Corresponding authors will receive an e-mail with a link to our online proofing system, allowing annotation and correction of proofs online. The environment is similar to MS Word: in addition to editing text, you can also comment on figures/tables and answer questions from the Copy Editor. Web-based proofing provides a faster and less error-prone process by allowing you to directly type your corrections, eliminating the potential introduction of errors. If preferred, you can still choose to annotate and upload your edits on the PDF version. All instructions for proofing will be given in the e-mail we send to authors, including alternative methods to the online version and PDF. We will do everything possible to get your article published quickly and accurately. Please use this proof only for checking the typesetting, editing, completeness, and correctness of the text, tables, and figures. Significant changes to the article as accepted for publication will only be considered at this stage with permission from the Editor. It is important to ensure that all corrections are sent back to us in one communication. Please check carefully before replying, as inclusion of any subsequent corrections cannot be guaranteed. Proofreading is solely your responsibility.

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Authors must be confirmed the conflicts of interest to their work.

  • We confirm that there are no known conflicts of interest associated with this publication and there has been no significant financial support for this work that could have influenced its outcome.

  • We confirm that the manuscript has been read and approved by all named authors and that there are no other persons who satisfied the criteria for authorship but are not listed. We further confirm that the order of authors listed in the manuscript has been approved by all of us.

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