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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word.
  •  The Manuscript should be written in English only
  • An English Abstract should be provided (250 to 300 words) and Arabic Abstract , for Arabian Authors only.
  • 50% of references are recent and are within the last five years.
  • References are written only in English language with Vancouver Citing & Referencing.
  • The research undertaking, submission request, and copyrights form (available in the Author Guidelines section) should be completed formally and submitted before any action taken by the journal.
  • All authors should be provide their an ORCID ID ( https://orcid.org/register)
  • All authors should submit a cover letter and should be written a carefully (for example follow this link to learn how to write it: https://www.aje.com/dist/docs/Writing-a-cover-letter-AJE-2015.pdf)
  •  If the author used the laboratory animal therefore; the author/s should sign on the animal welfare statement https://bijps.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/bijps/Animal
  • Authors who present Manuscripts reporting studies involving human participants, human data or human tissue are required to sign this form:
  • It is important to mention the full names of all authors with their email and the correct corresponding author with his/her email and full corresponding address ,otherwise the submission will be rejected.

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Iraqi Journal Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Publishing Instructions

These instructions contain three sections, namely: (research template, writing references, instructions for authors), and as below:

1-Manuscript and Review Template

    • The Manuscript  and Review should be written in English only.
    • Abstract typed separately in both languages not exceeding 200 .Arabic Abstract should be provided  for Arabian Authors only.
    • Running title which is a short title printed in the Journal at the right corner of right hand page of the article ( except the lead page ) . A short title of not more than 50 character should be given.
    •  Prepare text using MS Word 2010 (or later).
    • Paper size: A4 . The submitted manuscript has only one column.sized-paper (8.5" x 11") with 1" margins on all sides.
    • Font type: Times New Roman.
    • Title: pt 14, bold, centered.
    • Authors’ Names: pt 12, bold, centered.
    • Author's Addresses: pt 11, the corresponding author should be mentioned (email address and mobile number should be included).
    • The manuscript main titles (abstract, introduction, material, methods of work, results, and discussion): pt 14, bold.
    • The keywords are written under the Abstract (five keywords).pt 11, bold
    • Manuscript text: pt 12.
    • Subtitles: pt 12, bold, non-numbered.
    • The full word "Figure" is used as a heading under the shape or what it represents and an abb. Word “Fig.” is used anywhere in the text.
    • Tables and shapes are placed in the results in the sequence mentioned, not at the end of the manuscript.
    • All numbers are written in the Arabic numerals system (e.g. 1, 2, 3 ...)
    • The authors can separate or merge the results with the discussion.
    • Review article . The total number of words in the review should not exceed 10000 words and the total number of references should not less than 70 reference .

2- Write References 

    • References are numbered and mentioned as they are appeared in the text, using parenthesis (1).

 a ) Journals name abbreviations should be according to the chemical abstract service source index and according to the following sequence: Name of the author(s), Title of the articles, name of the journal, Year, Volume and the first and last page of the paper. References in the chemical abstract can also be used for references that are not available Articles that are officially accepted for publication should be written as in press " or Unpublished results "after the name(s) of the author(s).                                                                     

b) Books should be written as follows:  Name(s) of author(s), name of the book, edition, editor (publisher), place of publication, year, and the first and last page of the chapter.       

3.Instructions For Authors

      • The manuscript can be sent using Submission system in the journal web site.The manuscript is subject to the Turnitin plagiarism detection software before sending to reviewers, preferably the linguistic review in Arabic and English by the authors.The referenced facts adopted in the manuscript should not be taken from arbitrary Internet sites, but only those that rely on research published in international or local journals, books, dissertations, and thesis. The research undertaking, Copyrights and submission request forms (available in the Author Guidelines section) should be completed formally and submitted before any action taken by the journal. Baghdad Science Journal applies the license of CC BY (a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License).   If you need to know information on this license, please follow this link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.The amount of 100 USD (Iraqi Authors) , free of charge  (foreign authors) for IJPS upon acceptance of manuscript.

The author must incorporate revisions required by referees within a maximum period of one month; however, the final copy of the manuscript should be viewed and approved by the author within a period of three days maximum.The author/s should be declared if any, national or international organizations explicitly cover such fees for articles originated in funded research projects. If it is not announced by the author/s and if the grant authorities have a conflicting, in this case, the manuscript will be rejected in any process of publishing while if the paper published in this case the journal marked on the paper by "retracted ".

Iraqi Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 

College of Pharmacy

University of Baghdad

Web site: bijps.uobaghdad.edu.iq.

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