More importantly, peers and colleagues who read the article and provided feedback before the manuscript’s submission should be acknowledged in the cover letter. How to write a journal article submission cover letter posted on april 26, 2013 by karen kelsky today’s post is a special request post for several clients who have written to inquire how to write a cover letter for the submission of an article manuscript to a journal. Bmj open is an open access journal dedicated exclusively to publishing medical research the journal aims to provide rapid publication of research across a range of medical disciplines and therapeutic areas, through a continuous publication model should the word count exceed this number, please state this in the cover letter upon submission. Since the cover letter should include a statement on why you chose to submit the manuscript to the journal, the editors also provide some guidance on how to go about selecting a journal the cover letter should also include guidelines on suggesting potential reviewers for your work.
Authors should submit a cover letter with their manuscript to support the publication request and outline each author's contributions the letter should also declare potential competing interests, if any. The scientific journal where you will send your manuscript for publication will most likely ask you to send a cover letter along with your paper even though this letter probably won’t be the deciding factor to whether your article should be published or not, it might be a key element to decide whether it should be reviewed altogether. Completing an article for an academic journal is an impressive accomplishment, but don’t turn off your computer yet you still have to write a cover letter to accompany it part query letter, part sales pitch, the cover letter should encapsulate what your journal article is about, convince the.
A cover letter can outline the importance of your article to the journal’s readers pitching your idea before you commit time to writing you could consider contacting the relevant editor to discuss your submission. Simultaneous submissions can cause big problems for authors, reviewers, and journal editors so, it’s best to only submit your article to one journal at a time keep the cover letter’s length to one page (or a page and a half at the most. Sample law review submission cover letters as a new author, i appreciate these samples of cover letters for law journal submissions after drafting the cover letter, i compared it to my abstract/summary, which is far more succinct than the cover letter i now wonder whether i should beef up my abstract or leave it alone. Sample cover letter for submission of a paper to an spie journal [your name] [your affiliation] [your address] [date] dear dr [editor name], i/we wish to submit a new manuscript entitled “[title of article]” for consideration by the [journal name. Suggested jgim cover letter templates (essential and expanded) dear author, your cover letter is the first piece of your work that we read we have included 2 templates, that both satisfy submission requirements for the journal.
Sample coverletter department of science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics my university name of journal street address city, state zipcode dear dr etor: please find enclosed a manuscript entitled: title which i am submitting for exclusive consideration of publication as an article in name of journal. Sample journal manuscript title page d r lance usda-aphis-ppq hawaii methods dev station 4150 ahiki st contact waimanalo, hi 96795 phone: 234-555-1212. Date: journal name: article type: i am enclosing herewith a manuscript entitled “manuscript title” for publication in journal name for possible evaluation the corresponding author of this manuscript is cover letter for submission of manuscript. Writing a cover letter when you submit your article to a journal, you often need to include a cover letter before you start to write though, check the instructions for authors (ifas) of your chosen journal, as not all journals require a cover letter.
How to write a cover letter for a literary journal submission why you shouldn’t try to “stand out” in your cover letter as the publisher of fiction attic press, which publishes flash. Submit a manuscript or letter as the oldest continuously-published medical journal, our mission since 1812 has been to bring to physicians the best research at the intersection of biomedical. A good cover letter can help to “sell” your manuscript to the journal editor as well as introducing your work to the editor you can also take this opportunity to explain why the manuscript will be of interest to a journal's readers, something which is always as the forefront editors’ mind.
Oman medical journal publishes editorials, original articles, reviews, brief communications, case reports, clinical quizzes, clinical notes, and letters to the editor topics of interest include all subjects that relate to the practice of medicine and the betterment of public health worldwide. The letter to the editor of your target journal, also known as the cover (or covering) letter, is something that is all too often overlooked by authors it must not be an afterthought, and its importance should never be underestimated it should be no longer than 200 words the example in figure 1. By accepting this manuscript for review, [publisher name] accepts these terms and agrees that the terms in this letter are paramount and supersede any provisions in any publication agreement for this article, already signed or to be signed at a later date, that may conflict.
How to publish a scientific manuscript in a high-impact journal author such as addressing the letter to the wrong editor or even to the wrong journal tips on writing a good cover letter include: follow the instructions many avoidable delays are incurred because of the lack of adherence to journal submission instructions thus, you. Like most journals, minimum submission requirements cover letter: you will be asked to verify that all listed authors meet international committee of medical journal editor's specific requirements regarding the duties and responsibilities of authorship (see wwwicmjeorg. Components of a cover letter for journal article submission many journals request electronic submissions if your journal asks authors to email electronic files, you may use either the email itself as the cover letter or include, as attachments, both your article and a one-page cover letter. Cover letter requirements vary by discipline and by journal when i submit manuscripts to psychology journals, i always include the following information about the manuscript in the cover letter.
All cover letters should contain these sentences: we confirm that this manuscript has not been published elsewhere and is not under consideration by another journal all authors have approved the manuscript and agree with its submission to [insert the name of the target journal. Free download journal article submission cover letter in this post we're going to provide you best cover letter sample that you can use for your private use or some other official usage these sample cover letters suit a range of situations, including email cover letters and cover letters you can use to ask about available work when a job has. You have worked hard to prepare your manuscript for submission to a journal you have chosen carefully now, introduce your manuscript with a great cover letteralthough many authors hastily compose this document, the cover letter can make or break your chances of publication: it can make the difference between being granted a peer review and being rejected outright. The cover letter is your opportunity to explain to the journal editor how your research is novel and why your manuscript should be published in the particular journal a clear, direct and interesting cover letter can increase the chances of a journal editor sending your manuscript for peer review.