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Author Guidelines

Important note:

After registration as an author (By clicking the check box near the following statement "Author: Able to submit items to the journal." in the registration form); Please add the email address ajnp2014@gmail.com

  in your address book so that the messages from Editorial Office do not end up in your spam without you knowing it.

In case you do not like to use the online submission system; which allows you to track the progress and the status of your paper online, you can send your paper directly by email using 

ajnp2014@gmail.com

Submitting your paper using email or using the online submission system will be mean that you read and accept the Submission Preparation Checklist and Copyright Notice found on this page.

 

The manuscript should be prepared in French or in English. "Arial" font should be used. The font size should be of 11pt. All research articles should have the following sections: Title page, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if any) and References.  

Please use the template of the journal  to write your manuscript ( click  here): AJNP-Template

Title: 

The title should then followed by the author name and the institution name and address by indicating suitable superscripts. Title page should contain title of the paper in arial bold face (font size 14), names of the authors in italic face, (font size 10) followed by the address(es) in italic face lower case. An asterisk (*) must be placed after the corresponding authors name as superscript whose email id, fax, telephone number can be given. Corresponding author has the responsibility to ensure that all co-authors are aware and approve the contents of the submitted manuscript.

Abstract: 

This section should detail the problems, experimental approach, major findings and conclusion in one paragraph and should appear on the second page. Avoid abbreviation, diagram and references in the abstract. It should be single - spaced and should not exceed 150 words for full papers.

 Keywords: 

Author(s) must give about 4-6 key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. They must be placed at the end of the abstract.

 Introduction: 

The manuscript should include a brief introduction stating the purpose of the investigation and relating the manuscript to similar previous research. Only information essential to the arguments should be presented.

Materials and Methods: 

This section must contain specific details about the materials studied, instruments used, specialized chemicals source and related experimental details which allows other research worker to reproduce the results. Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote. Results and Discussions The results should be concisely presented. Results and discussion may be separate or combined based on the author’s requirement. Tables and figures should be designed to maximize the comprehension of the experimental data. The interpreted results should be explained clearly in discussions and should relate them to the existing knowledge in the field as clearly as possible. Tables, Graphs and figures (Illustrations) should be inserted in to the main text at respective place they should appear when published and should have appropriate numbers and titles with an explanatory heading. Labels of the table, graph and figures MUST be in the text form and should not form part of the image. Colour photographs and illustrations (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs etc) must be clean originals or digital files would be charged that may be intimated along with the acceptance letter. Those photographs must be clear and sharp. Digital files are recommended for highest quality reproduction.

References: 

References to the literature cited for the manuscript should be numbered in order of appearance in the manuscript and cited in the text with superscript numbers. The reference number should follow the following format.

For Journals Format :

Author(s) of article (surname initials). Title of the manuscript. Journal title abbreviated Year of publication; volume number (issue number): page numbers.

Abderrahim A., Belhamel K., Jean-Claude Chalchat J-C., Figuérédo G., Chemical Composition of the Essential Oil from Artemisia arborescens L. Growing Wild in Algeria, Rec. Nat. Prod. 4:1 (2010) 87-90

 For Books Format:

Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of Book. Ed, Vol, Publisher, City, year, page numbers

 Ethical Matters: 

Authors involving in the usage of experimental animals and human subjects in their research article should seek approval from the appropriate Ethical committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care". The Method section of the manuscript should include a statement to prove that the investigation was approved and that informed consent was obtained.

 Revised manuscript submission:

When revision of a manuscript is requested, authors should return the revised version of their manuscript as soon as possible. Prompt action may ensure fast publication if a paper is finally accepted for publication.

 Final proofreading:

Authors will receive a pdf file with the edited version of their manuscript for final proofreading. This is the last opportunity to view an article before its publication on the journal web site. 

 Online First service:

Manuscripts accepted for publication are published on-line in so called Online First service as soon as they are ready for publication (that is when final proofreading is performed by authors, and all concerns are resolved). Once a manuscript appears on the Web site it is considered as published.

 Copyright:

Authors of articles published in ALGERIAN JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work.

All open access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

Disclosure Policy:

A competing interest exists when professional judgment concerning the validity of research is influenced by a secondary interest, such as financial gain. We require that our authors reveal any possible conflict of interest in their submitted manuscripts.

If there is no conflict of interest, authors should state that “The author(s) declare(s) that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this paper.”

Ethical Guidelines

In any studies that involve experiments on human or animal subjects, the following ethical guidelines must be observed. For any experiments on humans, all work must be conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki (1964). Papers describing experimental work which carries a risk of harm to human subjects must include a statement that the experiment was conducted with the human subjects’ understanding and consent, as well as a statement that the responsible Ethical Committee has approved the experiments. In the case of any animal experiments, the authors must provide a full description of any anesthetic or surgical procedure used, as well as evidence that all possible steps were taken to avoid animal suffering at each stage of the experiment.

 

 

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.

  1. The Submission  implies  that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the editor and the paper is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses arial 11-point font and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About ALGERIAN JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors of articles published in ALGERIAN JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work.

All open access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-  4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, and so forth in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations.

While the advice and information in this journal are believed to be true and accurate on the date of its going to press, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.

 

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