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Information for Authors

Editorial Policy

1. Accessible and constructive peer-reviewed editorial process.
2. Authors retain copyright.
3. Prestigious and international editorial board.
4. Fast and affordable publication.
5. Use of metrics.
6.  Indexing and archiving.


Authorship policies



Submission Guidelines

Cover letter
The title page of the manuscript
Summary
Keywords
Introduction
Material / Subjects and Methods
Results
Discussion/Conclusions
Funding sources
Non-Author contributors
Conflict of interest
Acknowledgments
References
Tables
Figures
Supplement material
Language
Submission Format


Author´s resources

Best practice in Research reporting
Reporting Guidelines for specific studies


About Open Access

What is an Open Access article?
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Licencia Creative Commons
This work is under Creative Commons license Attribution Non-Commercial CC-BY-NC 4.0.



Authorship criteria


Qualifying for authorship
Authorship group

Information for reviewers

Peer review guidelines


Accepting or declining invitations
Submitting the review
Competing interests


Evaluation criteria

Writing the review


Editorial Process


Decision process
Notifying reviewers of decisions
Revisions
Become a reviewer
Help


Publication Types

Types of articles accepted by each journal

We will consider the following article types:

IBJ PLus

IBJ Clinical Pharmacology

IBJ Infectious Diseases

Specific guidelines for each section

Originals
Systematic Reviews
Case reports and case series
Letters to the editor
Perspectives
Research protocols
Therapeutic protocols and guidelines consensus


Competing interest


What Represents a Competing Interest?
What to Declare?
Financial competing interests:
Non-financial competing interests:
Who Must Declare Competing Interests?
Authors
Editors and reviewers
Readers
Editorial Actions and Decisions

Other Policies and guidelines

Ethical guidelines



Patient consent and confidentiality



Disclosure of Funding Sources

What to declare?
Funding Statement
How to declare




Privacy Statement

Disclosure policy



Content License



Using IBJ Content

Example citation:


Guidelines for Illustration and Figures


Figures, Tables, and Images
Preparing images files for submission
figure1
figure2
figure3
Supported file formats
Figure size and resolution
Figures on the web:
Figures in the final PDF version:
Figure file compression:
Figure legends:
figure4
Chemical schemes:
Data:
Submitting Copyrighted or Proprietary Content:


Revising your manuscript


Submission instructions
Request an extension
Corresponding author responsibilities
Name and affiliations
Professional Medical writers
Changes in author list
Editor and reviewer requirements


Plagiarism

Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:


Confidentiality



Anonimity



Figure preparation