If you are submitting a revised paper to the same journal, note that the response letter to the reviewers is different from the cover letter used at initial submission these statements assert that the authors followed standard practices, which may include (i) adhering to ethical guidelines for research involving. A well-written, properly formatted cover letter is the first impression an editor of a journal has of the submitting author make sure that your cover letter is free of typographical errors, misspellings, casual language, and any other idiosyncrasies such as a nonstandard font a good cover letter will ensure that the content of your. Write carefully many authors rush to finish the cover letter during the submission process remember that the cover letter may be the only thing that the title authors type of article (especially if not original research) give a 1- or 2- sentence summary of the paper definitely mention if this paper. Use these templates to write a cover letter that explains to the journal editor how your research is novel and why they should publish your manuscript. The submission category/genre you chose among those described in the instructions for authors (to help clarify the evaluation criteria) you may also optionally include nominations of editor, associate editor or reviewers for example: we hereby submit the manuscript entitled to be considered for publication in ejis we.
After the hard work of perfecting your manuscript and selecting a target journal, one more task remains before submission: writing a cover letter cover letters not only introduce your manuscript – they offer an important opportunity to convince journal editors to consider your manuscript for publication. Writing a cover letter when you submit your article to a journal, you should include a cover letter some journals will provide information about what to include in your cover letter in their instructions for authors if no guidelines are provided, please use this sample cover letter as a guide. It is also common to confirm that the paper has not been submitted or published elsewhere if part of the research has already been presented or published, explain this carefully, highlighting what is new in the manuscript you are submitting even if information of this kind is not requested in a cover letter,.
The example in figure 1 is, of course, how you should not write the cover letter fgure 1 how not to write your cover letter this poor effort would certainly not help the editor in question to seriously deem your paper fit for publication it does not say who the writer is, what he is submitting and why it should be considered for. Cover letter december 26, 2007 editorial department of asian journal pharmaceutical sciences shenyang pharmaceutical university no103, wenhua road, shengyang 110016, china dear editor of ajps i am submitting a manuscript for consideration of publication in asian journal of pharmaceutical sciences. 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 letter although many authors hastily compose this document, the cover letter can make or break your chances of publication: it can make the.
Instead, check to see whether the journal's instructions for authors have any cover letter requirements (eg, disclosures, statements, potential reviewers) please find enclosed our manuscript, [manuscript title] by [first author's name] et al, which we would like to submit for publication as a [publication type] in [name of the. A manuscript should be accompanied by a good cover letter for journal submission, as it can increase a researcher's chances of getting published editors receive numerous cover letters, so it is important to frame a letter that draws an editor's interest to your research researchers should consider including. Suggested cover letter for author journal submission dear [ publisher or editor name] enclosed is a manuscript to be considered for publication in. Convey that this manuscript is not being considered for publication elsewhere 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.
Deposition of research manuscripts (eg research articles, short communications and methods & techniques) prior to submission on community pre-print servers, or of conference presentations online, will not be authors should provide details of the deposition in the cover letter accompanying manuscript submission. Sample coverletter department of science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics my university city, state zipcode weekday, month day, year dr ed etor please find enclosed a manuscript entitled: title which i am submitting for exclusive consideration of publication as an article in name of journal the paper. All authors of this research paper have directly participated in the planning, execution, or analysis of this study • all authors of this paper have read and approved the final version submitted • the contents of this manuscript have not been copyrighted or published previously • the contents of this manuscript are not now.