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Georgia Academy of Science: Information for Authors.


Dr. John V. Aliff

Editor. Georgia Journal of Science Georgia Perimeter College PO . Box 506. Auburn. Georgia 30012-0506 678-630-8119/ Associate Editor; Vacant The Georgia Journal of Science will accept original contributions pertaining to the eight different sections of the Academy. The Editorial Board consists of one representative from each section The manuscripts are reviewed by at least two reviewers, the editors then make the decision on acceptability. The Editor in Chief reserves the right to reject any manuscript that is not in proper form or written in acceptable English when first received at the editorial office. The editors reserve the right to make minor changes in the text of a manuscript to improve its composition provided the author's meaning has not been changed

Senior authors are required to be members of the Academy or a charge of $35 00 per published page will be incurred. Proof of membership or the payment of page charges is due before publication of the article The membership application is included in this publication.

Manuscripts should be concise and consistent in style and use of abbreviations The original plus three copies of the manuscript should be sent to the Editor in-Chief at the above address The original manuscript must be typewritten and double-spaced on one side of good quality white paper. 8 1/2" x 11". with one-inch wide margins Please provide a disk copy in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works or WordPerfect (IBM Gone or Macintosh).

Scientific papers should be organized according to the following sections: (1) Title Page (2) Abstract & keywords (3) introduction (4) Materials & Methods (5) Results (6) Discussion (7) Acknowledgments (8) References

Title page. This page should contain the complete title of the manuscript, names and affiliations of all authors, institution at which the work was done and name and address for correspondence. The e-mail address of the designated author to whom correspondence is addressed should be designated by an asterisk and their e-mail address included when appropriate.

Abstract. This page consists of 100-150 words summarizing the major finding and conclusions in the paper.

Tables, Tables must be numbered in order of appearance with Roman numerals Each must have a title and be keyed into the text.

Legends. A legend must accompany each illustration and must define all abbreviations used therein.

Illustrations. AD illustrations must be numbered in order of appearance with Arabic numbers. Photographs should be submitted on glossy prints (5" x 1" or 8" x 10") All graphs should be printed with a laser printer on white paper All lettering must meet professional standards: typewritten or hand lettering is unacceptable

References. In the text, references should be cited consecutively with numerals in parentheses In the final list they should be in numerical order including the complete title of the article cited and names of all authors

Journal abbreviations should follow. Index Medicus style In the following examples notice the punctuation, do not use all capitals, do not underline. Journal articles:

(1). Singleton ER. Herbert WD, Zepatka FA and Handy MK A modified medium for recovery of Salmonella from cocoa powder Ga J Sci 42 67-73. 1984 Books:

(2). Zachar J "Electrogenesis and Contraditing in Skeletal Muscle Cells " Baltimore University Park Press. p103. 1971. Articles in Books

(3). Lipton JM and Nathan DG. The role of Tymphocytes in human erythropoiesis. In The Lymphocyte (Self and Miller, Eds) New York: Alan R Liss. p57, 1981

The editors recognize that History of Science articles need a different format and therefore footnotes are acceptable when typed consecutively on a separate sheet of paper in order of their appearance in the text. In all instances, Arabic numbers should be used as superscripts for footnotes appearing in the text. Footnotes should be brief and should not include material that can be inserted in the running text.

Research Notes are accepted provided they relate new and important findings. Letters to the Editor may be included if written concisely in GaJSci style with appropriate references. Letters will be limited to: 1) Issues of scientific integrity or 2) Expansion of theses presented in a previous paper published by GaJSci The editorial board of GaJSci may accept or reject a letter based on its scientific relevance and accuracy

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Publication:Georgia Journal of Science
Article Type:Editorial
Geographic Code:1U5GA
Date:Dec 22, 2013
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