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 cover letter 2 template provides additional context for the editors, which might be useful for a. Title page | abstract | figure/table legends (where used) | references | acknowledgements | author contributions | data accessibility | funding | competing interests | ethical statement | if any of these are missing, your paper will be returned to you to amend a separate cover letter should also be uploaded to support your. In your cover letter, indicate that you are seeking co-consideration and mention the name of the other journal each journal will evaluate the paper independently if both journals decide to review the paper, they will agree on reviewers and will make independent decisions based on feedback from those reviewers. Authors should provide a cover letter describing the conceptual advance of their work, related or competing papers in press or consideration elsewhere, conflicts of interest, and whether submission is in response to a presubmission inquiry authors may request a specific editor, suitable reviewers, and up to.
Sample cover letter/e-mail dear jennifer syverson, misq review coordinator i would like to submit the attached manuscript, “an experimental study of the e- commerce/erp interface in a retail firm,” for consideration for possible publication in the research articles section of mis quarterly my two nominees for senior. Authorship order : the order of authorship should be a joint decision of the co- authors, and should be agreed upon before submission to the journal human reproduction no longer requires authors to cover the cost of printing colour figures each manuscript submission should be accompanied by a covering letter. Submitting creative writing for publication is not that different from applying for a job here's how to format and write an author cover letter.
In addition to economic factors, many editors use the cover letter to screen whether authors can follow basic instructions for example, if a journal's guide for authors states that you must include disclosures, potential reviewers, and statements regarding ethical practices, failure to include these items might. The journal of chemical information and modeling now requires authors to complete and upload this form in lieu of the cover letter in the submission process note: an editorial was published on guidelines for publishing papers in jcim: j chem inf model 2015, 55, 719 doi: 101021/acsjcim5b00180 submissions. Preparing your submission 1 peerj does not accept formal pre-submission inquiries and submissions should not be accompanied by a cover letter (there are fields in our submission form which replace the need for a cover letter) 2 poorly written manuscripts will be returned to the author your submission must be written. 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.
Authors must always follow jbc's data reporting requirements to avoid complications in submission and review preparing the manuscript textpreparing figuresrequirements for data reporting authors should submit the manuscript file , any supporting information files, and, if desired, a cover letter via our online submission. 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] i/we confirm that this work is original and has not been published elsewhere nor. The cover letter gives you the opportunity to present an overview of your manuscript to the editor your cover letter should include the objective and approach of your research any novel contributions reported why your manuscript should be published in this journal any special considerations about your submission. When i wrote my article on writing a synopsis, i mentioned that it was one of the most challenging tasks for authors the cover letter (otherwise known as a query letter), by comparison, should actually be pretty simple the main aim of your cover letter is to give the agent/publisher more detail about your.
An author declaration is a mandatory part of a submission this declaration covers a number of logistic and ethical issues which are described below a template for the covering letter will be found at the end of this document authors may save this template, obtain the required signatures and then upload it as a part of their. 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 download cover letter template your cover letter to the journal editor should include only the information outlined below some journals require. Include a cover letter and complete contact information for the corresponding author (affiliation, postal/mail address, email address, and telephone number) and whether the authors have published, posted, or submitted any related papers from the same study (see previous publication, preprint.
All submissions, including the cover letter, should conform to american psychological association standards in preparing the manuscript, i have attended to the instructions to authors on the school psychology (consistent with the apa standards regarding the cover letter—see section 803, pp 230- 232 of the. The cover letter for every paper derived from the study explains the need for dividing the study into multiple manuscripts this applies even if only one of the submissions is to the british journal of anaesthesia it is essential that the cover letter states that other parts of the study are currently under consideration or in press. To submit your latest short story, essay or poem, you'll need a cover letter—which is much different from a query use these tips from inside a creative writing program to help your letter make the grade while working toward my master of fine arts at the ohio state university, i did what many writing.
For manuscripts with 10 or more authors: the corresponding author will need to attest that each author has contributed to all of the above listed 4 areas and outline in their cover letter each author's contribution to the manuscript honorary authorship is to be avoided the icmje states that contributions solely in the areas. I wanted to share with you a cover letter in which the writer does almost everything right this letter came in “over the transom” (publishing speak for unsolicited) through fiction attic's submittable page dear fiction attic press thank you for considering my work i am an emerging writer with only a small. Many journals require a cover letter and state this in their guidelines for authors ( alternatively known as author guidelines, information for authors, guide for authors, guidelines for papers, submission guide, etc) for some journals, a cover letter is optional or may not be not required, but it's probably a good. A cover letter introduces you and your novel to potential publishers this letter is your first point of contact between you and a publisher, therefore, it is crucial that aspiring authors know how to write a decent cover letter here are three common questions, answered for writers looking to pave a successful path into the world.