Dear Authors, Before submitting papers please note that:
1- The double blind peer review process takes time and you are recommended to be patient until the review process being completed. DAVIJS is a biannual publication and is being published two times a year.
2- The review of papers need your patience. If you are in time limitation and don't have enough time to wait for review, you are highly encouraged to submit your manuscript elsewhere.
3- DAVIS doesn't have any representative in any country.
Call for Papers
The DAV International Journal of Science (DAVIJS) is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal published by D.B. F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science, Solapur.
Types of manuscripts:
Research papers: Not exceeding 8-11 pages should be based on new experimental studies that constitute a significant contribution to knowledge.
Short communications:Theseshould relate to new findings and be succinct.
Review articles: Not exceeding 9-12 pages should bring up current scientific topics or interpretative and critical writings on scientific findings.
Submission of Manuscripts:
Manuscripts are accepted on the understanding that authors have obtained the necessary authority for publication. Manuscripts with multi-authors imply the consent of each of the author and that they have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
Manuscripts should be neatly typed, double-spaced and in Times New Roman font size 12 throughout, including tables, graphs, figures etc. Each page should have at least 2.5 cm margins on all sides, and should be submitted to E-mail: [email protected]
Peer Review :
All submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least three independent referees. Decisions are taken early as possible. Reviewers’ comments are conveyed to authors within 6 weeks. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. Following acceptance, a paper would normally be published in the next issue.
The whole review time depends on receiving referees' comments and revising the manuscripts based on these comments to the author. On receipt of the revised article from the author, and after final approvals by referees, the letter of acceptance is issued to the author by the Editor in Chief.
Prepare the manuscript in Times New Roman font using a font size of 12. Title shall be bold and in UPPERCASE.
Manuscript should start with the title page. Text should be arranged in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion or Results and Discussion (Figure and Table titles and legends), Acknowledgements, References. All pages should be numbered.
Title Page: Title of article / research paper / review or comment must be as brief as possible. Each author must provide his full name and address. In case of joint articles, the corresponding author of the manuscript must be marked with an asterisk, and include telephone, fax and E-mail address at the bottom left corner of the title page. If co-authors are from different organizations, their addresses too should be mentioned.
Abstract: It should start on a new page after the title page and should present the objective of study, the main findings, and principal conclusions, in not more than 250 words. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations avoided; no literature should be cited. All the three categories: Review Articles, Research papers and Short Communications, should have an Abstract.
Keywords: 3-7 keywords are to be provided by authors.
Introduction: It should start on a new page and clearly indicate the objective of study.
Materials and Methods: These include concise details on the methodology adopted, sufficient enough to repeat the experiment. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited and important modifications of published procedures, mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used. Results should be supported by statistical analysis.
Results: The results should be written in the past tense when describing findings. All results in tabular or graphical form shall be described in this section. All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. Tables and figures should be typed on separate sheets.
Discussion: It should contain a critical review of the results of study with the support of relevant literature. It can end with brief conclusions. The Results and Discussion sections can include subheadings, and when appropriate, both sections can be combined.
Acknowledgments: Should be brief and specific.
References: Should be listed in alphabetical order. Articles in preparation or articles submitted for publication, unpublished observations, personal communications, etc. should not be included in the reference list. Journal- names are abbreviated. Authors are fully responsible for the accuracy of references. References in the text, a reference identified by means of an author‘s name should be followed by the date of the reference in parentheses. When there are more than two authors, only the first author‘s name should be mentioned, followed by et al.
Examples: Chaudhary (2000), Patil et al. (2011), (Vadagbalkar, 1983), (Jawale and Dama, 2011), (Mukadam, 1998; Deshmukh, 2010a,b; Jadhav, 1993,1995), (Poul et al., 2001)
Dama L.B., Poul B.N. and Jadhav B.V. (1999). Antimicrobial activity of Napthoquinonic compounds. J. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Monit. 8: 213-215.
Patil S.S., Nikam S.A., Dama S.B., Chondekar R.P., Kirdak R.V. and Dama L.B.(2011).Prevalence of hepatitis-B surface antigen (HBsAg) positivity in Solapur District, Maharashtra State, India. Bangla. J. Med. Sci. 10(2): 91-94.
Jawale C.S., Kirdak R.V. and Dama L.B. (2010).Larvicidal Activity of Cestrum nocturnum (Solanaceae: Solanales) on Aedes aegypti. Bangla. J. Phrmacol. 5: 39-40.
Kokate C.K.(1986). In: Practical Pharmacognosy, 1st ed. Vallabh Prakashan, New Delhi, pp. 111.
Figure legends: should be typed in numerical order on a separate sheet. Graphics should be prepared using applications capable of generating high resolution GIF, TIFF, JPEG before pasting in the Microsoft Word manuscript file.
Tables: Should be kept to a minimum and be designed to be as simple as possible. Tables are to be typed double-spaced throughout, including headings and footnotes. Each table should be on a separate page, numbered consecutively and supplied with a heading and a legend. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text. The same data should not be presented in both table and graph forms, or repeated in the text.
Short Communications should be limited to a maximum of two figures and one table. Abstracts should be in 100 words. Instead of a separate section on Materials and Methods, experimental procedures may be incorporated into Figure Legends and Table footnotes. Results and Discussion should be combined into a single section.
Proofs and Reprints: Electronic proofs will be sent (e-mail attachment) to the corresponding author. Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the manuscript. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage. Authors can freely download the PDF file from which they can print unlimited copies of their articles.
Originality of Manuscripts: The Editorial Board is not responsible for the statements made or opinions expressed by the authors who should ensure that all submitted manuscripts have resulted from original work.
Copyright Policy: Submission of a manuscript implies that the work has not been published before, and that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Acceptance of a manuscript will automatically transfer all copyrights of the manuscript to store, publish, distribute, access, and make commercial use of the article.
Privacy Statement: The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Electronic submission of manuscripts is strongly encouraged, provided that the text, tables, and figures, are included in a single Microsoft Word file (preferably in Times News Roman font with double space).
The cost of each printed version of the journal for each issue is 160.00 USD
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