Instructions to Authors
Contributions & Copyrights
Articles in English must be sent to Francesca Di Palma,
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post or CD to Editrice Compositori, Via Stalingrado 97/2, 40128 Bologna, Italy. Submissions accepted for publication will be edited. Papers must be accompanied by a statement signed by all authors that the material has not been published elsewhere and is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere (abstracts and letters excluded). Copyrights of the article accepted for publication will be transferred to the Publisher. Unpublished papers will not be returned to authors, unless specifically requested on submission. Proofs are sent to all authors for correction and must be returned by fax within two days.
Papers must be sent as files on CD or as attached files by e-mail. As a rule, manuscripts should not exceed 15 pages. The first page must contain: 1) title of the paper; 2) full names of authors; 3) authors affiliations (department or institution where the work was carried out); 4) full postal address (phone, fax and e-mail) of the author who will receive correspondence and prints; 5) max 5 key words for indexing. The second page must contain a short abstract of the paper.
Figures & Tables
Figures and tables must be cited in the text and numbered consecutively and separately with Arabic numerals. Authors should provide good quality pictures of all figures and tables in .jpg, .tif, .ppt or .xls formats. A list of captions for the figures and tables must be submitted on a separate sheet with Arabic numerals corresponding to the pictures.
Bibliographic items must be added at the end of the paper and numbered in the order of citation in the text. They must include: surname and initials of the authors' first name in small capitals, full title of the works, abbreviation of the review in italics, volume, number of the first and of the last page of the work, year of publication (for example, KAUFMANN R.H., VELTKAMP J.J., MANS M.: Liver-copper levels in liver disease. Studies using neuron activation analysis. Am. J. Med.
, 65, 607-613, 1978). Bibliographic items concerning books must contain: surname and initials of the authors' first name in small capitals, full title of the paper, title in italics of the book in which such paper is contained, editors of the book, publishing house (name and place), first and last page of the work, year of publication (for example, WEINSTEIN M.C., FINEBERG H.V., ELSTEIN A.S.: Clinical diagnostic process: an analysis. In: Clinical decision analysis.
Eds. Galambos J.T., William R., W.B. Saunders Philadelphia, 4-8, 1984).
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