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International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

Impact factor: 1.357

ISSN Print: 1521-9437
ISSN Online: 1940-4344

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

AUTHOR INSTRUCTIONS

Submission of Review Article: Manuscripts are to be sent in duplicate to:
Mrs. Katherina Tsukor
Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, International Centre of Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Mt. Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel. Telephone: 972-4-8-249-218, Fax: 972-4-8-288-197, E-mail: spwasser@research.haifa.ac.il

Receipt is acknowledged. The editor will inform authors of the editor's decision and of any action to be taken on the manuscript as soon as possible. Proof corrections must be made within 48 hours and should be limited to typographical errors

Articles must be concise, clear, and fluent. English should be checked by a native English speaker, spelling should conform consistently to the American form.

Print the entire manuscript double spaced (including references, tables, and figure legends); 26 lines per page of 210-297 mm. Leave margins of 55 mm (left) and 15 to 25 mm (right). Type in lowercase with uppercase only where required by grammar or convention (initials, symbols, acronyms, formulae, abbreviations). Do not break words at the end of a line. Organize the manuscript as follows: title page, abstract, key words, text, acknowledgments, references, tables, legends to figures, figures.

Manuscript Style: Manuscripts should be written with 12 pt. Times New Roman, double spaced, with pages numbered consecutively throughout. DOC or RTF are preferred formats. The manuscript should contain the following parts:
Title page: A full title (preferably not exceeding 80 characters), authors, affiliations, short title (less than 40 characters), and corresponding author information.
Abstract: Try to keep within 250 words.
Text: The main text body should be divided into relevant headings and subheadings.
Tables: Tables should be used only when they can present information more effectively than can be done in running text. Avoid any arrangement that unduly increases the depth of a table, column heads should be as brief as possible, use abbreviations liberally. Lines of data should not be numbered nor run numbers given unless those numbers are needed for reference in the text.
Illustrations: Figures should be numbered in series, and all legends should be typed double spaced and placed at the end of the text file. All figures should be called out in the text in numerical order. Figures should be supplied in a separate file or in individual files. Symbols used in figures (open or closed circles, triangles, squares, etc.) and lettering of labels should be sized for optimum reproduction but should not exceed the size of the journal pages (size requirements can be obtained by emailing journals@begellhouse.com). Color reproduction of figures is possible at the author's expense, rates will be provided upon request.

It is the responsibility of the author to obtain permission to use previously published material. Permission must be obtained from the original copyright owner

References: Number references to the literature or other bibliographic notes consecutively in the text, avoiding repetition by using the number that corresponds to the original reference. Reference numbers are typed as superscripts without parentheses following either the author name(s) or the sentence or clause containing the referenced material. Place numbers after all punctuation with no space between. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms uses the Vancouver Style for all references. This style is available in all commonly-used reference management programs and style manuals. For detailed instructions on using Vancouver Style, visit www.icmje.org. No manuscript will be accepted for publication unless the references are correctly formatted, as follows. List names of all authors, "et al." is no longer allowed. Bibliographic references to classified documents and reports or to unpublished material not generally available to the scientific public should not be used.


Following are samples of reference formatting.

Journal Articles

  1. Parkin DM, Clayton D, Black RJ, Masuyer E, Friedl HP, Ivanov E. Childhood leukaemia in Europe after Chernobyl: 5 year follow-up. Br J Cancer. 1996;73(8):1006-1012.

Book
  1. Ringsven MK, Bond D. Gerontology and Leadership Skills for Nurses. 2 ed. Albany, NY: Delmar, 1996.

Chapter in edited work
  1. Phillips SJ, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh JH, Brenner BM, editors. Hypertension: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management. 2 ed. New York: Raven, 1995, p. 93-114.

Conference Proceedings
  1. Kimura J, Shibasaki H, editors. Recent advances in clinical neurophysiology. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of EMG and Clinical Neurophysiology; 1995 Oct 15-19; Kyoto, Japan. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1996.

Offprints: An order form for offprints, copies of issues, subscriptions, and orders for color figures will be sent to the corresponding author with the author proofs. Authors who wish to purchase any of the above should fill out the order form and return it with author's corrections. Corresponding authors are asked to provide their co-authors with the above information. If you wish to order extra issues or offprints, please fill in the appropriate areas and submit with your corrections Corresponding Authors will receive a complimentary PDF file of their article upon publication of the journal issue in which their article will appear. This PDF file is for your own personal use and cannot be posted on any other websites or used for distribution purposes. If corresponding authors do not receive their complimentary PDF of their article, within 3 months after receiving their page proofs, they should notify Begell House immediately. Begell House will not honor claims for missing complimentary PDFs after the year in which the article is published.