Author Guidelines

Image submission

High resolution images with description have to be submitted by the authors through email mentioned for submission. Regardless of the source of word processing tool, only electronic PDF or Microsoft Word document files should be submitted. Authors should take all the responsibilities related to copyrighted image during the submission and publication process.


International Journal of Medical & Clinical Imaging includes articles from various fields. Journal intends to include the topics like Magnetic Resonance Angiography, Spine MRI, General Whole Body MRI imaging, MR Arthrography, Magnetic Resonance Cholangioancreatography (MRCP) and so on.


Journal accepts images related to Breast MRI, Chest MRI, Musculoskeletal MRI, Knee MRI, Shoulder MRI, MRI Prostate, MR Urography, MR angiography of limb vessels, MR venography, Cytology & Histology Images, Diagnostic method Images, Oncology Images, Immunology Images, Forensic science Images, Clinical case Images, Ophthalmology Images, Chemotherapy Images, Transplantation images etc.


Submission
Submit your contribution through online submission system or mail your work at imaging@scitcentral.com


Terms of Submission
Only the unpublished Images with description should be submitted and are not currently under consideration by another journals.

Title 
Titles should be brief and should specifically describe the content of the image (max. 25 words)

Digital Image checklist

  • Images should be submitted in JPEG, TIFF, PDF or PPT format only and limited to four individual files only
  • Description of Image should not exceed 250 words and should be submitted in PDF or Microsoft Word Document only
  • Images should be captured at the following minimum resolutions: halftones and colour (all colour must be RGB) 100-200 dpi; combination halftones 350 dpi; line art 500 dpi to match the journal criteria
  • All illustrations to be provided as separate files while crop out any black or white spaces residing the image
  • Photographs, radiographs and other halftone images to be saved at the resolution of 300 dpi
  • Photographs and radiographs with text must be saved as postscript or at a resolution of at least 600 dpi


About Case Blog

  • Original blog write up not exceeding 300 words
  • Blogs related to broad spectrum of medical and clinical fields
  • Appropriate image to be attached along with the case blog
  • Citations/References (URL) should be mentioned properly

Presentation

  • Considerable contrast is mandatory
  • Six words per line and six lines per slide to be embedded in the presentation
  • Bulletins have to be left justified
  • Keep font sizes consistent (Serif vs. San Serif), Font 48pt
  • HD images or photographs to be used
  • 30 slides per presentation are preferable
  • The author should verify that all multimedia material is embedded in the file


Graphical abstracts
A graphical abstract is a pictorial presentation of visual summary of the article. This can be the figure availed from the same article or represented from a different article or designed exclusively for the purpose.

A graphical abstract should support the readers to have a clear glance at the pictorial representation. As the graphical abstracts would be online, it can be intended to embolden browsing, promote scholarship and promote readers to avail similar abstracts for article write up.

Authors must contribute a high definition image that clearly depicts the work in the article. An adaptable figure can be included along with content and hence can be submitted as graphical abstract

Criteria’s to follow

  • Abstract heading for “Graphical Abstract” should be within the image file.
  • File type: preferred file types are TIFF, EPS, PDF or MS Office files.
  • Images should be captured at the following minimum resolutions: halftones and colour (all colour must be RGB) 100-200 dpi; combination halftones 350 dpi; line art 500 dpi to match the journal criteria


Video Article

Author has to submit the relevant video in any of the following formats:

.Flash (.flv, .f4v), Shockwave Flash (.swf), QuickTime Movie (.mov), MPEG (.mp4, .m4v), 3GPP Movie (.3gp, .3g2).


Author can also upload the relevant video file to www.youtube.com and we will process the video within the article.

 

Author biography
Each submission should include a short biography, complete affiliation, Address, E-mail, Fax, Telephone number (active communication details)

All the supplementary material should not exceed 20 megabytes
Acknowledgement: This section includes acknowledgment of people, grant details, funds, etc

Proofs
Electronic proofs will be sent as an e-mail attachment to the corresponding author as a PDF file. Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the content. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the content at the proof stage. Authors will have free electronic access to all versions (HTML, PDF and XML) of their content.

Copyright
Authors retain all the copy rights for the articles published in the International Journal of Medical & Clinical Imaging.

All works published by SciTech Central are under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This permits anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.


APC

The Open Access format of publication allows all the readers (researchers, scholars, scientists etc.) a wide and open source of scientific literature and for the same reason, this format allows free access to all the published work available on World Wide Web.


Unlike subscription based model of publishing, the Open Access model provide wide visibility and creditability with the citations for each view of the published article which indicates the quality of the article published.


The Article Processing Charges (APC) or Manuscript Handling Fee(MHF) is always associated with the Open Access Model of publishing. The minimum Fee which is required for the article consists of various components such as manuscript handling including processing of article, quality check, double blind peer review, pdf conversion, xml conversion, html conversion, editing at the international level, increased number of pages, colour effects, video effects(in video-articles), professional graphical editing, unlimited author’s corrections, etc.


The APC/MHF can be covered by the Author/Sponsor/University Grant/any financial aid from author’s side. This APC/MHF is always associated with each article to be published in SciTech Central International Journals. For the Inaugural Issue there would be a nominal fee for ACP in SciTech Central International Journals. After the Inaugural Issue, the Article Processing Changes or Manuscript Handling Fee for SciTech Central International Journals will be 1527$(USD)/1442£ (GBP)/1405€ (EUR)


Note: For Video Articles additional fee of $517 will be charged as the out-sourced processing charges.


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