Fullscience: Publishing guidelines
Full Science: Publication Guidelines
PUBLICATION GUIDELINES – Full Dentistry in Science
The Full Dentistry in Science has as its mission make public the scientific and technological development achieved by Dentistry following quality indicators. Its objective is to publish researches; clinical cases; systematic reviews and presentation of new techniques; studies that concern the prosthetics community; short communication papers and updates.
Correspondence may be sent to:
Editora Plena Ltda
Rua Janiópolis, 245 – Cidade Jardim - CEP: 83035-100 – São José dos Pinhais/PR
Tel.: (41) 3081-4052 E-mail: email@example.com
Submitted papers should be unpublished and should not be currently under review for any other publication. The Full Dentistry in Science publication holds the copyrights of all papers published, including their translation. However the journal allows posterior reproduction with proper reference to the source. The concepts presented in the published papers are of the authors’ entire responsibility, and do not necessary correspond to the opinion of the Editor-in-chief or the Editorial Board.
Editora Plena does not endorse any product or service announced in its publication or claims of their manufacturer. The journal Full Dentistry in Science as well as the sponsors are not responsible for damages caused by publication of misinformation.
The lead author will receive a copy of the publication containing the published article. Additional copies can be provided but they will be charged.
The Full Dentistry in Science utilizes a publication management system for online submission ad evaluation of papers.
Submissions should be sent by the website www.editoraplena.com.br
- Select the “Full Dentistry in Science” journal, and click on “online submission”
- To submitt a paper it is necessary to present the following information for all the authors (maximum 6 authors): full name; e-mail address; title (maximum two per author) and phone number. Without these data submission will be denied.
The paper should present the following sections:
1. Title Page
- Should contain the title, abstract and descriptors in English and in Portuguese.
- The abstract should be written in English and in Portuguese with a maximum of 250 words. – It should also be divided into the following sections: Introduction - presenting the aim of the study; Methods - describing how the study was performed; Results - reporting primary findings; Conclusion - reporting the authors’ conclusion about the results beside clinical implications.
- The abstract should be followed by 3 to 5 descriptors also presented in English and Portuguese, and in accordance to MeSH/DeCS.
- Text should be structured using the following sections: Introduction; Material and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, References and Figure Legends.
- Figures should be sent as separate file.
- Insert legends for the figures also in the text to guide the final assembly of the paper.
- Digital images will only be accepted in JPG or TIFF, minimum 7cm width and 300dpi. Low resolution images that do not meeting the mentioned criteria should result on the refusal of the paper.
- Images should be sent as separate file respecting the sequence of the system, five images at a time.
- All figures should be cited in the text.
- Maximum of 30 images per paper.
- Figures should be numbered (Figure 1, Figure 2, etc.) in order of appearance.
5. Tables, Graphics and Illustrations.
- Tables should be self-explanatory and complementary to the text instead of simply reinforce it.
- Tables should be numbered consecutively as they are mentioned in the text using arabic numbers
- Each table should receive and explanatory and short title.
- If a table has been previously published it is recommended the insertion of a footnote presenting the credits of the original source.
- Send the tables as text files (Word or Excel for example) instead of graphic files (non editable file).
6. Ethic Committees
- The paper should mention, when necessary, the approval of the Ethic Committee.
Authors should be quoted as follows:
- One author: Silva23 (2010)
- Two Authors: Silva;Carvalho25 (2010)
- Three or more authors: Silva et al.28 (2010)
7.2. Examples of quote:
1. – When the author is mentioned in the text:
Example: “Albuquerque¹ (2003) justifies the positive correlation between the amount of Langerhans cells and inflammatory infiltrate since there is a high antigenic activity in intense inflammatory infiltrates, probably related to bacterial infection, thus requiring a greater amount of Langerhans cells presentation to the lynphocytes”
2. – When the author isn’t mentioned, please use just the superscript numbering:
Example: “Some authors have also reported the use of fascin as a marker for LCs, but it is not specific for LCs as it also detects interdigitating cells, veiled cells and follicular cells, hence the importance of this word¹.”
-All studies mentioned in the text should appear on the references.
- All references should be mentioned in the text.
- References should be identified on the text using superscript numbers in the same order that they appear at the References section.
- Abbreviations of journals’ titles are to be in accordance to “Index Medicus” and “Index to Dental Literature” publications.
- The accuracy of the references lies with the authors, who should provide all data required to their identification.
- References are to be presented at the end of the text in accordance to Vancouver Style (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html).
- The limit of 30 references should be respected.
Utilize the following examples:
Up to six authors
Santos LCS, Nascimento ILO, Santos JN, Gusmão JMR, Gurgel CAS, Valverde L. Immunohistochemistry assessment of Langerhans cells and microvascular density in oral squamous cell carcinomas. Full Dentistry in Science, Editora Plena. 2013; 5 (17):103-109.
More than six authors
Parkin DM, Clayton D, Black, RJ, Masuyer E, Friedl HP, Ivanov E, et al. Childhood - leukaemia in Europe after Chernobyl: 5 years follou-up. Br J Cancer.1996;73:1006-1012.
Verbeeck RMH. Minerals in human enamel and dentin.ln: Driessens FCM, Woltgens JHM, editors. Tooth development and caries. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 1986. p. 95-152.
Thesis, dissertations or courseworks
Author – title of the thesis, award, Institution issuing degree, location of institution. Year, and number of pages.
Leckenby RJ. Dynamic characterisation and fluid flow modelling of fractured reservoirs. PhD thesis. Imperial College. London; 2005 70p.
Camargo ES, Oliveira KCS, Ribeiro JS, Knop LAH. Resistência adesiva após colagem e recolagem de bráquetes: um estudo in vitro. In: XVI Seminário de iniciação científica e X mostra de pesquisa; 2008 nov. 11-12; Curitiba, Paraná: PUCPR; 2008. Disponível em: http://www2.pucpr.br/reol/index.php/PIBI 2008?dd1=2306&dd99=view
Registros de Ensaios Clínicos – International Standard Randomized Controlled Trial Number (ISRCTN)
The Full Dentistry in Science supports the register policies of clinical trials registration of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and recognizes the importance of these initiatives for international registration and dissemination of these studies. Therefore, it will only be accepted clinical researches with a ISRCTN in one of the clinical trial registration systems validated in accordance with the criteria established by WHO and ICMJE. The WHO defines as clinical trial “any research study that prospectively assigns human participants or groups of humans to one or more health-related interventions to evaluate the effects on health outcomes. Interventions include but are not restricted to drugs, cells and other biological products, surgical procedures, radiological procedures, devices, behavioral treatments, process-of-care changes, preventive care, etc.
Registration at Clinicaltrials.gov
Registration at International Standard Randomized Controlled Trial Number (ISRCTN)
Any other matter will be submitted to the Editor-in-chief and the Editorial Board approval.
9. Digital proof
- A digital proof (PDF file) will be sent to the author’s email for his approval.
- The author should analyze the whole content of the archive, including text, tables, figures and legends, and return the archive with the required alterations within a 72 hours period.
- If the author doesn’t answer in 72 hours, the Editor-in-chief will consider the digital proof as the final version of the study.
- It is not allowed to include knew authors in this stage of the publication process.
10. Submission Letter
(referred to in this Agreement as the “work”)
The undersigned author(s) submit the work for publication on the Orthodontic Science and Practice, and attest and warrant that:
1) The work and all other elements of the Work are original work without fabrication, plagiarism, or fraud.
2) The work and all other elements of the Work are not currently under consideration elsewhere and the research reported will not be submitted for publication elsewhere unless a final decision is made that the manuscript is not acceptable for publication by the Publisher
3) All copyrights of the work are from now on property of the Publisher, and no partial or complete reproduction is allowed without the previous authorization of Orthodontic Science and Practice.
4) If the work is not acceptable for publication copyrights ownership transference will be suspended.
5) Agree with the Copyright policy of the Publisher as well as with the previously exposed guidelines.
6) Take full responsibility for the content and completeness of the final submitted work; and understand that if the work, or any other element of the work, is found to be faulty, fraudulent, or in violation of any of my preceding representations, the authors share responsibility and any potential legal liability
Authors’ Name Signature