Preparing for Manuscript Submission

We recommend the authors to read this formatting guide completely as it describes how to prepare manuscript for submissions under CSJ. This helps you to familiarize yourself to CSJ formatting style.

Manuscript Sections

Manuscript Title
Abstract
Keywords
Abbreviations
Body Text
Equations and Formulas
Units
Supplementary
References

Plagiarism:Manuscript Duplicity is a crime thus Plagiarism should be completely avoided. Figures and Tables extracted from any sources are considered as malpractice. The Data extracted must be cited and CSJ  does not encourage exact reproduction of any content.

Publication types:CSJ accepts Original, Reviews, Mini Reviews, Rapid Communications, Case Report, Perspectives, Letters and Editorial.

Manuscript Structure Notations

Manuscript Types Word limit (excludes references) Structure of the Manuscript Page/Figure/Table Limits/ References
Original Manuscript 5000 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Abstract; Keywords; Abbreviations; Introduction; Materials and methods; Results and discussion; Conclusion; References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Review Manuscript 5000 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Abstract; Keywords; Abbreviations; Introduction; Sub headings and sub-sub headings; Conclusion; References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Mini Review 2000 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Abstract; Keywords; Abbreviations; Introduction; Sub headings and sub-sub headings; Conclusion; References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Case Report 1500 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Abstract; Keywords; Case Presentation, Discussion/Conclusion; References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Clinical Image 150 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; One short paragraph describing the Image Maximum of 2 Images
Rapid Communication 2000 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Abstract; Keywords; Abbreviations; Introduction; Materials and methods; Results and discussion; Conclusion, References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Perspective 1000 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Text description, References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Editorial 1500 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Text description, References No Page, Figure, Table or reference limits
Letters 500-1000 words Title, Author(s) & affiliations, Corresponding author details; Text description, References N/A

N/A: Not Applicable

Preparation of Manuscript

Font Styles and other Formatting details:

 

Title:Times New Roman, 16 Bold, Title Case, Centralized alignment

Author(s):Times New Roman, 10 , Center alignment

Affiliations:Times New Roman, 7 Normal, Center  Alignment

Corresponding author:Times New Roman, 10 Normal, and Justified

Headings:Times New Roman, 9 Bold, and Left-Right Alignment

Subheadings or Sub-sub headings:Times New Roman, 9 Bold, and Left-Right Alignment

Spacing:Indentation after/before: 0; Spacing after/before: 0, 1.0 line Spacing

 

Manuscript Titles:Tile should be brief and precise technical enough to explain the content it holds in the manuscript. It is usually free from acronyms, abbreviations or punctuations.

Author(s):Author names need to be mentioned as Last name followed by their concern Initials without space or any punctuation. In case of more than one author is present they should be differentiated by the conjunction ‘and’ in between. Their affiliations are numbered after the initials in superscript. Corresponding author is represented with a superscript star.

Eg: Bella SG 1, Edward HS 2 *

Affiliation(s):Author Affiliations must be provided as: Department, University, Country. email:

Eg: Bella SG 1, Edward HS 2 *

1Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, USA. email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2Department of Cardiology and Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada. email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Corresponding author:Last Name followed by Initials, Department, University, Complete Postal Address, Country, Telephone details;Fax No., Email.

Eg:Christy LI, Department of Cardiology and Surgery, University of Toronto, 172 St George St, Toronto, ON M5R 0A3, Canada, Tel:123-456-7890; Fax: 123-456-7890;Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abstract:The word limit for Abstract is 250 or fewer words. Abstract must summarize specifically the scientific content in the manuscript. Abstracts are short and accurate. Abstracts must be free from citations.

Keywords: Keywords serve as main tool for Indexers as well as Readers to locate your manuscript. Keywords enhance the chances of getting more citations and high readership to your manuscript. An article might contain up to maximum of 4-6 Keywords.

Eg:Lung cancer; Biomarkers; Cancer therapy

Abbreviations:Abbreviations must be separated by semicolon and all the abbreviations used in the manuscript must be mentioned.

Body Text:Respective Manuscript types must be written with the above mentioned structure format. Any of the mentioned structure missing will be resent to the author for further modifications.

Figures & Tables:  Please ensure that all the figures submitted comply with our Image integrity.

Tables: CSJ  requires Tables to be small and presented in Table format. Pie diagrams, Charts etc are considered as "Figures". Tables presented in figure formats are not acceptable. Table legends must be mentioned above the Table. Tables must be provided at the end of the manuscript below figures. Symbols and Abbreviations used in the tables must be presented below the Table.

*Note:Small table denotes that it should fit normally into the windows. Else it should be added as a supplementary table.

Equations and Formulas:For mathematical symbols, Greek letters and other special characters, use normal text or Symbol font. MathType is used only for formulae that cannot be produced using normal text or Symbol font.

Units: SI/IU Units must be represented.

Supplementary Information:Supplementary information is usually provided as an essential background to the Article such as any example, large data sets, methods, calculations, etc. If the manuscript contains any Supplementary data the authors are asked to refer the supplementary data at an appropriate point in the main body of the manuscript. The supplementary information should not contain any figures. It may have Supplementary tables. They are published as raw dataset along with the manuscript.

References: CSJ  follows author-number system (Vancouver Style) where all the references including URLs are numbered successively within square brackets, in the same order of their appearance in the text.