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Instructions to authors

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NeBIO publishes original research papers, general article, reviews and correspondence/short communications in the field of environmental and biological sciences. 
*The Journal accept publication of new taxa and new reports.


Instructions to authors

Manuscript preparation
Authors should aim to communicate ideas and information clearly and concisely, in language suitable for the moderate specialist. Experimental paper should contain sufficient detail and references to public sources of information to permit others to repeat the work. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, should not be used or reported without explicit permission from the investigator with whom the information originated. When a paper has joint authorship, one author must accept responsibility for all correspondence; the full postal address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address of the author who is to check proofs should be provided.
Categories
*Research Articles: Original research articles by single or multiple author are accepted under this category. Please adhere and follow instructions for authors strictly while preparing and sending the manuscript.
*General and Review Articles: Detailed and comprehensive review and general articles are accepted under this category, provided good amount of care is taken while citing the references and plagiarism is avoided.
*Correspondence and Short Communication: Short communication includes brief ideas, views and opinions of authors. The write-up should not exceed more than 1500 words.



Papers should conform to the following general layout:
Title page: This should include title, authors, affiliations, email, telephone and fax numbers.
Abstract: This must be on a separate page. It should be about 100-200 words long and should summarize the paper. The abstract should be followed by up to six keywords additional to those in the title identifying the subject matter for retrieval systems. Section headings First-, second-, third-, and fourth- order headings should be clearly distinguishable butnot numbered.
References
In the text, references should be in the following forms: (Singh, 1988); (Prasad and Yadav, 2006). When papers are by three authors, use all names on the first mention and thereafter abbreviate to the first name et al. For papers by four or more authors, use et al. throughout. The list of references must include all publications cited in the text.
Khan, I.A., Prasad, S.N. and Mathur, P.K. 1993. Manipur brow- antlered deer Cervus eldi eldi: its future conservation through rehabilitation. International Zoo Yearbook 32: 39-44.
Badola, H.K. 1994. Bud phenological studies as an aid to forestry research: an overview. Pp. 163-169. In Forestry Research and Education. (eds Dogra, P. D. and Dhiman, R. C.), Diamond Jubilee Publication, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.
Prater, S.H. 1948. The Book of Indian Animals. Bombay Natural History Society. Mumbai.
Chung, S.T. and Morris, R. L. 1978. Isolation and character-ization of plasmid deoxyribonucleic acid from Streptomyces fradiae. In: Abstracts of the 3rd international symposium on the genetics of industrial microorganisms, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 4-9 June 1978.
Healthwise Knowledgebase. 1998. US Pharmacopeia, Rockville. http://www.healthwise.org. Cited 21 Sept 1998.
Figures
All photographs, graphs and diagrams should be referred to as a ‘Figure’ (avoid using "PLATE") and they should be numbered consecutively (1, 2, etc.). Photographs should be of minimum resolution of 300 dpi and supplied in TIFF or JPEG format. Please note that PNG, Powerpoint and doc files are not suitable for publication.
Tables
Each table should be numbered consecutively (1, 2, etc.) and should be cited in the text.
Proofs
Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. One corrected proof, together with the original, edited manuscript, should be returned to the Publisher within 72 hours of the receipt by email.
Copyright
Authors will be asked, upon acceptance of an article, to transfer copyright of the article to the Publisher. This will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information under copyright laws.
Permissions
Responsibility of the author to obtain written permission for a quotation from unpublished material, or for all quotations in excess of 250 words in one extract or 500 words in total from any work still in copyright, and for the reprinting of figures, or tables from unpublished or copyrighted material.


NEW MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION PROCESS

Online Manuscript Submission [CLICK HERE]

Manuscript should be submitted online in editable format i.e .doc or .docx (MS Word)

Authors must strictly follow “Instructions to Authors”. [Click here]
Manuscript should be submitted along with a covering letter and three or four potential referees (optional). 
*Covering letter should include 
  1. Declaration that the submitted work has not been published, not accepted or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  2. Declaration that the submitted manuscript is your original and authentic work.
  3. Declaration that the author will return the proof of the manuscript (if accepted) within one week failing which the author will not blame the editorial team nor the production team for the delay of publication.
  4. Declaration that the manuscript is accordance to the INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS of the journal and the name of the journals in the reference section are not in abbreviated form.
  5. Declaration that the author will not withdraw the manuscript after acceptance and if intend to do so, will be barred from submitting any manuscript in future.
  6. Declaration that the corresponding author had consent of all the co-authors before submitting the article and will take all legal responsibilities related to the article including violation of copyrights and plagiarism.
*Editors will return back submitted manuscript without the above declarations in the covering letter (The necessary action is being taken up to avoid delay of publication and to ensure that authors "strictly follow" the guidelines of the journal).

For any query, please contact: nebio.editor@gmail.com