The submitted manuscripts should fit into one of the following categories: original article, scientific note, literature review and letter to the Editor. Manuscripts will be accepted for publication, when, for the various categories, they have the following characteristics:
- the manuscript and the accompanying figures, separately.
- Highlights: 4 to 7 sentences highlighting the importance of the work and summarizing the results.
- suggestions, with a short justification, for three ad-hoc reviewers for the manuscript (indicate name, institution and email).
- declaration (download here) printed, signed and scanned (or digitally signed) that there is no conflict of interest, ethical or financial, involved in the manuscript or its authors. Also, that the manuscript submitted does not breach the authorial rights of third parties or the guidelines adopted by Nematoda to avoid plagiarism or any other lack of scientific ethics (see here).
Procedures for Submission of Manuscripts:
Using Nematoda's platform for submission (for now the editor's email will be used: firstname.lastname@example.org), the corresponding author will provide the following:
On submitting the manuscript, the corresponding author can request that certain scientists should not be ad-hoc reviewers, because of conflicts of interest.
All communication between the author(s) of manuscripts and the journal must be carried out exclusively through the Editor in Chief.
Authorial Rights of the Articles:
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0), which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Costs of Publication:
With the aim of supporting the costs of processing, evaluation, editing, publishing and indexing the articles, as well as the costs of supporting personnel and software, there will be a publication fee of US$ 22.50*(R$ 90,00) per printed page (there is no submission fee).
This fee will decrease if authors are members of the BNS, in accordance with the table below.
|Ratio members/non members||Publication fee per printed page|
|If all authors are members||US$ 7.50 or R$ 30,00|
|If ratio members/non members is 75-25%||US$ 11.25 or R$ 45,00|
|If ratio members/non members is 50-50%||US$ 15.00 or R$ 60,00|
|If ratio members/non members is 25-75%||US$ 18.75 or R$ 75,00|
|If none are members||US$ 23.50 or R$ 90,00|
*One Dollar corresponds to 4.00 of a Real.
There will be no publication cost for the Associate Editors. For each manuscript reviewed, the ad hoc reviewer will receive a discount of 20% on the publication fee of any article of which he/she is the author. This discount is accumulative.