Instructions to Authors
Frontiers In Chemical Sciences is a Biannual Journal covering the concepts, innovation and Research in all branches of chemistry including Applied, Analytical, Organic, Inorganic, Physical and Biochemistry and their sub-disciplines. FCS publishes original article, review article, short communications of a high scientific and ethical standard in the Chemical sciences.
Communication: All Communication should be addressed to the Executive Editor, FRONTIERS IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES, Katchery Campus, LMQ Road, Multan, Pakistan
Submission of Manuscript:
Articles may be submitted in Word format (.doc or .docx files) by email to [email protected] Upon receipt, the manuscripts are allocated an identification number and reviewed initially by the Editorial Board, and if found suitable is sent out for review. The manuscripts not on the format are returned to authors. Review of a paper normally takes about two months, and decision, whatsoever, is conveyed to the corresponding author. After acceptance, correction of proofs and transfer of copyrights, a paper is published on its turn.
Review Process: All papers submitted to FRONTIERS IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES are subject to a masked peer review. The criteria for acceptance of articles in the Journal are originality of the idea, unique argument, clarity of objectives, sound methodology, clear and logical analysis and depth of discussion, appropriate examples, consistent structure and presentation, fairly good English and contribution to knowledge. The Editor reserves the right of editing the manuscript, returning it to the author for revision or rejecting any manuscript as unsuitable in topic, style or form with or without requesting external review.
Preparation of Manuscript
A typical page of text in the journal contains ~520 words. Manuscripts should be typed double spaced, with 2.54 cm margin on each side and paginated. Manuscript may be within 4000 words excluding tables, figures and references. Manuscripts may be prepared in the following order:
Title page; would include the title of the article, names of the authors, their institutional
affiliations, postal addresses, contact numbers and email addresses. One author should be
identified as the corresponding author. The email address of the corresponding author will be displayed in the article.
Abstract; The first page of the article should have an abstract of the article in 200-250 words preceding the main text. The abstract should be informative and state the scope of the work, methodology and principal findings.
Keywords (4-6 keywords may be included)
A term to be abbreviated must be written out completely the first time followed immediately by its abbreviation in parentheses. Thereafter, the abbreviation may be used.
Results and Discussions
The American Psychological Association (APA) style of references should strictly be followed. APA does not use footnotes or endnotes for citations. Every citation must appear in your reference list. A list of references should only contain those citations that are given in the text of manuscript. All references should be given in an alphabetical order of works cited in the research paper. The reference guidelines are consistent with advice given in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, and July 2009. The format of references is strictly be followed APA.
Tables (Tables and figures may be indicated by numbers and arranged in manuscript after references. All figures and tables should be cited in the text).