Manuscript Submission Process
Before submitting your manuscript to Compendium of Oral Science (Compend.Oral.Sci ), authors should be familiar with the Editorial Policies.These describe our requirements regarding human and animal research, materials and methods disclosure, and prior publication. Information regarding the expectations of reviewers and editors and the review process are also available on this page.
Letter of Transmittal
This letter must be supplied during submission. The signatures of the corresponding author is required. The letter must have following:
i) Manuscript Title - (50 word maximum) The Author(s) name(s) (identify the corresponding author, with complete address, telephone, FAX, and e-mail information).
ii) Type of Manuscript – Regular Article, Short Communication, Case Report, Review and Letter to the Editor.
iii) Brief Statement of Significance- A statement that describes the significance of the paper.
iv) Statement of Direct Participation - A statement that declares that all of the authors have directly participated in the planning, execution, or analysis of the study and resulting paper, and have read and approved the version submitted.
v) Information - Must include information on prior or duplicate publication or submission elsewhere of any part of the work/study; and a statement of financial or other relationships that might lead to a conflict of interest.
Copies of any permission(s) to reproduce published material, and to use illustrations or report information about identifiable people must accompany the manuscript.
vi) (Optional) The contact information of any suggested reviewers (names, addresses, and e-mail). Manuscripts submitted without a letter of transmittal will not be processed for peer review.
Licence to Publish
The corresponding author will be contacted to complete the “Compendium of Oral Science: License to Publish form” upon an editorial decision of Accept.
Upon acceptance of a paper, authors are required to assign the exclusive licence to publish their paper to the Compendium of Oral Science. Assignment of copyright is a condition of publication, and papers will not be passed to the publisher for production unless copyright has been assigned. A completed Copyright Transfer Agreement must be sent to the address specified on the agreement, before any manuscript can be published. Authors may send the completed original Copyright Transfer Agreement by fax (optional) but must be followed by mail upon receiving notice of manuscript acceptance. Do not send the Copyright Transfer Agreement at submission.
Copyright: Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.