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MANUSCRIPTS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY, MONGOLIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
ONE. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUSCRIPTS
1.1. Manuscripts for the Proceedings of the Institute of Biology should be organized as follows: Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), The email address of the corresponding author, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, and References.
1.2. Manuscripts for the Proceedings of the Institute of Biology are required to take a part in contributing for solving biological field issues, and which gained certain results on their main focused topics.
1.3. Manuscripts must be submitted in Mongolian and English.
1.4. Page size should be (A4) portrait 29.7 х 21.0 cm maximum 6 papers and 2 columns (column width 7.62 cm, column spacing 0.75 cm). The submission file must be in “Microsoft Word” file format. Manuscript texts must be typed in “Times New Roman”, 12 pt. Don’t use “Header”, “Footer”, “Footnote”, and “Page numbers”. Page size must be following 2 formats:
1.5. Use SI units. Don’t use blank space, dot, and comma when writing SI units such as cm, mm, g and etc. However, there must be space between numbers and units (3 cm). When write units such as cm, mm, g, don’t use blank space, dot, and comma. Нэгжийн олон улсын систем (SI) ашиглана. Use percentage (%) in tables and figures. There must be no space between numbers and percentage (100%). Write species names in italics. Numbers from one to ten must be written by words and numbers 11 and more must be written by numbers. It does not work following cases: (a) when sentence starts with numbers, (b) when numbers have units (5 kg). Thousand, millions should be written without any dots or comma, only use space (10 000; 5 000₮)
TWO. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND MANUSCRIPT ORGANIZATIONS
2.1. Title: Title should be specific, informative, and concise. It should be written “Times New Roman” 12 pt, Bold, and centered. Use sentence case, which capitalize only the first letter of the word, remaining words should be lower case (This is written in sentence case). As for spacing “Space before: 6 pt., Line spacing: single”. If there is subtitle, write it in “Times New Roman”, 11 pt, and “Italic”.
2.2. Authors: Names of all authors should be placed above the title, written in “Times New Roman”, 10 pt, centered, and “line spacing: 1.0 lines, spacing before 0 pt, spacing after 0 pt”. Names of all authors should be written by full names including surname and given name. Author’s affiliation should be numbered 1,2,3… above the names with superscript letters. The corresponding author should be marked with asterisk (*). The affiliated institutions are to be listed directly below the names of the authors. Authors who work in same affiliation should be marked same numbers.
Examples of writing authors:
2.3. Author affiliation: Affiliated institutions should not be abbreviated. It should be listed directly below the names of authors without space. Write it in “Times New Roman”, 10 pt, align left, “line spacing single”, and “italic” in one column. Include department, institution, aimags, city, and country name.
2.4. Corresponding author: E-mail address of the author to whom correspondence should be written “Times New Roman”,10 pt, “italic”, align left, without underline and “line spacing 1.0 lines”, “spacing after 0 pt”.
2.5. Abstract: Abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, goal, methods, principal results, and major conclusions. A concise and informative abstract is required. Please provide it within 15-20 rows, “Times New Roman”, 10 pt, justified, and “line spacing single”.
2.6. Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide maximum 5 keywords which identify most important subjects of the manuscripts. It should be singular, noun, “Times New Roman”, 10 pt, “line spacing single”, мөр хоорондын дээд, доод зай single, and “Italic”.
2.7. Introduction: The introduction should provide the necessary background information of study allow readers to understand purpose and significance of the study, define problem addressed and why it is important, brief review of its previous studies, and aim of the work. Introduction should be 10% of the manuscript.
2.8. Materials and methods: Materials and methods should provide details to allow others to fully replicate you study. It should contain materials of the study, places, timing, equipment and procedures. If the study using the previously published method, it does not have to be in detail. However, if this method is modified in certain way, it has to be mentioned and cite reference. This section should be 20% of the manuscript.
2.9. Results: Results provide figure, graphic, tables, diagrams with cohesive description. All figures and tables should not be exceeded 8. Avoid using additional materials such as secondary figures, tables, photos, and too big tables. Figures, tables, diagrams and their descriptions should be sent separately. Use “Times New Roman”, 10 pt.
2.10. Discussion: Discussion should provide explanation, interpretation, analyzes of results. It should focus on explaining and evaluating what found on study and comparing how it relates or differ from other studies. It should provide pre-conclusion, and identifies gap for future research. This section should be 30% of manuscript.
2.11. Conclusion: Conclusion should be concise and clear which summarize results.
2.12. Acknowledgements: Please acknowledge person who contributed to the study including individual, organization, researcher, teacher, funding sources (project name, number). Only use official words for acknowledging and avoid extravagance.
THREE. GENEREAL REQUIREMENTS OF REFERENCES AND MAKING CITATION FOR MANUSCRIPTS
3.1. In order to make citation use “REFERENCES” as a title with “Times New Roman”, 11 pt written below “Acknowledgements”. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list.
3.2. Citation numbers should start from the beginning of manuscripts in square brackets . Commas and dots should be written after citation brackets.
3.3. References should be listed and numbered in the order that they appear in the text.
3.4. Use programs such as Zotero, Mendeleev and make citations according to IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
3.5. If number of authors from the cited books, research paper, review papers are within five, write all names of authors. If it exceeds five, write only first author and others names should be written et al.
4.1. Informative science manuscripts can be submitted without conclusion.
4.2. All Manuscripts, information should be submitted to editorial board of journal.
4.3. Manuscripts should be written in organized well written without misspelling and grammatical error. It is required include all cited scientific studies in references section.
FIVE. RECEIVING MANUSCRIPTS
5.1. Submission announcement would be openly announced. The manuscripts should be submitted only through e-mail (email@example.com).
5.2. The manuscript which completes all the requirements of guideline of submission and submitted before deadline would be received.
5.3. In order to improve quality of manuscripts, it is available to be peer reviewed.
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