Preparation for Manuscripts

Papers will be accepted in English language; American or British usage is accepted but not a mixture of both.The article should be typed on one side of A4 paper single spaced, double Colum format. Times New Romans for English and Simplified Arabic for Arabic language (in Abstract), font size12&10 for Arabic and English languages respectively should be used. The top, bottom and side margins should be 30 mm each. The accepted paper should be submitted in a website written in office word for windows together with one hard copy. The paper structure should be as follows:

Title page: The title of the article must be concise and specific, not more than 25words, written before the text, author name (s) should be fully written. Place where the work has been done and affiliation (s). Present author (s) affiliation, postal and e-mail addresses, as well as a telephone number of the corresponding author.

Abstract: Should be short (100- 300 words), written as a block paragraph and state the background, objectives of the study, methodology, the significant findings and conclusions. Avoid references, non-standard abbreviation and acronyms.

Key words: Should be carefully selected (5 -8) words.

Introduction: Include the problem investigated; approached adopted provide adequate review of relevant researches, hypothesis and objectives.

Materials and methods:  Should include and describe when, where and how the study was conducted. Methods could be described in detail to allow replication or evaluated by peers. Scientific names should be used with common names in parenthesis for the first time; thereafter the common names may be used throughout the paper. New methods or techniques should be detailed. SI units should be used.

Results: Should be clear; include the data collected and type of statistic used for analysis, main findings of the research should be presented using past tense. Tables should be numbered consecutively in English and titles at top of the page, good quality photographs may sometimes be used.

Discussion: Significant results are evaluated and interpreted, do not repeat the results but refer to objectives and hypothesis. Relationships of result with previous researches are to be discussed. The discussion could be poled with the result sections as results and discussion.

Tables: Should be self-explanatory, numbered consecutively in English numerals and supplied with a heading. The same data should not be presented in both table and graph form or repeated in the text, units of measure should be metric, appropriate position should as near as possible to the place where they are referred to in the text.

Figures legends: Should be typed in numerical order, graphics should be prepared using applications capable of generating high resolution, use English numerals to designate figures and upper case letters for their parts, begin each legend with a title and include sufficient description so that the figure is understandable without reading the text of the manuscript, information given in legends should not be repeated in the text, photographs are not encouraged.  

References: Name –year system should be used ( sometimes referred to as the Harvard System), in this system the author surname (s) and year of publication are given in the text; for example: (Ibrahim, 2016), the citation for tow authors is as follows: Ibrahim and Gubartalla (2015), and for more than two is Ibrahim  et al.,When two or more documents with different authors are cited within a parenthetic citation, they are cited in chronological sequence from earliest to latest. Examples of how to write a reference

A journal: Gubartalla, A. EL. and EL-khidir, I. (2004). Natural Nesting Sites and Comb Structure of the Dwarf Honeybee Apisfloera Fab.  In Khartoum State, Sudan. University of Khartoum Journal of Agricultural Science. 12 (2), 209-218.

Books are listed as follows: Author surname (s); Author (s) initials; year of publication; title of article; Gomez, K.A. and Gomez, A.A. (1981). Statistical procedures for agricultural research with emphasis on rice. Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.

 In case of an article in a book, it listed as follows: -Author surname (s); author (s) initials; year of publication; title of article; initial (s) and surname (s) of editor(s); title of a book; name of publisher; place of publication. Ơ Hair, K.K. (1991). Growth of sweet potato in relation to attack by sweet potato weevils. In: Jansson, R.K. and Roman. K.V. (eds.): Sweet potato management: A global perspective. West view Press, Boulder, San Francisco, Oxford; 59-78.

Cover Letter

The cover letter should contain the article title, article type, and the full name of the corresponding author. The corresponding author should briefly summarize why his/her paper is a valuable addition to the scientific literature and specify the type of article he/she is submitting (for example, original article, case report, review article, clinical image). The cover letter should also contain a statement declaring the absence or presence of a conflict of interest. Furthermore, there should be a statement that the manuscript has not already been published, accepted or under simultaneous review for publication elsewhere. Excellence Journal of Medical Sciences does not accept multiple submission and duplicate submission even though the previous one was published in a different language.

Copyright: By submitting a manuscript the, the authors agree that the copyright is transfer toElsheikh Abdallah Elbadri University – Excellence Research Center - Excellence Journal of Medical Sciences.

e-mail: erc@eaeu.edu.sd