Information For Authors

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, the Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting, or if already registered can simply log in . We encourage readers to sign up for the publishing notification service for this journal. Use the subscription link at the top of the homepage for the journal. If you subscribe, you will receive, via email, the Table of Contents for each new issue of the journal and notifications for Calls for Papers. This list also allows the journal to claim a certain level of support or readership. See the journal's Privacy Statement which assures readers that their name and email address will not be used for other purposes. IJMTFM is adhering to ICMJE and COPE recommendations.

Authors' responsibilities:

  1. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere, or even submitted and been in reviewed in another journal.
  2. Authors must participate in the peer review process and follow the comments.
  3. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
  4. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
  5. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
  6. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
  7. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.
  8. Authors must not use irrelevant sources that may help other researches/journals.
  9. Authors cannot withdraw their articles within the review process or after submission, or they must pay the penalty defined by the publisher.

Publication and authorship

  1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least three international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. Reviewers are being selected by Editor in Chief. Author also can propose reviewers for some journals and article types.
  2. The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, originality, readability, statistical validity and language.
  3. The possible decisions include acceptance, revisions, resubmit or decline.
  4. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
  5. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
  6. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
  7. No research can be included in more than one publication, whether within the same journal or in another journal.

Publishing Ethics Issues

  1. All editorial members, reviewers and authors must confirm and obey rules defined by COPE.
  2. Corresponding author is the main owner of the article so she/he can withdraw the article when it is incomplete (before entering the review process or when a revision is asked for).
  3. Authors cannot make major changes in the article after acceptance without a serious reason.
  4. All editorial members and authors must will to publish any kind of corrections honestly and completely.
  5. Any notes of plagiarism, fraudulent data or any other kinds of fraud must be reported completely to COPE.