Author guidelines

Manuscript template

Please click HERE to download a Microsoft Word template containing detailed author guidelines for manuscript preparation.

Template: Template_JMAIT Author`s guarantee form

Please click HERE to download a author`s guarantee form. Author`s guarantee form have to be signed and to be send together with a manuscript.

Copyright Transfer Agreement

If your paper is accepted for publication, you will receive further instructions about how to complete the form of the Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA).

Authors’ responsibilities

  • Authors must guarantee that they have written entirely original work. The work has to be clearly and honestly reported, without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation.
  • Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given.
  • Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.
  • Authors must guarantee that the manuscript has not been published elsewhere. Usually, authors should not publish manuscripts presenting the same research in more than one JMAIT or primary publication.
  • Forbidden to publish same research in more than one journal.
  • To confirm/assert that the manuscript as submitted is not under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere. Where portions of the content overlap with published or submitted content, to acknowledge and cite those sources. Additionally, to provide the editor with a copy of any submitted manuscript that might contain overlapping or closely related content.
  • Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.
  • Authors should, also, provide all data related with their manuscript, like list of references and  financial support.
  • When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the JMAIT editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. To cooperate with the editor and publisher to publish an erratum, addendum, corrigendum notice, or to retract the paper, where this is deemed necessary. Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
  • If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.
  • Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process.
  • To maintain accurate records of data associated with their submitted manuscript, and to supply or provide access to these data, on reasonable request. Where appropriate and where allowed by employer, funding body and others who might have an interest, to deposit data in a suitable repository or storage location, for sharing and further use by others.
  • To confirm that all the work in the submitted manuscript is original and to acknowledge and cite content reproduced from other sources. To obtain permission to reproduce any content from other sources.
  • Authors should ensure that any studies involving human or animal subjects conform to national, local and institutional laws and requirements (e.g. WMA Declaration of Helsinki, NIH Policy on Use of Laboratory Animals, EU Directive on Use of Animals) and confirm that approval has been sought and obtained where appropriate. Authors should obtain express permission from human subjects and respect their privacy.
  • To declare any potential conflicts of interest (e.g. where the author has a competing interest (real or apparent) that could be considered or viewed as exerting an undue influence on his or her duties at any stage during the publication process). Funding sources and relevant conflicts of interest should be disclosed.

Open access and an article processing charge

All articles published in JMAIT are published in full open access. An article processing charge of 350 € applies to papers accepted after peer review. For authors from Serbia, the article processing charge is 49500 RSD (including PDV).