Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- Make sure that the submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
All submissions must be done electronically using the OJS Web interface.
- Only papers written in English using the Brazilian Journal of Biometrics template will be considered.
- Register metadata of all authors with their respective ORCID numbers.
- New submissions must include: (i) a PDF manuscript in BJB style, without the information of authors and affiliations to ensure double blind reviewing process; and (ii) a cover letter addressed to the Editor-in-Chief suggesting at least three potential reviewers.
- Revised submissions must provide: (i) a PDF manuscript in BJB style, without the information of authors and affiliations, where all amends on your manuscript are highlighted; and (ii) a cover letter with a point-by-point response to the reviewer’s comments.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 International that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).