Alabama Academy of Science Journal
Scope of the Journal The Alabama Academy of Science publishes significant, innovative research of interest to a wide audience of scientists in all areas. Papers should have a broad appeal, and particularly welcome will be studies that break new ground or advance our scientific understanding.
Information for the Authors
* Manuscript layout should follow the specific guidelines of the journal. * The authors are encouraged to contact the editor (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to paper submission to obtain detailed guidelines for the author.
* At least one author must be a member of the Alabama Academy of Science (except for Special Papers).
* The correspondent author should provide the names and addresses of at least two potential reviewers.
* Assemble the manuscript in the following order: Title Page, Abstract Page, Text, Brief Acknowledgments (if needed), Literature Cited, Figure Legends, Tables, Figures.
What and Where to Submit
The original and two copies of the manuscript and a cover letter should be submitted to the following.
Dr. Safaa Al-Hamdani Editor-Alabama Academy of Science Journal
Biology Department Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602
Review Procedure and Policy
Manuscripts will be reviewed by experts in the research area. Manuscripts receiving favorable reviews will be tentatively accepted. Copies of the reviewers’ comments (and reviewer-annotated files of the manuscript, if any) will be returned to the correspondent author for any necessary revisions. The final revision and electronic copies are then submitted to the /Alabama Academy of Science Journal/ Editor. The author is required to pay $100 for partial coverage of printing costs of the article.