Author Guidelines

Scientific Archives publishes ground-breaking research findings that drive future science to new levels of understanding. We are dedicated in publishing quality research through our prestigious journals. We welcome authors to submit their high-impact discoveries and research ideas in the form of empirical papers to our Scientific Archives journals. Our selection criteria solely depend upon the quality of your submissions in terms of novelty, the significance of the research, and the contribution of the concept to future scientific advancements. Scientific Archives journals follow a single blinded peer review process for the selection of articles. All articles will be evaluated by our review board and final decision-making will be done by the section editors of the specific journal.

All articles should be submitted at our manuscript submission portal https://www.scientificarchives.com/submit along with a cover letter mentioning all authors' details and duly signed by the corresponding author, manuscript draft, figures, and tables. We also accept electronic mail submissions to our email id: submissions@sciarchives.org. All articles submitted to Scientific Archives should strictly adhere to the publisher's formatting guidelines. We suggest the authors understand our editorial and publication policies from the below link to understand the terms and norms of article publication with Scientific Archives. https://www.scientificarchives.com/policies

Categories of Manuscripts

Scientific Archives journals publish original research, review articles, clinical case studies, letters to editor, perspectives, opinion articles, commentaries, book reviews and visual articles. We provide opportunity for authors to submit their evidence-based findings and theoretical insights of high quality to our journals. Authors can refer detailed description of various article types in the table below:

Original Research

Original research or research article is a significant full-length article written based on a programmed study describing a hypothesis, and designed based on a particular research method. The suggested structure of research article is IMRaD including a valid result and discussion.

Review Article

Review articles are conceptual articles written after summarizing the current updates on a particular topic. These articles should describe the major advances and discoveries on the specific topic. The article discussion should suggest a new direction to the research scenario.

Clinical Case Study

Clinical Case Studies are interesting clinical presentations compiled and presented with detailed descriptions of case presentation, treatment, and follow-ups. These studies provide an evidence-based description of the case and management of the disease.

Letter to Editor

Letters to the Editor are responses or comments on a published article written in a format address to the editors of the journal. Letters to editor or opinion editorials are usually written to express the views or opinion on a published piece. This is one way of communication between the author and reader enabling an open platform to discuss things.

Perspective, Opinion or

Perspective, Opinion or Commentaries are scholarly articles expressing or highlighting authors view point on an existing topic or these can be unique ideas/insights on an advancing research. These are group of high impact articles which opens new arenas of open discussion forums in scientific research.

Book Reviews

Book Reviews are scholarly communications which discuss about the content of a book in authors' perspective. Author’s assessment or comments on the published content of the book in 400-600 words comprises of a concise book review. The mandatory sections in a book review include, title of the book, author details, publisher information along with ISBN etc. Book reviews should provide detailed view of the author on the objective of the book, comparison of the book along with the other series of books, presentation style of the author etc.


Article Formatting and Preparation Guidelines

The journal follows a finely tuned and well-crafted format for article publication. Authors are instructed to follow journal suggested format which will be re-evaluated and arranged in our post-acceptance process. Authors are suggested to use the check list below before submitting the manuscript.

  • Cover letter
  • Title
  • List of authors along with affiliations and contact email id
  • Abstract no longer than 300 words
  • Main body (Suggested IMRaD format) preferably in doc, docx, format.
  • References
  • Acknowledgement
  • Author Contributions Statement
  • Figure and Table Legends
  • Display Items [Figures (according to the digital images integrity and standards in eps, tiff, jpg formats) and Tables (in Word)]
  • Supplementary Information

Title page

The title page should contain a full title and a running title (not more than 15 words); full names of all the authors (first name, middle name, last name) along with affiliations of all authors and their institutions, departments, or organizations (affiliations should be designated using the numericals); corresponding author should be designated using * symbol and equally contributed authors should be designated using # symbol. Contact information including telephone number, fax number and email address of the corresponding author must be provided.


Abstract should be written precisely and it should not exceed 300 words. Do not include any citations in the abstract.


Manuscript should contain 7-10 important words or phrases. Keywords must be placed after the abstract.


Clear background information about the subject must be provided. Introduction should emphasize the importance of the research in question and it should clearly highlight the lack of knowledge in current literature. Finally, it should describe the objectives of the study.

Materials & Methods

This section should describe the reagents, and apparatus that were used to conduct the experimental study. It should typically explain the context and setting of the study. If the research contains several methods then this section can be divided into subsections.


This section should report the key findings of the study. It should also report the secondary findings such as secondary outcomes, subgroup analyses, etc. Results can be divided into multiple sections with clear headers.


The main findings of the study must be stated. The research in question and hypotheses must be addressed with specific evidence from the experimental results. Clear competing explanations must be provided for results with multiple interpretations.


In this section, significance of the current study can be stated. The main outcomes of the study should be summarized and limitations of the study can be stated along with future perspectives.

Conflicts of Interest

In this section authors should declare if any conflict of interest exists and they must explain the reason for conflict. If there are no Conflicts of Interest then that must be stated. Corresponding author should take the responsibility in declaring the interests on behalf of co-authors.

Funding Statement

In this section authors should mention the name of the funding agency that supported their research along with grant numbers.


In this section authors can include names of the individuals who have contributed in preparing the manuscript. The names of these individuals should not be listed as co-authors and permissions must be obtained to mention their names.


In the main text, sequential numbering should be followed for references in the order of their appearance. References in the main text should be represented with numbers in square brackets e.g., [5]. Authors should include only the references that are cited in the article and uncited references must be excluded. Reference should be formatted as per Vancouver style.


While submitting the paper, authors should include all figures and tables in the word file of the manuscript. Along with this, authors should submit each figure in separate electronic files. Authors should cite all the figures in the manuscript in a sequential order. Figures can be submitted in Bitmap formats such as TIFF, GIF, JPEG, etc. Figures containing labels should be embedded in separate layers. Each figure should have a separate legend and must be provided as a separate section of the manuscript after the references. Authors must obtain permissions if they want to reproduce a figure published elsewhere.


Authors should cite all the tables in the manuscript in a sequential order and table legends must be provided for each table. Authors should provide Tables in an editable format i.e either in Word or Excel. In case of numerical measurements, units should appear in parentheses in the column headings. Footnotes to tables should be marked with a),b),c) and typed on the same page as the table.

Supplementary Materials

Supplementary materials such as video clips, audio files or datasets can be submitted along with the manuscripts either in a single file or as a .ZIP file (if multiple files are there).


Corresponding author will receive the galley proofs along with instructions after the acceptance of the article. Authors must send the corrected proofs within two to three days of receipt. Only necessary changes will be made in the article at this stage.

Copyright and Permissions

Authors hold the copyright of their manuscripts. All articles published by Scientific Archives are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

Authors are solely responsible for obtaining any permission needed for the reuse of copyrighted materials included in the manuscript.

Article Processing Charges

Scientific Archives is an emerging open access publisher initiated with a theme of promoting open access as the main means of communicating science. We are aiming to erase major misnomers in implementing Gold-Open Access model. Our article processing fee involves only base charges required to cover expenses related to the online hosting, article production and editing charges, cost required to maintain our highly professional team involved in technical and editorial activities, post production, author-proofing, quality assurance and indexing. All individual journals of Scientific Archives has specific article processing fee mentioned for individual article types. International members and allied university or society members can avail special offers on article processing fee based on pre-defined criteria.

Scientific Archives publish articles under CC BY license in an open access model where all accepted articles are available in our online repository which readers can read, share, copy, transform and use the item by providing appropriate credits. We support authors without funding support by providing discounts on article processing charges (APC), but discounts and waivers will be provided only to the most eligible candidates after detailed evaluation. We suggest the authors to check the publication fees before article submission. All requests for discounts and waivers should be requested prior to article submission. We don’t encourage final negotiations after article acceptance. We don’t charge any article submission charges; APC will be charged only after the article acceptance.

Authorship Policy

Authorship policies of Scientific Archives states that all contributors who participated in the study or preparation of manuscript should be credited as an author. All researchers or contributors of the study should be aware about assigning authorship to other collaborators.  Scientific Archives always suggest the contributors to openly discuss and decide about the order of authors as well as responsibilities. Every manuscript submitted to Scientific Archives should contain a mandatory section of Conflict of interest where authors should disclose all or any potential conflicts of interest.

All the agreements between the publisher and authors will be mediated by the corresponding author of the article. The vivid responsibilities of corresponding author includes;

  • Communicating with the publisher during the entire process of initial article submission, peer review, providing authorship details, ethical approval, gathering conflict of interest statements from authors etc.
  • The corresponding author acts as a spokesperson for all further discussions on the article with readers and other correspondences.
  • Corresponding author will receive a final article copy from the publisher and we expect them to validate the article and get the final approval from all the co-authors before proceeding with the article publication.
  • But any changes in the order of authors, deletion and addition of author names after article acceptance should be approved by all the contributors along with corresponding author.
  • Non-Author Contributors who doesn’t meet the criteria of authorship can be mentioned in the acknowledgement section of the article. The persons who have assisted in financial, editorial, technical support can be specially mentioned along with the name and details as a note of gratitude.
Research Ethics and Patient Consent
  • Scientific Archives follows the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals (http://www.icmje.org/icmje-recommendations.pdf) from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Authors should confirm that the submitted manuscript adhere to the ICMJE Recommendations.
  • Authors should ensure that the human investigations were carried out following the rules of the Declaration of Helsinki of 1975. All manuscripts reporting data from studies involving human or animal subjects, should be presented with approval from respective appropriate institutional review board (IRB) or ethics committee. The approval details must be mentioned in the methods section of the respective submission along with the applicable approval number. If the subjects are exempted by the IRB or any authorizing committee, author should cite the respective institutional or regulatory policy in the methods section.
  • Authors of the article should clearly mention the informed consent (whether it is written or verbal) of the participant(s)/patient(s).
Plagiarism and Duplicate Publication

Scientific Archives, as a publisher strive to protect the rights of the authors and we always investigate claims of plagiarism or misuse of published articles. So, authors are requested to check their submission with a duplication-checking software. Articles held with plagiarism issues will be dealt according to the publishing policies.

If the author uses substantial parts of their own published work without prior approval from the journal or without providing the appropriate references, it will be considered as duplicate (or redundant) publication. It is suggested that the author should use appropriate attribution and citation to avoid further retractions or charges of scientific misconduct.


Authors are responsible for obtaining permission from copyright holders for reproducing any illustrations, tables, figures or lengthy quotations previously published elsewhere. Authors should mention the rightful usage of these particulars such as obtaining usage permission or the free access policy applicable.

Reviewer Suggestions

During the submission process, authors may suggest the suitable reviewers. While suggesting the reviewers, authors should provide complete information of the reviewers such as Name, email, phone, address, institutional page. This will help the editor to assess the reviewers’ eligibility. Authors should not suggest current- or past-collaborators, co-authors of the current/any of the past publications, persons from the current- or past institution. Authors can suggest reviewers from among the authors that they frequently cite or the editorial board members, or the scholars who are working in the same field.

Additional Language Editing

As we are English-only publisher, we expect the authors submitting a grammatically sounding manuscript for consideration. For non-native English speakers, we suggest that the manuscript professionally edited & proof read before the initial submission by a native English-speaking colleague, or a reputed English editing services provider. 

However, upon acceptance, all articles undergo publishing standard in-house language editing to particular level. Additional charges may applicable if the accepted article needs extensive language editing. In such cases the corresponding author will be informed the same.

Preprints and Conference Papers

Scientific Archives recognizes preprints as a draft version of a paper made available online before submission to a journal. Authors can submit their preprints for evaluation and possible publication with the Scientific Archives journals. Please be noted that preprint publication does not assure the journal publication. The peer-review process may change the contents of the article in the final version of publication. 

Unpublished conference presentations can be submitted for the consideration of publication. However, they should meet the criteria of a research article. Besides, the author should cite the conference paper in the first place, and author has to obtain appropriate permissions from the respective copyright holder (if any). 

Manuscript Transfer

In certain circumstances, if the editors believe that the submitted/under review/rejected article is more suitable for some other journal (other than the submitted one), the authors may be offered to transfer the journal respectively. This transfer simplifies and shortens the process of submitting article to a suitable journal. However, the authors may accept or decline the transfer offer.

Please be noted that transferring a manuscript does not guarantee the publication of the article as each journal is editorially independent.

Post-Acceptance & Post-Publication Policies

Upon acceptance of an article, the corresponding author will receive e-mail notification and galley proofs subsequently. Galley proofs should be returned to the editorial office with the marked corrections if any within 48 hours; this will ensure timely publication of the manuscript.

It is Corresponding Author’s responsibility to ensure that all authors listed on the manuscript agree with the changes made on the proofs. As Scientific Archives adapted continuous publication process, the Galley proof will be sent for final production immediately upon approval by corresponding author.

Any further additions and corrections in the published article are subjected to editor approval. Authors should note that any additions and corrections by the author(s) in published article may be chargeable as it will be published as a correction (new article). However, if the article needs minor corrections and additions (which will not affect the contents of the article), will be corrected in the original published version.

A published article may be retracted/removed/withdrawn if there are any scientific flaws, data fabrication or ethical reasons. The retraction requests may be raised from the author(s), or readers, or editors. The Editor-in-Chief/Editor of the journal will take a final call on article’s fate. If the article is retracted, a notice of Retraction will be published along with the article with the information about the reason for the Retraction. The original text of the article will remain online, except for legal reasons and extraordinary circumstances where the article will be completely taken down from the web.

Expressions of Concern

The journal will issue expression of concern for a published article if the editorial office/editor noticed or learned that if:

  • there is inconclusive evidence of research on the article
  • misconduct of the authors involved in publication
  • there is a peer-review fabrication or publication involving conflict of interest
  • the conclusions were drawn with fabricated or inconclusive data or evidence

The editorial office will investigate the issue thoroughly and replace the expression of concern with a correction or a retraction.

Article Retraction Policy

Editor can retract the articles if any scientific misconduct (duplicate submissions, article published in another journal, bogus claims of authorship, data fabrication, article plagiarism) is noticed. Editor has the right to retract an article at any stage of the publication process if the authors do not reply to communication from the editorial office, even after multiple reminders. In such cases the editor will send an email to the authors stating that article has been retracted and editors cannot be held responsible for the consequences arising from it. In place of the retracted article (only for Articles in Press), the editor will add a PDF stating that article has been retracted as per the Scientific Archives policy.

Article Replacement Policy

In very rare cases an article replacement is allowed by the editor where the authors wish to retract the original published paper containing significant errors with the corrected version.

Article Withdrawal Policy

Authors may withdraw their papers at any time during the publication process. However, they must submit a letter clearly stating the reason for withdrawal. If the article is already published then the editor replaces the article with a retraction note signed by the authors.

Manuscript Withdrawal Charges

Authors may withdraw their papers at any time during the publication process by paying the withdrawal penalty. Editor will collect the penalty charges to cover the costs incurred during the publication process (including cost for plagiarism tool, peer-review system, editing, publishing, maintaining & archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles). As mentioned in the article retraction policy, authors must submit a letter (duly signed by all the authors) stating the reason for withdrawal/retraction along with Manuscript Withdrawal Charges. Authors are not allowed to withdraw the papers without paying the Withdrawal Penalty. Scientific Archives LLC, holds ALL RIGHTS to publish the manuscript without further approval from the author, and can’t be held responsible for publishing of manuscript in any other Journal.

Article Refund Policy

In case of article withdrawal/retraction/removal, Article processing charges (if paid) will not be refunded to authors as publisher incur lot of cost during publication process which includes cost for peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining & archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles. Refunds will be made only in rare cases where there is a double payment made by the authors.