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:: Authors Guide ::
 | Post date: 2018/04/22 | 

 
How to submit your article
Article admission can be only performed electronically via the JOGCR exclusive website. Please avoid postal or email submitting.
The stages of electronic submission of the article are as follows:
1- Go to the JOGCR's exclusive site: jogcr.com
2- Select "submit an article" in For Authors section in the left menu bar of the site.
3- If you are a site member you can start the process; If not, first register and wait for administrator confirmation.
4- Select and confirm the number of authors, article type and subject(s) of the article in step 2.
5- All parts should be filled in step 3. Note that even if the system confirms the submission, in case of insufficiency of the data or not sending the article's files by the mentioned order, the article will be sent back by the administrator. The Main file must be a Microsoft Office Word 2010 file containing the whole article parts.

General principles
‎- Authors should not send their articles to other journals at the same time before the final result is sent ‎to them by the Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Cancer Research (JOGCR).‎
‎- JOGCR does not publish translated articles.‎
‎- All articles should meet necessary ethical criteria. Ethical considerations should come in methods ‎section. One copy of approval letter from Medical Ethics Committee (human subjects and ‎laboratory animals) of the institute should be included with the manuscript.‎
‎- Informed consent must be obtained from all human participants. The anonymity of patient(s) and ‎confidentiality of medical records must be considered by the author(s) of papers. The eyes and any ‎other remark(s) of patient(s) helping to recognize them must be covered if necessary and registration in ‎TRCT is essential for clinical trial studies.‎
‎- Conflicts of interest: Authors must acknowledge and declare any sources of funding and ‎potential conflicting interest, such as receiving funds or fees by, or holding stocks and shares in, an ‎organization that may profit or lose through publication of your paper.‎
‎- Charges: There are no charges for publication in this Journal.‎
‎- Publishing the articles which have been already presented in a seminar is accepted.‎
‎- All manuscripts are considered to be confidential. They are peer-reviewed by at least 3 ‎anonymous reviewers selected by the Editor-in-Chief.
‎- A finalized electronic version of the article is sent to the submitter for proof reading before publication in ‎order to avoid any mistakes. Corrections should be marked clearly and sent immediately to the JOGCR ‎office.‎
‎‎- Use only standard abbreviations and symbols. Avoid using them in the title and abstract. The full term ‎for which an abbreviation stands [with Exact and clear equivalent Persian word(s)] should precede its ‎first use in the text unless it is a standard unit of measurement. Exact, clear, and common ‎equivalent Persian word(s) of English jargon(s) [expression(s), technical word(s)] must be used as much ‎as possible.‎
- JOGCR is free to edit the received manuscripts.‎ Authors are responsible for their article's content.‎
‎- The entire contents of the JOGCR are protected under international copyright. JOGCR is for your personal noncommercial use. You may not modify copy, distribute, transmit, ‎display, or publish any materials contained on the JOGCR without the prior written permission of ‎it or the appropriate copyright owner.‎
 
How to prepare the article file
The entire text should be typed as single column (Font size: 12; Font type: Cambria; Line spacing: 1) in A4 paper size with 3cm margins from top, bottom, left and right of the page. The article file should contain 4 separate parts: Cover Page (1 page), Abstract (1 page), Text Body (several pages), References List (appropriate number according to article type) and Figures (1 figure per each 1000 words of the Text Body)
 
Cover Page
1- The title of the article should be written at the top (Write the running title below the title of the article).
2- Authors must be mentioned separately in order of appearance on the article with following data:
First name & Surname
Academic Degree (PhD, MD, MSc, etc.)
Affiliation (Department/Research Center, School/Institute, University, City, Country)
(Cell Phone Number, Telephone Number, Fax Number, Post Address and Email are just necessary for the correspondent).
 
Abstract
1- The abstract of all type of articles must have Aims, Materials& Methods, Findings and Conclusion sections and should not be less than 150 and more than 250 words.
Notice: The abstract does not have any introduction at all and is not an introduction to the article. An abstract should express the maximum data related to the article in the minimum possible volume.
2- The keywords must be 3 to 6 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) words with the url of them at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/
 
Text Body
1- The section titles and word numbers of the text bodies are different according to the type of the article.
Original Research
Description: These articles are the result of authors’ researches and must have intervention and data analysis processes (not descriptive).
Sections: Introduction, Materials & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: Accorded to the research size
Words Limitation: 3000 to 4000 words
References Limitation: Min. 25 and Max. 40
Diagrams Limitation: 3 to 4 (Tables, Charts or Pictures)
Qualitative Research
Description: In the fields that the direct investigation of parameters is not possible, the research can be done regarding to the opinion of the experts qualitatively by appropriate documentation.
Sections: Introduction, Participants & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 2 authors
Words Limitation: 3000 to 4000 words
References Limitation: Min. 25 and Max. 40
Diagrams Limitation: 3 to 4 (Tables, Charts or Pictures)
Short Communication
Description: Original researches in the novel fields of research with low number of references that mainly introduce new achievements although having low number of words.
Sections: Introduction, Materials & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 1 author
Words Limitation: 1500 to 2000 words
References Limitation: Min. 10 and Max. 15
Diagrams Limitation: 2 (Tables, Charts or Pictures)
Descriptive & Survey
Description: Articles that just report descriptive data by checklists or questionnaires and have no intervention and data analysis. These are not considered as research articles and can be just accepted according to their strong practical aspects.
Sections: Introduction, Instrument & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 3 authors
Words Limitation: 2000 to 2500 words
References Limitation: Min. 35 and Max. 50
Diagrams Limitation: 3 to 4 (Tables, Charts or Pictures)
Systematic Review
Description: Review article with research structure that is written by experts in the field of research. The material of these articles are other research papers in the field that should be analyzed completely. 
Sections: Introduction, Information & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 2 authors
Words Limitation: 4000 to 6000 words
References Limitation: Min. 50 and Max. 60 (At least 5 references from the authors)
Diagrams Limitation: 1 (Tables, Charts or Pictures)
Analytic Review
Description: Review articles that are written by one expert in the field of research. The author is usually invited by the Editor in Chief to write a review in the desired field and this kind of article is not accepted from newcomers without enough original researches in the field.  
Sections: Introduction, Sections by Author (6 to 8), and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 1 author
Words Limitation: 8000 to 10000 words
References Limitation: Min. 80 and Max. 100 (At least 10 references from the author)
Diagrams Limitation: Accorded to the author
 
Case Report/Series
Description: In exposure to rare case(s), the researcher can report the patient condition, treatment methods and the conclusion. 
Sections: Introduction, Information & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 1 authors
Words Limitation: 1000 to 1500 words
References Limitation: Min. 10 and Max. 15
Diagrams Limitation: 2 (Tables, Charts or Pictures)
Letter to the Editor
Description: This kind of article is written in answer or in critic of the published articles of the journal.  
Sections: Introduction, Sections by Author (1 to 2), and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 1 author
Words Limitation: 800 to 1000 words
References Limitation: Min. 3 and Max. 5
Diagrams Limitation: No Diagrams
2- All articles MUST have Acknowledgments, Ethical Permission, Authors Contribution, Conflicts of Interests, and Funding/Supports sections at the end. If there is nothing to report in each case use “None declared by Authors”.
 
References List
Mentioning the references in all necessary cases should be fully observed (the referencing guide can be found here). To mention a reference, the numbering system should be used (Vancouver Style). Thus, the references should be listed in the reference list based on the order of use in the main text and they should be numbered orderly. Where ever necessary, the number of the given reference should be brought in brackets []. If there is more than one number in a [], the numbers must increase from left to right and be separated by “,” (e.g., [8, 11, 42]. If there are more than two following numbers, they must separate with “-“ (e.g., [12, 25, 32-38, 44-51].
Notice that the only valid references for scholarly articles are those with peer-reviewed content, mean published articles in peer reviewed journals; books, web pages, conference papers and posters, thesis and dissertations and so on are not appropriate references for scholarly articles. Due to this, at least 80% of the cited references of the submitted articles MUST be published articles in peer-reviewed journals. 
 
Figures 
1- All tables, charts and pictures are numbered in order of appearance in the article under the unique title of “Figure”.
2- Figures must not repeat each other’s data or text data.
3- The description of figures should be clear and complete without the need to refer to the text.
4- Each figure should be placed in a separate page in the original size and the description should be written in the same page above (tables) or below (charts and pictures).
5- In the case of charts, the original excel file (or other formats) must be sent.
 

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