Each cover letter is unique, and those addressed to journal editors by scientists and academics when they submit their writing for publication are no i am delighted to submit an original research article entitled 'led lights increase vitamin c content in greenhouse cherry tomatoes' for publication in. Why would your paper be of interest to the readers of that journal what are the strengths of your paper explain which section of the target journal would be most appropriate for your manuscript (eg, original articles, brief communications, or reviews) in the salutation of the cover letter, make sure that you use the current. The goal of the cover letter lobby for your paper good fit for the journal of interest to the journal's readers no conflicts of interest that would be a opening paragraph manuscript details title authors type of article (especially if not original research) give a 1- or 2-sentence summary of. Have you ever struggled to write up your results into a publishable paper only to get it rejected richard threlfall, managing editor, asian journal of organic chemistry, gives some insider tips on how to improve each section of your article and increase your chances of getting published. These reliable tips will help you write a professional cover letter to accompany your academic or scientific article a cover letter should introduce your research paper to a journal editor and persuade that editor to send your manuscript on for peer review.
A cover letter provides the first impression to the editor about the manuscript, and although the main manuscript plays a major role, the cover letter provides a very useful introduction to the article that will help an editor decide whether to forward the submitted manuscript to reviewers, directly reject it, or even. Sample coverletter department of science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics my university city, state zipcode weekday, month day, year dr ed etor please find enclosed a manuscript entitled: title which i am submitting for exclusive consideration of publication as an article in name of journal the paper. A manuscript should be accompanied by a good cover letter for journal submission, as it can increase a researcher's chances of getting published editors receive numerous cover letters, so it is important to frame a letter that draws an editor's interest to your research researchers should consider including. A good cover letter can help to “sell” your manuscript to the journal editor as well as introducing your work to the editor you can also take this opportunity to explain why the manuscript will be of interest to a journal's readers, something which is always as the forefront editors' mind as such it is worth spending time writing a.
Begin your cover letter with a paragraph that states the name of the manuscript and the names of the authors you can also describe what type of manuscript your submission is (research article, review, case report, etc) in this first paragraph and the next, describe the rationale behind your study and the major findings from. Writing a cover letter when you submit your article to a journal, you should include a cover letter some journals will provide information about what to include in your cover letter in their instructions for authors if no guidelines are provided, please use this sample cover letter as a guide.
Learn how to write a convincing journal submission cover letter, starting from what to include and exclude free downloadable editor's name (when known) name of the journal to which you are submitting your manuscript's title article type (review, research, case study, etc) submission date brief. It may seem obvious, but a journal editor's first serious impression of a submitted manuscript lies not only with the article title but also, rather simply, with the cover letter the cover letter is your first formal interaction with a journal, and it embodies a request, so to speak, to consider your article for. Long papers or short papers • should you chop up your work into lots of little papers • is it ok to publish (almost) the same work in different journals • can you use the same figure in different papers • can you use the same text in different papers • should you write review articles about your own work • what should.
Today's post is a special request post for several clients who have written to inquire how to write a cover letter for the submission of an article manuscript to a journal addendum (4/29/13): please read the follow up to this post, “of cover letters and magic,” as it retracts some of the advice given in this. Begin with a concise opening statement announcing that you are submitting a manuscript entitled [“your title”] for consideration as a research article, letter, brief communication, note, or other format tailored to the journal see a sample opening statement here next, provide a brief but compelling. Writing a cover letter the purpose of the cover letter is to tell the editor why your article should be published in their journal consider using the following template , and be careful to keep it short (1 page) and simple [editor name] i am writing to submit a manuscript entitled [manuscript title] for publication.