Components of a cover letter for journal article submission many journals request electronic submissions if your journal asks authors to email electronic files, you may use either the email itself as the cover letter or include, as attachments, both your article and a one-page cover letter. The scientific journal where you will send your manuscript for publication will most likely ask you to send a cover letter along with your paper even though this letter probably won't be the deciding factor to whether your article should be published or not, it might be a key element to decide whether it should be reviewed altogether. Keep your first letter as a template, making adjustments for each journal if you plan to submit to a journal more than once, save that letter separately under the journal's name this saves you time if the story or poem gets accepted somewhere else and you have to write to withdraw your submission.
Sample cover letter for submission of a paper to an spie journal [your name] [your affiliation] [your address] [date] dear dr [editor name], i/we wish to submit a new manuscript entitled [title of article] for consideration by the [journal name. You have worked hard to prepare your manuscript for submission to a journal you have chosen carefully now, introduce your manuscript with a great cover letteralthough many authors hastily compose this document, the cover letter can make or break your chances of publication: it can make the difference between being granted a peer review and being rejected outright. In general, you will need to submit several things to the journal when you submit your manuscript: a cover letter, the manuscript, and a signed copyright transfer form today electronic submission of manuscripts is increasingly common. Cover letter: in this cover letter clarify any special circumstances and provide any additional explanation regarding prior publication or conflicts of interest as requested with our standard submission questions.
A well-written, properly formatted cover letter is the first impression an editor of a journal has of the submitting author make sure that your cover letter is free of typographical errors, misspellings, casual language, and any other idiosyncrasies such as a nonstandard font. A well-written cover letter for journal submission can influence an editor's decision of publishing the manuscript by giving him a concise understanding of the objectives of the research conducted. As a new author, i appreciate these samples of cover letters for law journal submissions after drafting the cover letter, i compared it to my abstract/summary, which is far more succinct than the cover letter. Suggested jgim cover letter templates (essential and expanded) dear author, your cover letter is the first piece of your work that we read we have included 2 templates, that both satisfy submission requirements for the journal.
I am pleased to submit an original research article entitled neofunctionalization of polymerase rho in ustilago maydis by albert postdoc and my name for consideration for publication in the journal of science. On this page you can enter important information (metadata) about the manuscript - for example, the number of authors, title, abstract, summary points, covering letter, any companion articles and other files such as questionnaires, whether this is a resubmission or a fast track article, etc. The cover letter is your chance to lobby on behalf of your manuscript the letter is far from just a formality and should be written with the same care as your manuscript's text (if not more.
Writing a journal article submission please find below a hypothetical example of a research paper to be submitted for publication in a journal this paper is written is the style and format just as if it was to be actually submitted to a journal. To submit your latest short story, essay or poem, you'll need a cover letter—which is much different from a query use these tips from inside a creative writing program to help your letter make the grade while working toward my master of fine arts at the ohio state university, i did what many. Whether it is a doctoral submission or new research, academics face a number of challenges when submitting their work to journals, from complicated formatting and submission instructions to urgent deadlines. A cover letter can outline the importance of your article to the journal's readers pitching your idea before you commit time to writing you could consider contacting the relevant editor to discuss your submission.
Dear sir, madame, or other: enclosed is our latest version of ms# xx-xxx-xx-, that is, the re-re-re-revised revision of our paper choke on it we have again rewritten the entire manuscript from start to finish we even changed the goddamn running head hopefully we have suffered enough by now to. Submit an article guidelines of the international committee of medical journal files should be submitted via editorial manager and indicate in the cover letter that they are to be. The journal of graduate medical education (jgme) publishes original research articles, educational innovations, narrative and systematic reviews, brief reports, personal essays about teaching and learning, commentaries, editorials, and letters to the editor. How to write a cover letter for a literary journal submission why you shouldn't try to stand out in your cover letter as the publisher of fiction attic press, which publishes flash.
Always submit an accompanying cover letter with every manuscript some journals have very specific requirements for information to provide in the cover letter, and these are usually stated in the journal's instructions to authors. Submit a manuscript or letter as the oldest continuously-published medical journal, our mission since 1812 has been to bring to physicians the best research at the intersection of biomedical. Cover letters are generally authors' first point of contact with journal staff thus, authors should use cover letters to make a good first impression cover letters should be written in standard business letter format and be addressed to the editor in chief of the journal.