INSTRUCTION FOR THE AUTHORS OF SCIENTIFIC WORKS
Bi-monthly Aesthetic Cosmetology and Medicine is a peer-reviewed journal, indexed in the Index Copernicus and Pol-Index. The published works are in the following categories: academic papers, research, case studies, review articles, reports, interviews, polemics, articles of socio-professional and professional specialization, technical reports. The source literature, book reviews and industry news are also published.
The journal is edited by the editors of the paper and in the electronic version. The published works are in the following areas: Anatomy & Morphology, Behavioral Sciences, Biochemical Research Methods, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Dermatology, Economics, Education, Scientific Disciplines, Law, Management, Health Science, Medicine, Legal, General & Internal Medicine, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical, Physiology, Women’s Studies, Allergy, Pharmacy, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Oncology and management of healthcare units, law and education.
Each work should contain an abstract and keywords in English and in Polish.
The front page should include a title in English and Polish, detailed addresses of all co-authors (address, e-mail and phone number) as well as the mailing address of the main author.
Each author should have only one affiliation.
The work layout should consist of an abstract, an introduction, an aim, the chapters, a conclusion and references (bibliography). The literature, which the author refers to, should be listed and numbered in the order it appears in the text (not in the alphabetical order), in square brackets, at the end of the sentence, before the period (e.g. [1, 2]. or [1-5]).
Drawings, chemical formulas, charts, photographs, tables, etc., must have appropriate references in the text and be numbered in the order they appear along with indicating their source.
Abbreviations used: drawings (fig. 1), chemical formulas (fig. 2), charts (fig. 3), photographs (pic. 1), table (table 1).
LITERATURE FORMATTING (AMA Citation Style)
- Articles in scientific journals
Surname(s) of the author(s), initial(s) of name(s) /period/. Full title of the article /period/. Name of the journal/period. Year of publication; number of volume(number of issue)/colon/numbers or page range/period/.
Example: Malinowska S, Perzanowska I, Marianowska A, Jędrzejczyk M, Mlosek RK. Laser and IPL epilation. The factors determining epilation effectiveness. Aesth Cosmetol. 2018;7(6):705-709.
Work of authorship (of one or more authors)
Surname(s) of the author(s), initial(s) of name(s) /period/. Title of the book /period/. Place of publication /colon/: full name of the publishing house /semicolon/; year of publication /period/.
Example: Hadgraft J, Guy RH. Transdermal drug delivery. New York: Mercel Dekker; 1989.
Collective work (edited, composed of texts by different authors)
Surname(s) of the author(s), initial(s) of name(s) /comma/, ed. /period/. Title of the work /period/. Place of publication /colon/: full name of the publishing house /semicolon/; year of publication /period/.
Example: Orfanos C, Happle R, ed. Hair and hair diseases. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 1990.
Please make sure to replace the “(red.)” abbreviation with the “ed.” abbreviation in English version.
Chapter in a book
Surname(s) of the author(s), initial(s) of the name(s) /period/. Title of the chapter /period/ In: surname(s) of the author(s)/editor(s), initial(s) of the name(s) /period/. Title of the book /period/. Place of publication /colon/: full name of the publishing house /semicolon/; year of publication /colon/: numbers or page range/period/.
Example: Cesarini J. Hair melanin and color. In: Orfanos C, Happle R, ed. Hair and hair diseases. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 1990:165-197.
Please make sure to replace the “[w:]” with the “In:” in English version.
Name of the portal /period/. Link /period/. Accessed dd.mm.yyyy /period/.
Example: Aesthetic Cosmetology. www.kosmetologiaestetyczna.com/ike/5.2017/#12. Accessed 05.12.2020.
You can also get exact guidelines for AMA references formatting from here:
Authors are not entitled to a fee for the submitted works. In the case of a positive review, the author will receive a free copy of the issue, in which their work was published. The editors reserve the right to introduce editorial changes in published articles. All rights in relation to the texts printed in the bi-monthly “Aesthetic Cosmetology and Medicine” are reserved. Sending a work for publication is identical to the transfer of copyrights to the publisher.
The submitted works cannot be published in other magazines. The articles published in the bi-monthly ” Aesthetic Cosmetology and Medicine” become the property of the editorial office. Reproduction in whole or in fragments or translation into another language may be made only after obtaining the written consent of the editorial office.
Articles submitted to the editorial office are peer-reviewed.
The editorial office is not responsible for the statements, opinions and data contained in the submitted works or advertising materials. The editorial office reserves the right to make stylistic changes and to correct wording.
The submission of works takes place exclusively in electronic form, in * .doc format, to the e-mail address: email@example.com
Authors submitting their manuscripts to Aesthetic Cosmetology and Medicine are obliged to use a unique ORCID number (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). It is a popular digital tool allowing for the identification of the author and their research work in scientific communication. You can register for an ORCID number for free at: https://orcid.org/.