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Submission guidelines

How to determine your article type

Effective, as of October 10, 2019: to submit your manuscript to JITC, please visit the new submission system (ScholarOne) at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jitc. Submission guidelines for JITC are available from the “Instructions & Forms” tab in the top right corner of the ScholarOne page.

*Please include a ‘Personal cover’ as a separate attachment before the ‘Manuscript’ when arranging your files in order on the online submission system. The cover letter should state why the paper would be of value to JITC readership, how it contributes to the advancement of the field, and if there are any specific individuals you would recommend to review or not review your paper.


Article Type
 

Recommendations 

Case reports

•    250-350-word structured abstract 
•    1,500-2,500 words main text
•    1-4 tables and/or figures
•    25 references
•   Personal cover required*

Clinical trials monitor

•    250-350-word abstract
•    4,000-5,000 words main text
•    1-2 figures and/or tables
•    50-75 references on average
•    Personal cover required*

Commentary

•    100-200-word abstract
•    1,000-1,500 words main text
•    Up to 1 figure and/or table
•    Up to 10 references
•    Personal cover required*

Hypothesis

•    100-200-word abstract
•    500-1500 words main text
•    Up to 2 figure and/or table
•    Up to 10 references
•    Personal cover required*

Meeting report

•    250-350-word abstract
•    2,000-4,000 words main text
•    1-4 figures and/or tables
•    10-30 references
•    Personal cover required*

Position article and guidelines

•    250-350-word abstract 
•    4,000-5,000 words main text
•    1-4 figures and/or tables
•    30-50 references
•    Personal cover required*

Research article

•    250-350-word structured abstract
•    4,000-5,000 words main text
•    5-7 tables and/or figures (Please keep the number of panels per figure to a minimum)
•    50 references
•    Personal cover required*

Review

•    250-350-word abstract
•    4,000-5,000 words main text
•    1-4 figures and/or tables (Please keep the number of panels per figure to a minimum)
•    50-100 references
•    Personal cover required*

Short Report

•    250-350-word abstract 
•    1,500-2,500 words main text
•    1-4 tables and/or figures
•    25 references
•    Personal cover required*


Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Now you’ve identified a journal to submit to, there are a few things you should be familiar with before you submit.

  2. Ready to submit

    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these policies and formatting guidelines.

  3. Submit and promote

    After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

    Please note that manuscript can only be submitted by an author of the manuscript and may not be submitted by a third party. 

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