Author’s Guide

Editorial Policies and Editorial Process

Shimur Publications is a dynamic publication model that encourages experts to provide original research, reviews, and article interpretations as articles, with tables and graphical representations all around.

Article Processing Charges: Shimur Publications is an organization which runs journals in different streams. It is not funded by any other institution/organization. As a result, the Publication activities have been solely supported by article fees. These costs are essential to keep the Journals running smoothly. Shimur Publications follows open-access model that does not charge a subscription fee. Aside from the article fees, there are no submission fees. Article Processing Charges will be required only after the manuscript is accepted for publication. The Publication fees are different for every journal, it is mentioned in the Instruction for Author’s Page in each journal.

Submission of an Article

Authors should ensure that the level, length, and configuration of an original copy submission meet Journal’s requirements at the submission and amendment stages to avoid delays. Separate from the main content, submitted articles should have a 300-word abstract/summary.

Note: Authors are solely responsible for any scientific misconduct in research papers or any other form of publication, including plagiarism; the publisher is not responsible for any scientific misconduct in any published research article. As a publisher, we will strictly adhere to the regulations and the EIC's recommendation to withdraw or reject any article if it contains a logical error or blunder.

Shimur Publications acknowledges the accompanying: Research articles, reviews, abstracts, addendums, commentaries, short communication, book reviews, letters to the editor, conference proceedings, case-reports, etc.

Cover Letter: A cover letter of 500 words or fewer should accompany the submission, immediately explaining the importance of the research, the authors' agreement to publish, the number of figures and tables, supporting compositions, and reinforcing information. For communication purposes, include the related author's current phone and fax numbers, as well as his or her postal and email addresses.

Article Preparation Guideline

Manuscript Title: The title should be restricted to 25 words or less and ought not to contain abbreviated forms. The title ought to be a brief-expression depicting the substance of the paper.

Author Name: Complete Name
Author affiliation:   Department, Institution, Country. Number will be in superscript.
E Mail: E-Mail address of corresponding Author
Correspondence: Complete Name.

Abstract: The Abstract should be useful and comprehensive, rapidly presenting the topic, expressing the extent of the research, displaying essential data, and highlighting significant findings and conclusions. In 300 words or fewer, the abstract should summarise the content of the article. Abbreviated forms should be avoided and standard terminology should be used. A descriptive study background, methods, results, and conclusion should all be included in the optimal layout. Following the abstract, keywords (3-10) should be provided on the next line, followed by abbreviations.


Introduction: This section should set the tone of the work by providing clear information about the study, the research/informative study's literature, and the solution. The description in the introduction should be so detailed that it draws the reader's attention to the research.

Materials and Methods: This section should include a comprehensive explanation of the study's design. References should be made to specific descriptions of materials or members, correlations, intercessions, and types of research. Only novel procedures/methodologies should be described in depth; newly PUBLISHED methodologies should be highlighted, and important changes to PUBLISHED methodologies should be mentioned briefly. The manufacturer's name and address should be mentioned, as well as the trade name.

Results: The outcome section should include all study information that support the research conclusion. To convey the conclusions of the study experiment, the result should be written in the past tense. The findings that have previously been published should be reported in the present tense. The conclusion and discussion might be written together or separately.


The detailed description of data can be depicted in the Discussion part.


Major Findings and contributions to the Scientific community should be clearly Mentioned.

Conflict of interest: Proper Disclosure should be done by all authors on any financial and particular relationships with other organizations/institutionsor people that could inappropriately influence(bias) their work. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding.

Ethical Guideline: In any examinations on human or living creature subjects, the accompanying moral rules must be watched. For any analyses on people, all work must be directed as per the Declaration of Helsinki (1964). Original copies portraying exploratory work which conveys a danger of mischief to human subjects must incorporate an explanation that the investigation was directed with the human subjects' understanding and assent, just as an explanation that the capable Ethical Committee has affirmed the trials. On account of any Living creature tests, the creators must give a full depiction of any sedative or surgery utilized, just as proof that every conceivable advance were taken to maintain a strategic distance from creature enduring at each phase of the analysis.

Acknowledgment: The information about the people, grant details, funding sources, etc.

Note: If an author is not able to present his/her work according to the above instructions, they are requested to keep up clear titles to be specific headings, subheading.


The article already Published and accepted should be used in reference list.

The papers which are submitted but not yet accepted cannot be cited.

The references are cited as numbers in the text.

For reference citation, Type of Bracket which should be used is “[ ]”.

For example, the citation of references should be in a format like, 2 continuous numbers will be separated by Comma [1,2]

If there is arrange of more than 2 than it will be separated by hyphen [3-5]

Example: Published Papers:

  • Rusmini F, Zhong Z, Feijen J. Protein immobilization strategies for protein biochips. Biomacromolecules. 2007;8:1775-1789.

Chapter reference:

  • Blaxter PS, Farnsworth TP. Social health and class inequalities. In: Carter C, Peel JR, editors. Equalities and inequalities in health. 2nd ed. London: Academic Press 1976; p. 165-78.

Book Reference:

  • Carlson BM. Human embryology and developmental biology. 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2004.

Edited Book Reference:

  • O'Campo P, Dunn JR, editors. Rethinking social epidemiology: towards a science of change. Dordrecht: Springer; 2012:348.

Webpage Refernce:

  • A full link of webpage is required. Mainly link from NCBI is preffered.

Figures and Tables

  • Figures should be mentioned as FIGURE 1, all letters of the Figure will be in caps all around the text.
  • The Same should be followed for the Table also.
  • If there are two figures, then it will be, FIGURE 1 and FIGURE 2and if there are more than 2 then it should be like, FIGURE 3: FIGURE 8.
  • If the paragraph starts with the Author’s Name then it should be written as Author’s Name with et. al. [Reference No].
  • The Figures in the content part should be Centre Align and the figure legend’s heading will be be Bold  - 10.
  • Figure legend -TIMES NEW ROMAN 10: Centre Align and with colon (:), Below the Figure.
  • Table legend -TIMES NEW ROMAN 10: Centre Align and with colon (:), Above the Table.

Supplementary Information

Discrete things of the Supplementary Information (for instance, figures, tables) alluded to at a proper point in the principle content of the paper. Synopsis graph/figure included as a component of the Supplementary Information (discretionary). All Supplementary Information is provided as a solitary PDF record, where conceivable. Record size inside as far as possible for Supplementary Information. 

Evidences and Reprints

Electronic verifications will be sent as an attachment through email to the corresponding Author as a PDF document. Page proofs are viewed as the last form of the original copy. Except for typographical or minor administrative mistakes, no progressions will be made in the original copy at the verification stage. Authors will have free electronic access to the article (PDF) of the article. 


Submission of an original copy suggests that the work portrayed has not been PUBLISHED previously (with the exception of as an abstract or as a component of a PUBLISHED lecture, or thesis) and that it isn't getting considered for publication somewhere else. All works PUBLISHED by Shimur Publications are under the details of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This grants anybody to duplicate, distribute, transmit and adapt the work if the original work and source is properly cited.


Plagiarism check will be done on the time of submission of article. No article will be published, if the paper is plagiarized.

Withdrawal Policy/ Retraction of article

Author should apply for withdrawal of their article within 7 days of submission of their article.

After the Peer Review process gets complete, and author applies for retraction of article, then the author is liable to pay 40% of the publication fee.