Intruction to Author
The Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research (MJVR) is the official journal of the Department of Veterinary Services, Malaysia. The MJVR aims to advance veterinary science by publishing and promoting high quality refereed scientific and clinical articles. The MJVR publishes original articles, case reports, short communications, clinical updates, diagnostic challenges, reviews and veterinary history articles. All articles are peer reviewed. English is the official language of the journal. Only manuscripts with substantial scientific merit will be reviewed for originality, significance, relevance and quality.
Preparation of research articles:
1. Use 11- or 12-point font size, single-space text and begin the manuscript with title page. Line numbers on each page of text are also helpful for reviewers. Authors should aim to present ideas and information clearly and concisely.
2. Title page should include title, author(s) and affiliation(s). The title should be specific and informative.
3. Abstract should be a clear and concise one-paragraph summary (less than 200 words) of the paper. Highlight objectives, significant results and major conclusion without the use of reference. The corresponding author’s email address must be clearly stated.
4. Keywords (5–10 words separated by commas) are intended for literature retrieval.
5. Text should have the following headings: introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion. Authors should use SI units and appropriate symbols. Keep footnotes to the minimum.
References should be cited in the text as follows:
All references cited in the text must be listed in alphabetical order.
1. Chaudary, F.R., Khan, M.F.U. and Qayyum, M. (2007). Prevalence of Haemonchus contortus in naturally infected small ruminants grazing in the Potohar Area of Pakistan. Pakistan Vet. J. 27(2): 73-79.
2. Kao, R.R., Leathwick, D.M., Roberts M.G. and Sutherland I.A. (2000). Nematode parasites of sheep: a survey of epidemiological parameters and their application in a simple model. Parasitology 121(Pt 1):85-103.
3. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1986). Manual of Veterinary Parasitological Laboratory Techniques. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, pp 160.
Tables, figures and photographs should be compiled on separate sheets and numbered consecutively and referred to in the text. All figures and tables will be printed in black and white. Details given in the text should not be repeated in the tables and figures.
Acknowledgements should be brief with essential credits, without title(s) of the person(s).
Authors are responsible for the accuracy of submitted work, including changes done during editing. For paper with joint authorship, one author must accept the responsibility for all correspondence and has the authority to act on behalf of the contributing authors in all matters pertaining to publication of the manuscript. Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author to be checked for printer’s errors.
Reprints will not be provided as PDF format can be downloaded from http://www.dvs.gov.my
Submission of manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter by e-mail that includes:
• Declaration that the manuscript has not been published (peer reviewed journal) or offered for publication elsewhere in substantially the same or abbreviated form, either in print or electronically (e.g. the internet)
• Names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of the corresponding author and contributing author(s). Manuscripts should be submitted to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org
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