Journal of Small Animal Practice Editorial Board The Editor and Associate Editors listed at the front of this issue are suppor ted by an editorial board: Sophie Adamantos (University of Bristol, UK) Joe Hauptman (Michigan State University, USA) Sebastien Behr (Willows Referral Service, UK) Sorrell Langley-Hobbs (University of Bristol, UK) Brigitte Brisson (University of Guelph, Canada) Fintan McEvoy (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Peter Chapman (VSEC, Philadelphia, USA) Gabrielle Musk (Murdoch University, Australia) Simon Dennis (Hope Veterinary Specialists, USA) Tim Parkin (University of Glasgow, UK) David Gould (Davies Veterinary Specialists, UK) Harry Scott (Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists, UK) Iain Grant (Liverpool Veterinary School, UK) Thinking of submitting an article to JSAP? Who reads JSAP? What happens after that? JSAP is aimed at veterinarians in first opinion practice, referral practice and All ar ticles submitted to the journal may be pre-reviewed to ensure they academia. It is the journal of the British Small Animal Veterinar y Association conform to the journal scope and author guidelines. Manuscripts that fail (BSAVA) and is available to all its members. It is also the of ficial scientific to meet the requirements may be rejected without being sent for review, or journal of the World Small Animal Veterinar y Association (WSAVA). In authors may be asked to resubmit in an appropriate format. JSAP reser ves addition, the journal is widely available in libraries and other institutions the right to reject any manuscript. around the world. Manuscripts that enter the peer review process will be examined by at least Who writes for JSAP? two exper t reviewers. The process is double-blinded, so the reviewers do JSAP welcomes contributions from veterinar y professionals around the not know who the authors are, and vice versa. Papers that are approved world. We would par ticularly like to encourage those working in clinical by the reviewers are accepted for publication subject to the authors practice to consider carr ying out research projects. addressing all editorial and production concerns. Authors should allow up to three months for initial scientific and editorial assessment of submitted manuscripts; manuscript progress can be tracked online. What types of article does JSAP publish? The journal publishes ar ticles on all aspects of small animal medicine and surger y, with a special emphasis on papers that are likely to have an impact If my paper is accepted, what will happen next? on clinical practice. JSAP will consider original research, reviews, some of Once you have been notified that your paper is accepted, it will go into which are commissioned, perspectives, and other shor t repor ts. For more editing and production stages. Once the paper has been laid out in the detailed information, please see the author guidelines which are available journal format, the corresponding author will receive an e-mail directing via www.wileyonlinelibrar y.com/journal/JSAP. them to download a PDF proof. This should be checked carefully and any corrections added to the PDF – full instructions are provided with the proof. The paper is then finalised and published, usually initially on the EarlyView What about case reports? online ser vice and then in an issue of the journal. There is limited space available for inclusion of traditional case repor ts in JSAP, and the large majority of cases are not accepted for publication. Repor ts of single or small numbers of cases will be considered for Who will hold copyright in my contribution? publication if they are exceptionally unusual or the repor t contributes It is a condition of publication that authors grant the British Small Animal materially to the literature. Some case repor ts may best be presented as Veterinar y Association (BSAVA) the right to publish all ar ticles, including annotated images that will fit onto a single printed page of the journal – abstracts. If your paper is accepted, the author identified as the formal examples of this ‘images in small animal practice’ feature can be found in a corresponding author for the paper will receive an email prompting them to number of 2017 issues of JSAP. complete the license agreement on behalf of all authors on the paper. How should I prepare my paper? OnlineOpen is available to authors of primar y research ar ticles who wish Comprehensive guidelines on how to format your manuscript are provided to make their ar ticle available to non-subscribers on publication, or whose in the author guidelines, available via www.wileyonlinelibrar y.com/journal/ funding agency requires grantees to archive the final version of their ar ticle. JSAP. Authors are advised to review these guidelines carefully when With OnlineOpen, the author, the author’s funding agency, or the author’s preparing manuscripts. institution pays a fee to ensure that the ar ticle is made available to non- subscribers upon publication via Wiley Online Librar y, as well as deposited in the funding agency’s preferred archive. Can I get help with my study design? The protocol for proposed studies can be submitted for peer review by JSAP’s Clinical research assessment and guidance panel (CRAG). This Full details are available in the author guidelines. If your paper is not panel may of fer suggestions for changes in study design and analysis. If the accepted, copyright in the contribution rever ts to the authors. study design and analysis plan is approved, and if the study is carried out according to the approved protocol, the finished ar ticle will be accepted for I’d be interested in reviewing for JSAP, how do I go about that? publication following an accelerated peer-review process. The best way to get star ted is to register with the journal’s submission and peer-review system (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jsap), providing Where should I submit my paper? as much detail as possible including your subject areas of interest, or by All manuscripts should be submitted online at http://mc.manuscriptcentral. contacting the editor (firstname.lastname@example.org). You can now opt to have your com/jsap. Full instructions and suppor t are available on the site. If reviewing activities recorded by Publons (pr w.publons.com), a ser vice that you cannot submit online, please contact the editorial of fice at aims to provide greater recognition for this impor tant work, while retaining JSAPedoffice@wiley.com. the anonymity of the reviewing process. 258 Journal of Small Animal Practice � Vol 59 � April 2018 � © 2018 British Small Animal Veterinary Association J JSAP_12742_officer.indd 258 SAP_12742_officer.indd 258 2 27/02/18 7:44 PM 7/02/18 7:44 PM
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