1. Authors are required to comply with the best practice guidelines in accordance to the ethical standards included in Publishing Ethics.
2. Manuscripts have to comply with journal's Aims and objectives and written according to the Manuscript Template in order to be considered for publication.
3. An author wishing to submit a manuscript to the AERD should send it to the journal's contact email address. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, takes place electronically.
4. Submission of a manuscript to be published in AERD implies that it contains original work, assumed by the authors in Author's Statement, i.e. that has not previously been published and that is not being submitted for publication elsewhere and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere including electronically in the same form, without the written copyright permission from the journal's Editors.
5. Copyright Notice: On publication authors automatically transfer copyright to the publisher. All rights belong to the Romanian Academy Publishing House.
6. Authors are required to disclose papers published or under review in other journals that are based on similar methods or data. Please cite and explain how the current manuscript differs from these similar manuscripts.
7. Quotations should be kept to a minimum. Authors must obtain written permission from the publisher to use a quotation that exceeds 250 words.
8. The manuscript document has to be anonymous sent to the evaluation in order to administer double-blind peer review. Therefore, the title page should be provided in a separate page, containing the title of the manuscript and the detailed authorship information, specifying the corresponding author.
9. Before the accepted manuscript is published, requests to add or remove an author, or to rearrange the author names, must be sent to AERD email contact by the corresponding author of the accepted manuscript and must include: (a) the reason for the modification of authorship (b) written confirmation (e-mail, fax, letter) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement (this includes confirmation from the author being added or removed). Requests that are not sent by the corresponding author will be forwarded to the corresponding author, who must follow the procedure as described above.
10. Preparation of manuscript:
- Manuscripts have to be written in English, clearly and concisely, of minimum 6 pages, but not exceeding 15 pages, including the abstract, tables, figures, references and annexes.
- The manuscript will be submitted in Word format, edited according to the Manuscript Template.
11. The average duration of the review process, from receipt of the initial manuscript to online publication, is 6 months.