Cymbella. Journal of research and communication on algae.
Cymbella is the journal of the Mexican Society of Phycology and aims to give information about the algae in a digital format with open access (web and pdf, available in http://cymbella.mx).
Original articles, reviews, communication articles, opinions, research notes, book reviews, dissertation abstracts, methodological approaches, additional information on formal publications, etc. will be published These materials will be evaluated by the editors, thematic editorial board and ad hoc referees. The general policy of the journal is to ensure that all articles are published and for that committees and reviewers will suggest corrections to improve the proposals.
The text may be written in Spanish, Portuguese or English.The material can be reproduced as long as the source is acknowledged.
It is suggested to follow the general format presented in the published issues (Bulletin of the Mexican Society of Phycology available in http://boletin-sociedad-mexicana-ficologia.meridion.mx/ and http://cymbella.mx) for each type of text. Proposals must be submitted electronically to one of the members of the Editorial Committee Responsible with full details of the corresponding author (name, institution, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers).The texts should be sent in docx, doc or rtf format (Microsoft Word), in a single column, without format or justification. The explanations of figures and tables will be placed at the end of the references (on a separate page). Tables and figures in separate files. Tables (in the same text format) should be vertical and not greater than the width of a page. Figures should be sent separately in tiff or jpg uncompressed format, with a resolution of 300 dpi and a little larger than the dimensions that are required, entries within them should have a size equivalent to 11 or 12 pts. Do not send Plates or figures in Word or ppt formats.
All articles must contain:
Original, scientific notes, review and communication articles shall contain:
The extension of all texts is free and it is suggested to consider a 40% original artwork, including graphs; we invite authors to send extra pictures to illustrate the entire publication.
Citations and References
All articles should follow this format:
Citations in the text are alphabetically first and then in chronological order, and if more than two authors use et al. year (no comma). References are ordered alphabetically and chronologically in the following format:
Two or more authors:
Thesis, dissertations and other publications:
It should be sent in pdf format, ready for reproduction or doc, docx or rtf to turn to pdf format.
For any questions regarding shipping, please contact the Executive Editor.