Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- Read carefully the "Authors guidelines"
- The corresponding author declares that the manuscript is original, has not been published before and is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
- The corresponding author declares that the manuscript has been read and approved by all named authors and that there are no other persons who satisfied the criteria for authorship but are not listed.
- The corresponding author confirms that the order of authors listed in the manuscript has been approved by all the authors.
- The submission file is a Microsoft Word file (.docx), prepared using the Journal template according to the authors' guidelines. ONLY A DOCX file must be provided.
- The Publishing Agreement is ACCEPTED (also on behalf of the co-authors, if present): https://www.fracturae.com/index.php/fis/Agreement
- All the illustrations, figures and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points.
- All the equations have been prepared using an equation editor (preferably Mathtype). Equations as images will not be accepted.
- Where available, DOIs for the references have been provided
Authors are allowed to retain both the copyright and the publishing rights of their articles without restrictions.
Open Access Statement
Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale (Fracture and Structural Integrity, F&SI) is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the DOAI definition of open access.
F&SI operates under the Creative Commons Licence Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0). This allows to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, to remix, transform and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, but giving appropriate credit and providing a link to the license and indicating if changes were made.
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