Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid: Submission of manuscripts

Originals shall be sent to the editor (). It is advisable that the text be either in English or in Spanish. The editorial committee shall consider the suitability of the article following the policy of the magazine and shall assign an associate editor who shall be responsible for the article. The associate editor shall seek 1-2 proof-readers on whose reports s/he shall base the decision to accept or reject the article. The authors may suggest or contest potential associate editors and/or proof-readers when submitting their article.



First submission (printed version)
  • Four copies of the article are enclosed.
  • Do not submit original illustrations but photocopies or quality copies.
  • The cover letter includes full mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address for the corresponding author. Names, addresses and e-mails of possible objective reviewers should also be included.
  • The checked “Guide to Authors” form is also submitted.

Final submission (printed version)
  • A printed copy and a MS-Word (or any compatible word processors) file including text, tables, legends and appendixes are enclosed.
  • ELECTRONIC VERSION IS IDENTICAL TO THE PRINTED VERSION.
  • Original illustrations are enclosed. Author name and manuscript reference number (which is assigned by Anales at first reception) are written in pencil on the back of each figure or plate.
First submission (electronic version)
Submitted files (by e-mail, 3½ disks, CD or Zip 100 Mb) can be compressed with Stuffit, WinRar (including volumes of split files when exceeding 1,457,664 bytes), WinZip, PK Zip or LZH.

For initial submission, it is desirable that the manuscript is a single word processor file with figures, tables and legends inserted in their final place in the text, which facilitates the revision process.
  • Text is a single MS-Word (preferred) file (or compatible word processor), RTF or PDF.
  • File names take the form (in Subject field when sending by e-mail): “surname of the first author”_“text(or fig#, or checklist)”.“extension”:
    gomez_text.doc [preferiblemente con las figuras insertadas, que también se envían como ficheros independientes]
    gomez_checklist.doc
    gomez_fig1.tif
    gomez_fig2.tif
  • The cover letter or e-mail includes full mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address for the corresponding author. Names, addresses and e-mails of possible objective reviewers should also be included.
  • The “Authors Guidelines” is properly filled in and enclosed.
Final submission (electronic version)
  • Text is a single MS-Word (preferred) file (or compatible word processor) or RTF file (PDF are not accepted).
  • File names take the form (in Subject field when sending by e-mail): “surname of the first author”_“reference number in AnalesJBM”_“text(or fig#)”_“revised”.“extension” (reference number is assigned by the journal and communicated at the acknowledgement of receipt).
    gomez_2345_text_final.doc
    gomez_2345_fig1_ final.tif
  • If original illustrations are submitted, author’s name and manuscript reference number are written in pencil on the back of each figure or plate. If figures are send in electronic format, they comply with the aforesaid conditions (modes, resolutions and formats).
Proofs are, as far as possible, sent as a PDF file by e-mail in order to speed up publication.

Real Jardín Botánico
Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC. Plaza de Murillo, 2. Madrid E-28014 (ESPAÑA). Tel. +34 91 4203017. FAX: +34 91 4200157
Resolución mínima: 1024 x 768 Navegadores: Firefox 1.5/Internet Explorer 6.0