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.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
By sending the manuscript with figures and charts the author (authors) declares (declare) it has been neither published nor submitted to the Editorial Board of any other journal (not including the abstracts 400 words or less). Moreover, it is assumed that the copyright for publishing and distribution of the submitted material (in all known now and developed in the future forms and fields of exploitation) are automatically and free-of-charge transferred to the Polish Histochemical and Cytochemical Society, under condition that those materials are accepted for publication.
The authors accept the fact, that the work will not be published anywhere and in any language without the prior written consent of the owner of the copyrights, i.e. the Polish Histochemical and Cytochemical Society.
Independently to the formerly mentioned effects, author (authors) due to release form the responsibilities to the third parties, shall (should) attach the cover letter to the manuscript. The cover letter shall contain declaration of the author (authors) confirming formerly described facts and that all co-authors of the manuscript agree for the publication. Moreover the author (authors) confirm that they have acquaint themselves with the editorial policy in “Folia Histochemica et Cytobiologica” and they oblige to respect the policy. The reward for sending the manuscript is publication in the journal.
The written permission from the previous Polish Histochemical and Cytochemical Society for the reprint should be enclosed to the materials (pictures, photos, figures, etc.) that have been printed previously. If the data presented in case reports, figures or in the text enable identification of the persons their written consent to the publication should be enclosed.
Any potential conflict of interest will be dealt with by the local court specific to the Polish Histochemical and Cytochemical Society.
Legal relations between the Polish Histochemical and Cytochemical Society and the author(s) are in accordance with Polish law and with international conventions binding to Poland. The legal bases to acquiring the copyright are article 921 section 3 sentence 3 of the civil code in connection with article 50 of the copyright law and related law as well as the international conventions binding to Poland.
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