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 or RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is written using font size 12 and 2.0 space between the lines; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); all illustrations, figures, and tables are attached in separate file(s). Figures should be submitted in separate files.
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.
The cover letter has been signed by author who obtained the consent of the co-authors (if any).
In sending the manuscript the author(s) confirm(s) that (s)he has (they have) not previously submitted it to another journal (exept for abstracts of no more than 400 words) or published it elsewhere. The author(s) also agree(s), if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, to automatic and free transfer of copyright to the Publisher allowing for the publication and distribution of the material submitted in all available forms and fields of exploitation. A Transfer of Copyright Form will be sent to the corresponding author at the time of either preliminary or final acceptance. It must be completed and returned to the publisher. The author(s) accept(s) that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the written consent of the copyright holder, i.e. the Publisher.
All manuscripts submitted should be accompanied by a covering letter including signed confirmation of the above and confirming that this publication has been approved by all co-authors (if any), as well as by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work has been carried out. Additionally, the author(s) confirm(s) that (s)he is (they are) familiar with and will observe the 'Instruction to Authors' included in 'Folia Morphologica' and also that all sources of financial support have been fully disclosed. Materials previously published should be accompanied by written consent for reprinting from the relevant Publishers. In the case of photographs of identifiable persons, their written consent should also be provided. Any potential conflict of interest will be dealt with by the local court specific to the Publisher. Legal relations between the Publisher and the author( s) are in accordance with Polish law and with international conventions binding on Poland.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.