About the Journal

The Omdurman Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (OJPS) is a peer- reviewed international journal scheduled to appear biannual, which publishes innovative research works in the field of Pharmaceutical interest to all branches of pharmacy profession .Journal publishes Manuscript of following types:

The Journal seeks to publish original papers, selected lectures and reviews, proceedings of symposia and scientific meetings, letters to editor, Case reports, Short communication and abstract of accepted theses.

The goal of this Journal is the publication of papers of a high standard of technical merit and scientific quality.

All manuscripts submitted for publication in the ojps will be  reviewed by no less than two members of the scientific community who are regarded as authorities in that field.

Main checklist for submitting the manuscripts to OJPS :
 Prepare the articles in MS-word file; ensure the total files size should not exceed 6 mb.
 Include the tables and figures within the text, wherever applicable. Prepare total article as a single file.
 Submit the well prepared articles to the E-mail: ojps19@oiu.edu.sd
Author instructions:
Authors are strongly encouraged to read these instructions carefully before preparing / submitting a manuscript for publication
Manuscripts preparation and submission:
Manuscript should be type written in Time New Roman using a font size of 12, double-spaced, with margins of at least 2 cm on all sides. Pages should be numbered consecutively, starting with the title page and the matter arranged in the following order: Title page, Abstract, Keywords, Sections (Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions), Acknowledgements, References, Tables and Figures along with caption and legends. Research articles should have 10-15 pages, case reports not more than 5 pages while the short communication in the range1-2 pages and Review articles in the range of 20-30 pages inclusive of illustrations.

Title Page:
Title page contains title of the manuscript in bold face, title case (font size 16), names
of the authors in normal face, title case (font size 12) followed by the address of authors in
normal face, title case (font size 12). Names of the authors should appear as initials followed
by surnames. Full names may be given in some instances to avoid confusion.
Followed by the author names, please provide the complete postal address or addresses
with pin code number of the place(s), where the research work has been carried out. If the
publication originates from several institutes, the affiliation of each author should be clearly
stated by using superscript Arabic numbers after the name and before the institute. The author
to whom correspondence should be directed must be indicated with an asterisk. At the
bottom left corner of this page, please mention “*Corresponding Author” and provide
telephone number and fax number of the research institution/college and functional Email
address of the corresponding author to whom all correspondence (including galley proofs)
is to be sent.
Sections: Manuscripts should be divided into the following section titles (normal face,
upper case) and subtitles in each section (bold face, lower case):
Abstract: not exceeding 250 words (for Short Communications between 60 and 80 words)
should start on a new page after the title page. Abstract should include aims, introduction,
methods, results and conclusion as one paragraph.
Keywords: Up to 4-6 keywords must be provided in alphabetical order, preferably taken from
Index Medicus. These keywords should be typed at the end of the abstract
Introduction: It should be a concise statement of the background to the work presented,
including relevant earlier work, suitably referenced and include an objective(s). It should be
started in a separate page after keywords.
Materials and Methods: It shall be started as a continuation to introduction on the same page.
All important materials and equipments, the manufacturer’s name and, if possible, the
location should be provided. The main methods used shall be briefly described, citing
references. New methods or substantially modified methods may be described in sufficient
detail. The statistical method and the level of significance chosen shall be clearly stated.

Results and Discussion: The important results of the work should be clearly stated and
illustrated where necessary by tables and figures. All results presented in tabular or graphical
form shall be described in this section. All Tables and figures must have a title and a legend to
make them self-explanatory and they should be given numbers. The statistical treatment of data
and significance level of the factors should be stated wherever necessary. The discussion should
deals with the interpretation of results, making the readers to understanding of the problem
taken and should be logical. The scope of the results, which need to be further explored, could
also be dealt
Conclusions: Concisely summarizes the principal finding of the work and highlights the wider
implications. This section should not merely duplicate the abstract
Acknowledgements: Acknowledgements as well as information regarding funding sourcesmust be provided.
References: Citations of literature within the text must be presented in numerical order
and should be set in square brackets, thus [1,12]. The cited literature are also collected in
numerical order at the end of the manuscript under the heading “References”. Titles of
journals should be abbreviated according to ‘Medline Index 2007’. The abbreviated title and
the volume number should appear in italics. Only the papers and books that have been
published or in press may be cited. Please give the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) if the paper
is not yet in print. Please note that website addresses must not be included as a reference, but
should be inserted in the text directly after the information to which they refer.

Please note the following
examples: Journals:
[1] Billa, N., Yuen, K.H., Peh, K.K., paper title. Drug Dev Ind Pharm 1998, 24, 45-50.
[2] Wang, X., Michoel, A., Van den Mooter, G., Paper title. Int J Pharm
2004, 272, 181-187.
[3] Argekar, A.P., Powar, S.G., J Pharm Biomed Anal 2000, 21, 1137-1142.
[1] Morgan, E., Chemometrics-Experimental Design, Wiley, Chichester 1991.
[2] Myers, R.H., Montgomery, D., Response Surface Methodology, Wiley, New York


Chapter in a book:
[1] Brown, M.B., Traynor, M.J., Martin, G.P., Akomeah, F.K., in: Jain, K.K., Walker, J.M. (Eds.), Drug Delivery Systems, Humana Press, USA 2008, pp. 119-140.
[2] Crowther, J.B., in: Ahuja, S., Scypinski, S. (Eds.), Handbook of Modern Pharmaceutical Analysis, Academic Press, New York 2001, pp. 415-443
Tables: Should each be typed on a separate page, numbered in sequence with the body of the text. Tables should be headed with a short, descriptive caption. They should be formatted with horizontal lines only: vertical ruled lines are not required. Footnotes to tables should be indicated with a), b), c) etc. and typed on the same page as the table.
Figures: Should be on separate pages but not inserted within the text. All figures must be referred to in the text and numbered with Arabic numerals in the sequence in which they are cited. Each figure must be accompanied by a legend explaining in detail the contents of the figure and are to be typed under the figures. Graphs and bar graphs should preferably beprepared using Microsoft Excel and submitted as Excel graph pasted in Word. Alternatively photographs can be submitted as JPEG images. Keys to symbols, abbreviations, arrows, numbers or letters used in the illustrations should not be written on the illustration itself but should be clearly explained in the legend. Avoid inserting a box with key to symbols, in the figure or below the figure. All Tables and Figures captions and legends should be typed on a separate page.
Article Proofs
Page proofs are sent to the designated author through Email. They must be carefully checked and returned the revised manuscript withina week of receipt.


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