Submission and review process
Manuscript should be submitted via the online editorial manager [www.veterinariaitaliana.izs.it]. Authors will be required to register and to follow the submission procedure.
All manuscripts submitted to Veterinaria Italiana must:
- be written in Microsoft word (DOC, DOCX) or Rich text format (RTF)
- be accompanied by a cover letter
- be written in clear and concise (British) English
- have double line spacing
- include line and page numbering
- have SI units: Please ensure that all special characters used are embedded in the text, otherwise they will be lost during conversion to PDF
- do not have page breaks in your manuscript.
Separate file for each figure, graphs and table should also be submitted as specified in the section ‘Table and Figures’.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors. Online and printed publication of colour illustrations is free of charge.
Please, consult the section on ‘general guidelines’ for the preparation of the manuscript.
All manuscripts submitted to Veterinaria Italiana undergo thorough a double-blind peer review process. This usually involves reviews by two independent peer reviewers. Authors are kindly invited to name up to three international experts whom the scientific board may invite to review the manuscript. Please, note that the scientific board may as well disregard authors' suggestions.
When revising your manuscript and responding to peer review comments, you must clearly show the major revisions in the text, either with a different color text, by highlighting the changes, or with Microsoft Word's Track Changes feature and prepare a response letter in pdf with:
- a detailed point-by-point response to all concerns raised by the editor and reviewers
- a description of the revisions to your manuscript.