Acta Neurologica Taiwanica Instructions for Authors
Acta Neurologica Taiwanica publishes informative
and intriguing reviews on topics related with neurology,
and original researches or case reports that provide clues
in understanding the mechanisms or treatment strategies of
neurological diseases. All areas of clinical and basic neuroscience
are of interest to the journal.
Since October 2010, authors are required to submit
their manuscripts electronically. http://www.ant.ort.tw/
LogIn/login.asp. An acknowledgement of receipt will be
sent to the authors within two workdays with an assigned
manuscript number for their manuscript.
Manuscripts must be solely the work of the author(s)
stated, not have been published elsewhere, and not be
under consideration by another journal.
Every article will be thoroughly inspected by Editors
prior to peer review. Decisions are made based on the
comments of Editors and reviewers.
Editorial / Views
Editorial and Views will be written in-house or solicited by the Editors.
Review articles will be solicited by the Editors. Historical reviews are also accepted for consideration.
Original articles are full-length reports of original clinical or basic researches.
Consent for publication in print and electronically must be obtained from the patient or, if this is not possible,patients’ relatives.
We will consider clear and interesting Clinical pictures submitted with a descriptive paragraph of up to 300 words. Authors must obtain signed informed consent from the patient.
Correspondence letters on content published in Acta Neurological Taiwanica are not usually peer-reviewed. The journal might invite replies from the authors of the original publication, or pass on letters to these authors.
Manuscripts should be written in English and submitted
in the form of Microsoft Word. The formation should
be double-spaced, including text, tables, legends and references,
at A4 paper dimensions, using a 12-point font size
and a default typeface (e.g., recommended fonts are
Times, Times New Roman, Courier, Helvetica and Arial).
Set the left margin at one inch, and the right margin at
one-half inch or more. Do not justify the right margin;
leave it unaligned.
The submissions should include (in the order):
The cover letter should include (1) corresponding
author’s name, degrees and affiliations, address, telephone
and fax numbers, and e-mail address; (2) An acknowledgement
that all authors have read and approved submission
of the manuscript, and the manuscript has not been
published and is not being considered for publication elsewhere,
in whole or in part, and in any language.
The title page should contain all of the following
informations: (1) title and running head; (2) all authors’
names, degrees and affiliations; (3) corresponding author’s
Abstract will be required in Reviews, Original articles,
and Case reports. The abstract will be limited within 250
words. Abstracts of Original articles must be submitted in
the following structure: Purpose, Methods, Results, and
Conclusion. Abstracts of Case report must be submitted in
the following structure: Purpose, Case report, and
Conclusion. Up to five key words are asked to list following
The structures of the text should include the following
sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.
Each abbreviation should be defined at the first time it
appears. References should be cited using superscript
numerals, e.g. 1 or 3-6.
All sources of support for the present work should be mentioned in this section.
Cite references in the numerical order in which they
first appear in the text. These should be in the Vancouver
style. Titles of journals should be abbreviated according to
Index Medicus style, and all authors should be listed.
Sample styles are as followed:
Chen CC, Luo CL, Wang SJ, Chern CM, Fuh
JL, Hu HH. Colour Doppler imaging for
diagnosis of intracranial hypotension.
Chu NS, Hochberg FH, Calne DB, Olanow CW.
Neurotoxicology of manganese. In: Chang LW, Dyer RS.
Eds. Handbook of Neurotoxicology. Marcel Dekker, New
Tables should be cited in order of appearance in the
text. Each table should be given a number and a brief
informative title. Please arrange each table on a separate
Type double-spaced on pages separate from the text
and figures. Provide one legend for each figure, and number
legends in sequence.
Figures should be cited in order of appearance. Please
do not import illustrations into PowerPoint or Word.
Digital photography files should have a resolution of at
least 300 dpi and be at least 75 mm wide. Figures of other
patterns must be submitted in TIFF, JPG, or GIF format.
In accordance with journal implementation of the
Copyright Law, author will release the first and subsidiary
rights of their manuscript at submission. A letter containing
the submission date and signatures of all authors is
Reprints will be available when ordered in advance to
publication. An order form will be sent to the author
Please contact Editorial office firstname.lastname@example.org
by email or by phone. The subscription rate is NT$1500
per year (Foreign US$ 75 per year).
EDITORIAL OFFICE CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor Han-Hwa Hu, Editor-in-Chief
Department of Neurology,
Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Floor 16, No 201, Section 2, Shipai Road,
Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
TEL: (02) 2874-1073