JAVMA Instructions for Authors

Journal 

 

The mission of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association is to promote the science and art of veterinary medicine and to provide a forum for discussion and dissemination of ideas important to the profession.

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Author Resources

 
Editorial policies
  • Authorship
  • Prior publication
  • Copyright
  • Commercial availability of products used
  • Humane animal care and use
  • Letters to the editor
  • Dual-use research of concern

Manuscript categories

  • Views
    • Letters to the editor
    • Commentaries
  • Veterinary Medicine Today
  • Scientific Reports
    • Original studies
    • Clinical reports
    • Reference Point (review) articles
Manuscript preparation
  • Format
  • Organization and contents
  • Title page
  • Acknowledgments
  • Structured abstract
  • Text
    • Original Study
    • Clinical Report
Manuscript style
  • Manuscript style
  • Abbreviations
  • Products, equipment, drugs, and other materials
  • Metric conversions
  • Footnotes
  • References
  • Figures
  • Tables
Manuscript submission
  • Electronic file specifications
  • Figures
  • Images
  • Supplementary materials
  • Keywords
  • Online submission
  • Conventional postal mail submission
Peer-review process        

Sequence of publication