Author Resource Center
These resources and guides are designed to assist researchers who are interested or engaged in scholarly activity. For additional assistance, please contact JAOA staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Information for Authors page.
Scholarly activity is essential to advancing health care. Here are several resources to help you get started.
Manuscript Preparation and Submission
When submitting scientific research manuscripts, it is important to adhere to a journal’s submission requirements. These helpful links provide assistance in writing and structuring your manuscript.
Understanding Peer Review
Peer reviewers ensure the importance and quality of a particular manuscript. Researchers are encouraged to become familiar with the peer review process and guidelines to strengthen their manuscripts.
Existing Guidelines and Checklists for Writing a Scientific Paper
To reduce manuscript review time and ensure a quality submission, authors are encouraged to brush up on basic grammar rules.
The JAOA encourages authors to actively promote their articles through press releases, social media, or other outlets.
Audio and video content can take your manuscript to the next level.
Quality HD videos can be filmed at home with a webcam or on a smartphone, and JAOA staff can help. Authors are encouraged to submit videos displaying the action of the study, whether the video shows how the study was conducted, patient examination, and/or before & after successes.
Please direct any questions or concerns regarding multimedia submissions to email@example.com.
Five Tips for Video Quality:
1. Wide Shots
All cell phone videos should be filmed horizontally
2. Natural Light
For the best quality and to help colors pop, shoot with natural light, but without direct sunlight. Light should shine from behind the camera to your focal point. Windows are a great source of natural light!
3. Watch Your Fingers
Keep your fingers away from the lens and mic
4. Steady Shot
Be sure your camera is in a still spot where it won’t be jolted around
Pay attention to the sights and sounds in the background