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Author Guidelines



Registration and username (login) are required to access the area reserved for authors, in which the online submission process starts and the current status of a submission can be checked. [Online Submission] Contributions to Orbital should preferably be submitted online, following the five steps (see below) shown during the online submission procedure (area reserved for authors), and must include indexing information or any additional file required (such as research and instrument data). E-mail submissions are NOT accepted either.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it in consideration for publication in another journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  2. The manuscript has been formatted from the template available at:

  3. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format (not exceed 10 Mbytes). Template avaliable at:

  4. When available, the URLs to access references online are provided, including those for open access versions of the reference. The URLs are ready to click (e.g.,

  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.


Copyright Notice

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


    Privacy Statement

    The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


    Author Fees

    This journal charges the following author fees.

    : 0.00 (BRL)
    Neither authors nor readers have to pay fees.

    Orbital: The Electronic Journal of Chemistry (e-ISSN 1984-6428) is a quarterly scientific journal published by the Institute of Chemistry of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Orbital is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal.