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Educational Files

Here, we provide educational files and guidelines for the authors.

Before submitting a manuscript, please ensure that it meets the requirements listed in the checklist. You can download the manuscript submission checklist here.

Answer the following questions when you receive an invitation to review:

  • Why should I review this manuscript?

  • Am I an expert in the area?

  • Will I be able to allocate sufficient time for this review?

  • Do I have any conflict of interests?

  • You can download the how to review manuscript file here.

You can download the point-by-point response template here.

The importance of writing a good cover letter is often overlooked. After the effort of preparing your manuscript, it is vital to make a good first impression. The main purpose of the cover letter is to inform the Editor of the impact and novelty of your work. The quality of the cover letter will influence the decision on whether to immediately reject your paper or sending it for peer reviewing.

You can download the cover letter template here.

The abstract is a concise summary of your research. Emphasis should be placed in writing a good abstract as it is the most often read section of your article. As such, effort should be placed in writing an abstract that will attract readers to continue reading your article.

You can download the how to write an abstract file here.

What are galley proofs?

  • Galley proofs are the pre-print version of your article.

  • At this point, your article has undergone all formatting changes and needs your approval.

  • An email with a link to the galley proofs will be sent to you 3-4 weeks after your paper appears online as Early View (accepted article).

  • As the layout of the article has already been set, any major corrections should be minimal to avoid the paper being sent back to the reviewers.

  • You can download the how to correct your galley proofs here.

You can learn more about ethical considerations for publishing here.

We provide tools and guidelines for creating high-quality figures according to Allergy’s specifications. The following requirements apply to both, figures in the main manuscript and in the supporting information. To avoid publication delays, please review the instructions and check that your figures fully adhere to the journal’s specifications. Please go to figure guidelines by clicking here.

You can download the guidelines for making good figures here.

What is the aim of preparing a graphical abstract?

GAs are designed to draw attention to the target audience, serving as a quick graphical summary of the research findings. You can find a guideline for how to prepare graphical abstracts by clicking here.

You can download the how to present data efficiently presentation here.

You can download the how to to change your author list at revision guideline here.