Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- The manuscript is original, unpublished and has not been sent to another publication system simultaneously.
The authors are aware of the Copyright Notice and Open Access Statement and agree with it (at the end of the page).
- The authors are the owners and responsible for all the information stated in the paper.
- The paper is submitted in either of these word processors: OpenOffice, Microsoft Word®, or RTF, and without personal data or institutional filiation.
They show, in detail, the original results of completed research projects, which have not been previously published. When it comes to standardization of analytical methods, these must be validated under international standards.
Those are structured documents that analyze and integrate research findings in science or technology fields, with the proposal to manifest the progress and development trends. Experts make them, and present an overview of the area of study, with a critical assessment of its development.
The structure and headings of the reviews correspond to the author. However, the editorial board may suggest changes to improve the manuscript. The literature review should cover not less than one year and be at least 50 references.
Short papers show preliminary or partial results of scientific or technological research, which requires a quick diffusion, about a work-related to pharmaceutical and food sciences. They have a maximum of 15 pages, maintaining the structure of the full articles
Copyright Notice and Open Access Statement
The Journal Vitae works under the Open Access license, and the published manuscripts remain available for the public, both on the Journal's website and in databases, under the Creative Commons license, "Non-commercial Attribution" and "No-derivative Works" systems, adopted in Colombia. Hence, when the authors agree to publish in the Journal Vitae, they also give the exclusive license and the copyrights to the Journal Vitae and the University of Antioquia, without the right to economic retributions on publications and reproductions through different diffusion media. The documents are freely available to the internet public, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts, pass them as data to software. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be appropriately acknowledged and cited.
Authors declare that:
They are the intellectual property owners and responsible for all the information stated in the article.
This manuscript has not been submitted or published in other printed or digital media. They accept the responsibility for the judgments, opinions, and points of view expressed in the published article and, therefore, they exonerate Universidad de Antioquia and Journal Vitae from any process.
They exempt Universidad de Antioquia and Journal Vitae from the settlement of conflicts or disputes related to the authorship of the referred article.
They accept the revision of the original manuscript by suitable personnel, and they bind themselves to perform the corrections appointed or suggested by the assessors.
They know the editorial process and, therefore, will not bind the Editorial Board of the Journal to assume any obligations regarding the volume and issue in which the article is published.
They transfer the rights of publication, reprinting, and distribution of the article from the moment of its approval, in print and digital format, without the right to economic rewards, and under the licensing conditions considered relevant by Journal Vitae.
They fully authorize Universidad de Antioquia and Journal Vitae to submit the published material to the diverse databases and indexing systems where the Journal can be found to comply with the requirements of the regulatory authorities to maintain the national classification of journals.
They will assume the article publication costs established for the current issue, and they will make the payment as soon as they are informed about the volume and the issue in which the final version of the article is published.
After the article is published, you can share digital or printed copies in a non-commercial manner. You will be able to use the paper in your institution or company for educational or research purposes, including the use in course programs.
Conflict of interest: Authors are responsible for recognizing and disclosing any financial or other benefits that could be perceived to bias their work, acknowledging all financial support and any personal connections with potential sponsors. Examples of such conflicts include receiving research funds or honoraria, serving on advisory boards, stock ownership, or employment and consulting arrangements. Authors without such connections should clearly state that they have no financial support or personal relationships that could be perceived to bias their work. All conflicts of interest should be disclosed on the author's identification page of the manuscript.
The Journal Vitae is highly sensitive to the privacy interests of users and believes that the protection of those interests is one of its most significant responsibilities. Thus, the names and email addresses entered in the Journal Vitae will be used exclusively for the purposes stated by this journal, which are the processing and publication of manuscripts submitted. They will not be available for any other purpose or to any other person.